Founded by community leader and philanthropist, Emma Salamanca, Haz La Diferencia has been a thriving organization since 2004.


“Success is the result of faith, hope, hard work, determination, and loyalty.”

- Emma Salamanca -


Founder / President

EMMA SALAMANCA                                               "My faith in God and in His promises empowers me to be confident"                                           

With more than 17 years in the entertainment business,  Emma Salamanca has seen the need of quality education in the most vulnerable children, and women around the world.

Her passion in life has been emphasizing the importance of changing children’s and women Live’s Through Love, Hope and Education.
I am so blessed to have a group of positive people - entrepreneurs with a passion and love for what they do - people who give of themselves to help others without hesitation. To encourage other, to step out on faith and walk in the path and plan God has for us.

Officers and Directors


Cecilia Spencer

A professional with extensive experience working with children as a bilingual preschool associate teacher for twenty-six years.

Caring and driven describes how she handles every prospect she faces.

She has believed that the relationships you build with people are thekey to success when you help to improve the world in a social way.

Universal Vision's emphasize the importance of knowledge being attainable for the children of today and the future to have a better life.



Cristina Loza

Hello, my name is Cristina Loza and I'm an office manager of a marble and granite installation company and I'm also a housewife and mother. I joined the organization because they focus on education and through that I believe we can make a difference in the lives of the children.


Estella Pantoja Olamendi

She is a Marketing Professional with an outstanding experience as Director for an international company dedicated to the Outdoor Media.

Entrepreneur, Creative and Innovative Estella has always been distinguished by the human sense and integrity she proposes in each of her new projects to undertake.

She has always believed that being able to involve your professional success with your own life purpose is the key to true human development and meaning.

Today, through a universal vision, its main focus is on promoting a greater knowledge to the present and future generations on the subject of the "To know Aging consciously with dignity and grace".


Mercedes Rendon

With more than 16 years in Real Estate business,

Firmly believes that support, care, direction and help provided to others, 

Always brings great results and a bright future on people's lives.

Working hard to help people in need, touch her heart deeply.

She is decided to put her heart and effort to contribute to make a difference

on the most needed children, women and elderly of our society.


Advisors & Associates

Sal Mendoza
Financial Advisor

Leticia De La Rosa
Legal Advisor

Penny Munoz
Marketing Advisor

Fabiola Reynoso
Educational Advisor

Jetzy Segura
Event Coordinator

Tony Garcia
Business Development

Rudy Loza

Nick Saponaro
Web Designer


7755 Center Avenue, 11th Floor
Huntington Beach, CA, 92647
United States

As an organization, we have given ourselves the task of developing programs, classes and conferences designed toward encouraging our society to make a change.


•Under represented children, youth and adults

•Services to Orphanages (International)

•Educational Programs

•Volunteer Opportunities


•Community Partnership

•Career Guidance and Placement

•Fundraising Initiatives