Our first year of joy empowering Latinas to achieve their goals in business and the workplace had to come together by celebrating the accomplishments of our @LIBizus!
Here are the winners and finalists of our LatinasinBusiness.us 2015 Best Business Award –by the number of Likes of their elevator pitch videos on our LatinasinBusiness.us Facebook page:
Fortuna Alcocer, School of Prosperity “Shri Sama” LLC
Tula Alcocer, Fortuna for You, is a happy Latina who loves inspiring, guiding and empowering Latino entrepreneurs in both the United States and worldwide, to be prosperous and happy in the fulfillment of their purpose of life. She loves freedom. She believes, first, on the huge opportunity to make our lives what our own decision determines. As a proof, she lets her inner-self freely expresses through entrepreneurship.
She also believes that providing the proper knowledge and proper guidance can make a big difference in the lives of people who strive for prosperity and to have a happy life. Leadership is an expression of self-love, love to our descendants, to our community and to our nation, and when it manifests first in ourselves then it can manifest at home and finally in our outside world.
She has created School of Prosperity “Shri Sama” LLC and School Of Successful MLM Entrepreneurs “Guru” to contribute to the creation of new true leaders and successful entrepreneurs in the Latino community. She is a linguist, a Personal & a Master Business Neuro-Coach, International Speaker and a full time mom of Bridget and Cesar.
My goal is to share this great opportunity with those who are looking to have the financial freedom they want to do what they love and those looking for a different lifestyle. I also want to share the knowledge our great group of motivators are teaching us on a daily basis and have allowed me to grow personally. Now I know that God has given me the capacity and the wisdom to achieve whatever I want and that success lies on what I believe I am entitled to.
Organo Gold is a global network marketing company on a mission to spread the knowledge of Ganoderma to the entire world. The company’s vision is to help people improve their lives by reaching new levels of health, wealth, and balance through opportunity and products. In just five short years, this vision has inspired and helped millions around the world.
Hipatia Lopez is the inventor of a kitchen utensil that works as a pastry press known as the “Empanada Fork.” It is call Empanada Fork because it makes “fork like” impressions on the dough to seal the edges.
Her “idea” began around the kitchen table during the holiday season when her family was making 100 empanadas. She remembers complaining about how long this last step was taking. Her product is now sold through online stores such as QVC, Uncommongoods, and Mexgrocer. It is also available in stores over at LEBRON Restaurant Equipment & Supplies in NYC and Kerekes Bakery & Restaurant Equipment in Brooklyn, NY.
Frances is the proud daughter of Mexican immigrants that were once field workers and at one point as a child we were even homeless. Today, she is among the 7% of female inventors and the only .3% of Latinas that have ever been granted a patent in the United States. The inventor of Hanging Secrets, her new invention will revolutionize how women store their intimate apparel.
Hanging Secrets is about cause. They are committed to supporting organizations that assist breast cancer survivors and recently provided complete makeovers for 12 breast cancer survivors at our product launch in San Diego, CA. Hanging Secrets was then featured within Inventor Digest Magazine. Inventors Digest is a monthly magazine and website devoted to promoting professional inventors.
“Create your Dreams, Crave your Dreams, and Cultivate your Dreams” ~ Frances Prado
Dr. Isaura Gonzalez, Latina Mastermind
Dr. Gonzalez is the Founder and Creator of Latina Mastermind. She is dedicated to empowering Latinas by teaching them to stand in their own power and create more income in a less time. Dr. Gonzalez created the revolutionary Latina Mastermind Mobile app which is the FIRST and ONLY application intended to build Latina communities locally, nationally and internationally. Her mission establishes a global platform of Latinas by synergizing and collaborating in an effort to achieve more goals personally and professionally while advancing generational wealth for their families. Dr. González is a Licensed Clinical psychologist, speaker, consultant, educator, empowerment coach, and presenter. She has taught undergraduate and graduate students for the last 21 years. Dr. Gonzalez has contributed to several news, print and online media including being a guest speaker on National Public Radio (NPR) and is listed as a WMC SheSource expert. 8 Likes
Pretty Mama Breastfeeding is a completely unique brand offering bilingual English & Spanish lactation services and maternity/breastfeeding products, all in one location. Their in-home and online lactation counseling sessions are easily scheduled through their www.prettymb.com site. Their Lactation Professionals are ready to assist and guide you with any and all of your breastfeeding questions. They offer shopping in brand name apparel selection and unique gifts and accessories for both mom and baby! 5 Likes
Marisela Cigliuti, TeleNurse Network
Recognizing a deficit in specialty providers, Marisela decided to create TeleNurse Network with the goal of connecting patients to nursing services and reducing barriers to care. She was able to blend her healthcare and clinical nursing experience while addressing the challenges in today’s healthcare environment. “My passion for nursing has always been a central driver in my life,” said Marisela. “I look forward to advancing the nursing profession with the use of technology to help improve the care we deliver to patients while decreasing healthcare costs.”
Mariela spent over 15 years in hospitals including Hackensack University Medical Center Health System, Mount Sinai Health System, and Hospital for Special Surgery. Her experience includes Stroke/Neurology, Endoscopy, Operating Room, Quality Management, and Same Day Surgery. She holds Bachelor’s degrees in Health Care Management and B.S. Nursing from St. Peter’s University.
Congratulations to all participants and we are also announcing the LatinasinBusiness.us 2015 Best Business Awards ceremony tomorrow at the SHCCNJ 25th Annual Convention and Expo. Don’t miss it, be there!
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