Join us for our Summer Speakers Series and Networking Blast events for entrepreneurs and business owners, and participate in a chance to win a ticket to the Fashion Designers of Latin America LIVE Shows in NYC!
Latinas in Business is excited to announce the return of our Summer Speakers Series and Networking Blast events, but with a twist!
If you did not have the chance to attend these workshops during the 2021 Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Summit that took place in June, now you can! And also have a chance to win a ticket to the Fashion Designers of Latin America LIVE Shows in NYC.
Women entrepreneurs and business owners, you won’t want to miss out on these fantastic events and networking opportunities. Meet us at our Networking Blast to talk about you and your business and connect with other entrepreneurs! Members and non-members, we invite you to share your experiences!
How to participate in the Summer Series Networking Blast events
The Networking Blast events will take place over the course of three Wednesdays throughout August, starting on August 4th. Attend these Summer Series and gain the tools you need to THRIVE in business!
- First, register and select one, two, or all three Networking Blasts! One extra ticket to be raffled among all those who sign up for all 3 workshops.
- You will receive a private link to watch a workshop at your convenience during the week previous to the Networking Blast.
- Open the link, watch the YouTube private video. Participants should watch at least 15 minutes of the video to participate in the FDLA ticket raffle. Then, leave a comment so we know it was you!
- Show up at that same week’s Networking Blast from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
- All participants who left a comment on the YouTube private link will participate in a raffle of a ticket** to:
The Fashion Designers of Latin America LIVE Shows will take place on September 8 and 9, 2021 in NYC. Each FDLA VIP Ticket (Value $250) includes:
- Access to all Shows
- Red Carpet Reception
- Open Bar
- Gift Bag
** Ticket does not include any other cash or in-kind compensation or accommodation. It’s personal and non-transferable. Certain restrictions apply. Not valid where the raffle is not legal. Only available in the US.
Our must-attend workshops
These three stellar workshops from industry leaders were featured during our THRIVE! 2021 Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Summit in June. Each of these three featured workshops will help you gain the tools and resources you need to grow your business and reach your next business goals.
Workshop 1: Grow with Google
First, learn how to utilize Google to increase your business’s visibility with Sandra Elise Garcia’s workshop. Want to know how to make your business stand out online? Or how to make your business appear on the first page of a Google search? This workshop will teach you all about the different tools and resources Google offers to maximize your business’ visibility online.
Sandra Elisa Garcia is a Marketing and Branding strategist and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consultant. Her corporate experience includes organizations such as Clear Channel Outdoor, Time Warner Cable Media, PEOPLE.com, and CNNMoney.com developing marketing strategies and compelling sales programs. Sandra has strategized for brands such as Toyota, L’Oreal, Estee Lauder, Apple, Verizon Wireless, Sephora, Pepsi, and American Express to name a few.
You might be interested: Grow with Google: Lucy Pinto discusses digital tools, trends, and resources for small businesses
Workshop 2: Real Strategies to Access Business Funding
Every business needs funding to expand and create new products. Join Peggy Paulson and Orlando Camargo as they explore real funding options to help you grow your business.
Orlando Camargo is the Vice President | SBA Business Development Officer for Valley National Bank in Totowa NJ.
Peggy Paulson is the Vice President | SBA BDO, SBA Department at Valley National Bank in Jericho, NY.
Workshop 3: Increase Revenue with Sustainable Practices
Finally, sustainability is key to keeping businesses running and adapting to changing times. Join Apple White and Dorothy Kahlau to learn sustainable practices you can implement into your business that not only motivate employee engagement and encourage technological solutions but also save your company money.
Apple White joined Valley National Bank in 2020 as the Workplace and Environmental Sustainability Strategy Manager. As a champion of effective change management, she provides solutions to amplify Valley’s workplace experience through space design, technology enablement, and workforce flexibility. She also drives environmental sustainability programs throughout the organization by partnering with purchasing, facilities, construction, and business group leaders.
Dorothy Kahlau is Valley Bank’s Director of Women in Business program, a multistate program designed to support women at all stages of their career and business: from aspiring women in business to well-established executives and anywhere in between. In this position, she fosters connections and encourages collaboration between women to help them take their business to the next level.