Awardees have been announced for Latinas in Business’ 2022 Women Entrepreneur Empowerment Summit (2022 WEES) a unique conference that year after year gathers successful Latinas and other minority women entrepreneurs in the region to Learn. Connect. Succeed!
The summit takes place on June 24, 2022, from 11:30 am to 4:30 pm at Berkeley College’s Mid-Manhattan Campus located at 3 E 43rd St, New York, NY 10017 (walking distance from Penn Station and Grand Station in New York). Registration is now open at https://2022wees.eventbrite.com/.
The 2022 theme, “SUCCEED! How Women Entrepreneurs Make It in America” alludes to the struggle that minority women entrepreneurs and female founders face to start and expand their businesses in an environment of discrimination and barriers to opportunities.
From 11:30 am to 2:30 pm ET, the event includes panel speakers of who’s who in each area of development, along with a Lunch Reception and their signature peer-to-peer networking session that will help women entrepreneurs elevate themselves and their businesses.
From 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm ET, the event will feature an inspiring keynote speaker, and 12 successful Leaders will be awarded for excelling at growing their businesses or building their communities during the Leaders Awards Ceremony. Relax and enjoy in a camaraderie environment with peer-to-peer networking and a fantastic open bar Mixology Reception with Stand-up Comedian Celebrity Speaker GINA BRILLON.
Among the list of Leaders Awardees are:
Ivana Sedia – Founder of Unida Translation
Jacqueline Sansone – Vice President of Investors Bank
Laura Matos – President of Board of Latina Civic PAC
Dr. Patricia Campos-Medina – President Latina Civic PAC
Andrea Martinez-Mejia – Chief of Staff for the New Jersey Department of Health
Samantha Telfair – Founder, theMERGER. State of Mind
Marcela Berland – President and CEO of Latin Insights
Lucy Pinto – Manager of the Grow with Google Digital Coaches Program
Evelyn Padin – Founder, Law Offices of Evelyn Padin and Nominated U.S. District Court Judge in NJ Supreme Court
Elisa Neira – Deputy Commissioner at NJ Department of Human Services – Office of New Americans
Monica Ramirez – Founder/President, Justice for Migrant Women; Co-founder, The Latinx House
2022 Small Business Champion:
Natalie Madeira Cofield – SBA Assistant Administrator, Office of Women’s Business Ownership
Join us for this must-attend event where Latinas in Business Inc. will help you gain tools, insights, and resources while connecting with other like-minded women that will propel you and your business forward to SUCCEED!
For registration: https://2022wees.eventbrite.com/