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NJ waives $100 certification fee for small, minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses

Women, minorities and veterans face unique challenges when it comes to opening businesses and accessing capital. But it just got a bit easier for them in New Jersey as NJ waives the $100 filing fee to become certified as a Small-, Minority-, Woman-, and Veteran-Owned Business indefinitely.
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Final Lineup of Stellar Speakers to support THRIVE! 2021 Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Summit

We are pleased to announce our final lineup of speakers for the Latinas in Business THRIVE! 2021 Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Summit (2021 WEES), a unique conference that year after year gathers successful Latinas and other minority women entrepreneurs to Learn. Connect. Succeed!  
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12 Latina Leaders to be honored at the 2021 Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Summit

2020 - 2021 Latinas Leaders Awards - Twelve inspiring and influential Latina Leaders will be honored at the 2021 Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Summit in a hybrid awards ceremony streaming Live from New York City, June 10th at 6:00 PM EDT. 

Vogue Senior Editor Latin America Jose Forteza and Univision Correspondent Daneida Polanco to support THRIVE! 2021 WEES

Condé Nast Senior Editor for Mexico and Latin America for Vogue, GQ and AD, Jose Forteza, will sit one-on-one with Fashion Designers of Latin America’s founder Albania Rosario while Univision Entertainment Correspondent Daneida Polanco will be the MC at the third annual Latinas in Business Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Summit.
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Women in Charge: An ongoing human quest for equity

Pilar Avila and Ashley Hayes of Renovad discuss the role of women in leadership throughout history and today in the ongoing human quest for equity. 

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Chairwoman Alice Rodriguez confirmed as 2021 WEES Keynote Speaker

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Chairwoman Alice Rodriguez to be Keynote Speaker at the 2021 Women Entrepreneur Empowerment Summit, speaking alongside other National Leaders to support Latinas and other minority women entrepreneurs. 

Honoring and remembering the Latina heroes of the past this Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time of remembrance. The holiday honors and mourns those who died while serving in the military and celebrates their lives. This Memorial Day, we would like to shine a light on the historic contributions of Latinas in the U.S. military. 
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New Jersey lifts mask mandate before Memorial Day weekend 

This Memorial Day weekend will be different from the last. Starting today, Friday May 28th, fully-vaccinated people in New Jersey will no longer be required to wear a mask in most indoor settings as mask mandate lifts, Governor Murphy announces. 
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2021 WEES Speaker Jessie Gabriel: How she became the go-to legal firm for women

Jessie Gabriel is the CEO and Founder of All Places, a business and legal strategy firm built by women, for women. Jessie founded All Places after feeling unhappy and underappreciated at her previous firm. Her story is an inspiration to all women who have big dreams and are ready to take charge of their careers.