Dr. Marlene Orozco demystifies misconceptions about Latinas through data 

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Latina researcher and founder of Stratified Insights, Marlene Orozco, shares the importance of data in demystifying misconceptions and biases about Latinas. 

Alice Rodriguez: Overcoming obstacles and the power to succeed in business and life

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The 2021 Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Summit (WEES) was a day full of inspiration and empowerment. With inspiring guest speakers, panels from industry leaders, and interactive deep-dive workshops, the event centered on giving entrepreneurs the tools to THRIVE! post-pandemic.
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Vic Sanchez, founder of Libro Magico Amarillo, shares pandemic lessons learned and exciting future plans

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Vic Sanchez, creator and founder of Libro Magico Amarillo, a publishing company that creates personalized Spanish children’s books, shares lessons learned during the pandemic and Kickstarter campaign plans.

2021 WEES Speaker Maria Piastre: A Latina leader excels in a male-dominated industry 

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In 2017, after only 12 years working in this male-dominated industry, Maria was appointed Metallix Refining President. Ambition had always been a driving force fueled by a passion for the industry, but never did she imagine to be made President.

Community leader and nonprofit organizer Sandy S. Broughton shares her story of career success and lessons learned

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Sandy S. Broughton is  a leader in her community and a role model and a champion for women in business. She shares with Latinas in Business her career story and journey to career success as a community leader for almost 30 years in the nonprofit sector.

Ivana Sedia is helping people connect and transcend borders through language translation services

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Ivana Sedia is the founder of Unida Translation, which delivers both spoken and written word translation services in over 125 languages for projects in the certified, legal, government, medical, and technical fields.
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Ivelisse Rodriguez Simon discusses trends in investment capital for minority women asset managers

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Currently, there's about $70 trillion of capital to manage in the United States, yet only 1% of that capital is managed by women, or people of color despite these groups representing 75% of the US population. This is one of many barriers that prevents and limits access to capital for minority-owned small businesses.

Alexita Bridgeman educates Latino families and business owners on the importance of life insurance post-COVID19

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As we’ve seen throughout COVID-19 pandemic stories, many families were not prepared for this virus. Financial devastation and unexpected deaths have left many at a great loss and has emphasized the importance of things like life insurance and financial literacy, and savings. 
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Tanya Ramos-Puig appointed President of the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation 

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The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation has appointed Tanya Ramos-Puig as president of the philanthropic arm of the Latin Recording Academy, effective immediately.