LAA’s Latina empowerment conference expected to draw 1,000 participants May 6

 

WHAT:
The Latin American Association presents its 2nd Annual Latina Empowerment Conference, a daylong event that seeks to empower Latina immigrants in their quest to become self-sufficient and have more control over their financial and personal futures. The conference features motivational speakers, workshops on a variety of topics, an expo with nearly 100 exhibitors, networking opportunities, cultural  events and much more. It is free and in Spanish. Some 1,000 participants are expected to attend, twice as many as last year.

The conference is an integral part of the LAA’s Latinas’ Economic Empowerment Program, which was created in 2014 with a $300,000 seed grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation.

For more information, visit http://thelaa.org/events/latina-empowerment-conference

WHO:
S
ome 1,000 Latina immigrants who aspire to take more control over their financial future. Talks and workshops will focus on helping immigrants start their own business, transferring skills to find a job in the U.S., building self-esteem, balancing the competing roles of Latina immigrants, fighting stress and much more.

 Keynote speaker is Nely Galán, founder of The Coca-Cola Company’s Adelante Movement and author of the women’s empowerment best-seller ¡Adelante! Cómo ser emprendedora y autosuficiente para alcanzar una vida rica y realizada

WHEN:
Saturday, May 6, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

WHERE:
Infinite Energy Center  (Forum), 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, GA 30097

MEDIA CONTACT:
Aixa Pascual apascual@thelaa.org, 404.234.4143

 

Thank you to the conference sponsors:
Gold: National Guard * McDonald’s * Turner

Silver: Amerigroup * BB&T * CareSource * CIMA * CIOX Health * Cruz & Associates * Fifth Third Bank * Kuck Immigration Partners * Macy’s * SunTrust * UPS 

Presenting Media Sponsor: Telemundo Atlanta

Media: MundoHispánico * El Patrón 105.3 * Radio Información * Qué Pasa en Atlanta * Vida 96.5FM-1010AM 

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The Latin American Association is an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization that empowers Latinos to adapt, integrate and thrive. Founded in 1972, it is the largest and longest-serving agency in Georgia dedicated to serving the needs of Latino families.

For more information, visit www.thelaa.org