More than 500 Latinas will be participating in the Latin American Association’s 1st Annual Latina Empowerment Conference ¡Avanzando Juntas! on Feb. 27

 

WHAT:

The daylong event is focused on inspiring and empowering Latinas in their journey of personal and economic growth. Workshop topics include writing a business plan, finding a job, making a budget and developing self-esteem. The conference is part of the Latin American Association’s Latinas Economic Empowerment Program, which offers business courses, education, mentoring and support so that Latinas can make their dreams a reality.

 

WHO:

More than 500 Latinas with the desire to improve their economic situation by launching their own business, searching for a better job and/or empowering themselves with information and resources.

Keynote speaker is WSB-TV anchor and reporter Wendy Corona.

Mariela Romero of Univision 34 Atlanta will be the mistress of ceremonies and panel moderator.

 

 

WHEN:

Saturday, Feb. 27, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Opening ceremony starts at 9:45 a.m.

 

WHERE:

The Westminster Schools, 1424 West Paces Ferry Rd., N.W., Atlanta, GA 30327 (exit 255 on I-75)

Registration and opening ceremony are at Pressly Hall.

 

CONTACT:

If interested in covering the conference, please contact Aixa Pascual at 404.234.4143 or apascual@thelaa.org

 

 

SPONSORS:

The Coca-Cola Foundation provided funds to launch the conference

Gold: Cox Enterprises, McDonald’s

Silver: BB&T, Country Financial, Kuck Immigration Partners, MARTA, Medciphers, SunTrust, Turner, Events Boutik

Media: Univision 34 Atlanta, Vida 96.5, MundoHispánico, Qué Pasa en Atlanta?