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Latinas LEAD Power Summit

June 9 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join Latinas LEAD and the Latino Community Foundation of Colorado (LCFC) for the 2nd Annual Latinas LEAD Power Summit, Uniting Our Power to Advance Our Influence, a full day conference designed to create a shared learning environment and highlight the unique strengths, challenges and opportunities Latina women face as they continue in their personal and professional development.

Visit our website: latinasleadpowersummit.org for more details and information.

$35 Full day Power Summit (includes: light breakfast, corporate box lunch and dessert reception)

For groups of 5 or greater please contact dafonseca@rcfdenver.org or 303.398.7405


8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:10 a.m.

9:15-9:25 a.m.
Healing/Open Blessing
Ramona Beltran MSW, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work

9:25 – 9:55 a.m.
Keynote: Be The Change, Unapologetically Latina
Sonia Gutierrez, Anchor, 9News

9:55 – 10:25 a.m.
Power Break

10:25 – 11:30 a.m.
Community Influencers Panel
Gabriela Domenzain, Latino Policy Institute, Providence, Rhode Island
Yesenia Arreola, Upward Bound Program, Rifle, Colorado
Dolores Del Campo, Morgan Community College, Ft. Morgan, Colorado
Silvia Hernandez, Grupo Esperanza, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Angela Tzul, Mujer Fuerza y Sentimiento, Denver, Colorado

11:30 – 12:30 p.m.
Recharge & Rejuvenate Lunch

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
Keynote: Observations around Latina Identity
Denise Soler Cox,
Latina filmmaker and cultural storyteller, Project Eñye

1:00 – 1:35 p.m.
Inspiraciones –
Performances on Latina Leadership: Stories of Impact
Itzel Santos, Colorado Circles for Change
Victoria Gomez Betancourt, Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights
Nelly Garcia, Hispanic Affairs Project
Dr. Violeta Garcia, Latinitas in STEM
Candi CdeBaca, Project Voyce
Alma Urbano, Project Voyce

1:35 – 1:45 p.m.
Latinas LEAD Award Presentation

1:45 – 1:55 p.m.
Building Your Life’s Legacy
Patricia Barela Rivera, Senior Managing Fellow,
Las Mujeres Valientes Fellowship

1:55 – 2:00 p.m.
Closing Program

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Let’s LEAD Networking and Dessert Reception


This event has a Google Hangouts video call.
Join: https://hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/calendar/NmFvMHRsdTdyczluMnRjcGg0MWJkNHVubm9AZ3JvdXAuY2FsZW5kYXIuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbQ.591mo87a3ll7tlg7e2vsp25t4e?hs=121


June 9
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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