November 14, 2008
The National Latina Business Women Association (NLBWA) will host its third annual conference, Helping Build the Latina Business Woman, on Thursday, November 20, 2008 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla in San Diego. NLBWA has lined up an impressive list of speakers and educational workshops for this year’s participants. The conference keynote speakers include: California Secretary of State and Consumer Services Agency, The Honorable Rosario Marin; Senior Vice President and General Counsel for AT&T, Patricia Diaz Dennis, and District Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration for San Diego, Dr. Ruben Garcia.
“We are proud to offer our participants an impressive line up of speakers at this year’s conference,” stated NLBWA President, Theresa Ynzunza. “Every year NLBWA holds this conference, we make strides in increasing our visibility and value by securing speakers that are highly regarded experts within the business community.”
The conference workshops will focus on providing the tools and techniques that will help the Latina business owner thrive in today’s uncertain economic marketplace. Workshop topics will focus on leveraging existing resources for success, managing the bottom line and thriving in a challenging economy. Panel discussions will be held at each workshop where participants will hear first hand from business experts and owners the techniques they are utilizing to succeed and grow in today’s economy.
NLBWA is also celebrating the association’s fifth anniversary as one of the leading organizations for Latina Business owners. Since its foundation, the association has grown to seven chapters nationwide and consists of 500 members. As the association marks this milestone, plans for expansion continue with the goal of empowering Latina business owners to greater success.
NLBWA’s mission is to promote, develop and support the rapid growth of Latina business owners and professionals. The national organization supports the development of chapters throughout the country and these chapters deliver programs and services enabling greater success for this critical, but underrepresented market. The purpose of NLBWA is to create more representation, visibility, and business development. The organization also strives to provide networking and mentoring opportunities throughout the country for Latinas at all levels in the world of business. Visit www.nlbwa.com for more information.