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Thrive! Summit Empowers the Future of Women Entrepreneurs by Exploring Topics in Personal Power, Financial Wellness and Business Innovation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Contact: Angela Harrington
Vice President,
Communications and External Relations
201-509-1840
Angela-Harringt@BerkeleyCollege.edu
THRIVE! SUMMIT EMPOWERS THE FUTURE OF WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS
BY EXPLORING TOPICS IN PERSONAL POWER, FINANCIAL WELLNESS
AND BUSINESS INNOVATION

Register Now for the Virtual Conference on June 10, 2021

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Women business owners seeking tools and insights to propel them forward in the wake of COVID-19 are invited to register for the 2021 Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Summit (2021 WEES), to be held virtually on June 10, 2021, from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. The third annual summit, THRIVE! Imperatives Shaping the Future of Women Entrepreneurs, is organized by Latinas in Business Inc. and co-sponsored by Berkeley College. Keynote speakers include Lucy Pinto, Program Manager, Grow with Google, and Alice Rodriguez, Chairwoman, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Susana G. Baumann President and CEO, Latinas in Business Inc., and Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College, will deliver welcome remarks.

Click here for the full program agenda.

Berkeley Latinas Keynote

Photo Caption (L to R): Lucy Pinto, Program Manager, Grow with Google, and Alice Rodriguez, Chairwoman, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will deliver keynotes during the 2021 Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Summit. Susana G. Baumann, President and CEO, Latinas in Business Inc., and Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College, will deliver welcome remarks.

“The support from leaders of this caliber show us that Latinas and other women entrepreneurs are a striking force in the U.S. economy, and they cannot be left behind,” Baumann said. “Organizations and leaders around the country need to work together to keep them not only surviving, but also thriving during the difficult pandemic economic transition.”

Summit workshops will focus on three essential areas of development: personal power, financial wellness and business innovation. Topics include resilience, self-care, sustainability, digital transformation, finding funding and growing your network.

Angela Harrington, Vice President, Communications and External Relations, Berkeley College, will moderate “Taking Care of Your Inner Self: The Road to Resilience,” with panelists Melissa Baralt, PhD, Berkeley College Master Faculty, Math and Sciences; Adel Wilson, MA, CEO and Founder, Celebrity Media Group, bestselling author, media coach and speaker; and Erica Sandoval, LCSW, Co-founder, Employee Network Allyance and President, National Association of Social Workers, New York City Chapter.

Berkeley Latinas Workshop

Photo Caption (L to R): Angela Harrington, Vice President, Communications and External Relations, Berkeley College, will moderate “Taking Care of Your Inner Self: The Road to Resilience,” during the 2021 Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Summit. Panelists include Melissa Baralt, PhD, Berkeley College Master Faculty, Math and Sciences; Erica Sandoval, LCSW, Co-founder, Employee Network Allyance and President, National Association of Social Workers, New York City Chapter; and Adel Wilson, MA, CEO and Founder, Celebrity Media Group, bestselling author, media coach and speaker.

“Berkeley College is proud to collaborate with Latinas in Business in paving a path forward for Latina women,” Harrington said. “The THRIVE! forum is an opportunity for women to envision their futures beyond the pandemic and to experience the value of higher education in self-development and in building diversity and equity into the ecosystem of entrepreneurship.”

The program will close with the 2020-2021 Latina Leaders’ Awards ceremony, recognizing Wendy Garcia, Chief Diversity Officer, New York City Office of the Comptroller Scott Stringer, as the Small Business Champion.

Register Today!

For more information about the Summit, and to register, visit: www.latinasinbusiness-wees.us

About Latinas in Business Inc.

Founded by Susana G. Baumann, Latinas in Business Inc. is national nonprofit 501(c)(3) membership digital media organization that advocates for the economic empowerment of Latinas and other minority women entrepreneurs. Based in New Jersey, USA, it provides branding, marketing, advertising and editorial services to entrepreneurs, small businesses owners and independent professionals through a quality digital platform, digital marketing content, social media campaigns and educational and promotional public events. 

About Berkeley College

Berkeley College, founded in 1931, is a career-focused institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education that offers students Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degree and Certificate programs in more than 20 career fields. The College also offers continuing education programs to enhance career credentials.

Berkeley College has campuses in Midtown Manhattan and White Plains, NY, as well as in Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park, NJ, with more than 4,900 students enrolled. In addition, Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. U.S. News & World Report has named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, for eight consecutive years. The website address is http://www.BerkeleyCollege.edu  

The mission of Berkeley College is to empower students to achieve lifelong success in dynamic careers.

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