"Giving Latino Businesses a Platform to Thrive and an Ability to Shape Public Policy."

Latina's Prosperity Summit

  • 09/24/2019
  • 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • The Capital Hilton, 1001 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036

Registration


On September 24th, The Latino Coalition will host our first national Latina’s Prosperity Summit, focusing on the most dynamic demographic group in our country: Latinas!

Did you know?

  • Latinas start small businesses at a faster rate than any other group in the U.S.
  • There are about two million Latina-owned firms in the U.S. 
  • Latina-owned firms employ more than half a million people. 
  • Latina-owned firms generate nearly $100 billion in revenue annually.

Our conference agenda will feature leading Latinas in business and government, with a close look at what Latinas need to scale and grow their businesses, from procurement opportunities to tax code certainty and regulatory clarity.

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How do I book my hotel stay?

Capital Hilton Washington D.C. is offering the special group rate of $329.00+ USD per night per standard King or double room.

Book Now: https://book.passkey.com/go/TheLatinoCoalition2019

Start date: Friday, 9/20/19

End date: Tuesday, 9/24/19

Last day to book: Friday 8/30/19 by 11:59PM EST


Agenda 


Time: 7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast & Registration
Location: 
Foyer


Time: 8:15 am - 9:30 am Opening Session

Latina Power: America’s Leading Entrepreneurs 
Latinas start businesses at a higher rate than any other demographic group in the U.S. What drives this economic and cultural phenomenon, and how can it be encouraged and leveraged for generations to come?

Hector V. Barreto, Chairman & CEO, The Latino Coalition

Emcee: Ruben Maciel, Executive Board Member, The Latino Coalition

Lou Correa, U.S. Representative, 46th District, California

Martha Barcena Coqui, Ambassador of Mexico to the United States

Andrea R. Ramirez, Policy Advisor/Director of Hispanic Engagement, The White House Office of Public Liaison

Marcia Vannuccini, Second Vice President, Director to Consumer Programs & Distribution, Guardian Direct

Danny Vargas, Chairman, Friends of the National Museum of the American Latino

Raymond P. Martinez, Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator, U.S. Department of Transportation

Robert Bard, CEO, Latina Style, Inc.

Location: Breakout Room


Time: 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Procurement Panel: Modern Matchmaking
There will always be a place for in-person matchmaking events in the procurement space, but online tools like TLC MatchPoint are making procurement matches easier and more profitable for small firms than ever before.

Moderator: Regina O. Heyward, Senior Vice President and Head of Supplier Diversity, Wells Fargo

Tarrance Frierson, Head of Supplier Diversity & Development at Southern California Edison

Tommy L. Marks, Executive Director, Department Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency, Federal Procurement Center

Elvira Valenzuela, Vice President Corporate Development & Legislative Affairs, East West Bank

Marcia Vannuccini, Second Vice President, Director to Consumer Programs & Distribution, Guardian Direct

Location: Breakout Room


Time: 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Technology Panel: Opportunities and Challenges for Small Firms
Digital transformation, artificial intelligence and 5G are all impacting the way the world does business — but do all of these impact small business? What trends in technology are important for small firms to understand, harness and leverage? Panelists will highlight the most important innovations and opportunities in tech for entrepreneurs.

Moderator: Celeste Carrasco, Director Public Affairs, AT&T

David Young, Vice President of Public Policy, Verizon

Michael R. Purdy
, Senior Counsel, Google

Anais Carmona, Director of Federal Legislative Affairs, TMobile

Victoria Jeffries, Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, Public Policy, Univision 

Location: Breakout Room


Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm  Luncheon

Leading Latinas
Across both business and government, Latinas are leading and making an impact. Their inspiring contributions deserve a new level of recognition and celebration. Enjoy lunch as you hear motivational messages from just a few of America’s leading Latinas and Latina advocates.

Hector V. Barreto, Chairman & CEO, The Latino Coalition

Emcee: Tsi-Tsi-Ki Felix, Univision Communications Inc.

Regina O. Heyward, Senior Vice President and Head of Supplier Diversity, Well Fargo

Gigi Dixon, SVP, Sr. Director of External Relations for National Constituents, Government Relations and Public Policy, Well Fargo

Ryan Burns, Manager, Federal Government Relations, Corporate Affairs, Walmart

The Honorable Jeanette M. Nuñez, Florida Lieutenant Governor

TLC Leadership Award: Silvia Aldana, Manager of Federal Affairs, Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Triunfadora Award: Luz Veronica Morales Alfaro, Vice President, National Bar of Notaries of Mexico

Susan I. Santana
, Assistant Vice President of Federal Relations, AT&T

President, Charitable and Voluntary Society of the Superior Audit Office of Puebla

Jovita Carranza, Treasurer, United States Department of Treasury

Jenny Korn, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Director for the Office of Public Liaison, White House Office of Public Liaison

Location: Main Room


Time: 2:15 pm – 4:00 pm

Latina Town Hall Meeting: Latinas, Unplugged
The best advice is candid advice. This town-hall-style session will feature an engaging, free-range discussion about the elements of leadership and entrepreneurship that are unique among America’s leading Latinas.

RemarksJenny Korn, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Director for the Office of Public Liaison, White House Office of Public Liaison

Moderator: Christina Sanchez, Senior Partner, Milagro Strategy Group

Irma Aguirre, Board Member, The Latino Coalition

Jackie Puente, Executive Director, External Affairs, Comcast

Jenny Korn, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Director for the Office of Public Liaison, White House Office of Public Liaison

Abigail Golden Vazquez, Executive Director/Vice President, The Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program

Location: Main Room


Time: 2:15 pm – 4:00 pm

Business Matchmaking: Finding More Business

Location: Breakout Room


Time: 4:15 pm – 4:45 pm

Networking & Exhibit

Location: Foyer


Time: 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

Closing Reception

Location: Foyer

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