Hundreds of Chicago Latinos Came Together for the Adelante Movement, a Day-long Event of Personal Empowerment, Economic Literacy and Entrepreneurship Information
Chicago, IL — According to a new study by Nielsen, “Latinas are key drivers of Hispanic economic power in the U.S.” They are outpacing Latino males in education and career, expanding their purchasing power and shopping for the entire family. And Chicago Latinas are leading the way. Hundreds of them came together Saturday orThe Adelante Movement: Chicago, a free, day-long program featuring inspirational speakers, business workshops, networking sessions, information about job opportunities at Coca-Cola, personal and professional development tips as well as financial and business advice to help Chicago Latinas create economic prosperity for their families. Watch:
Presented by Coca-Cola, Adelante Chicago took place Saturday, October 12 at The Museum of Broadcast Communications and featured Nely Galán TV Producer and founder of The Adelante Movement, (“The View,” “Celebrity Apprentice with Donald Trump,” creator of the hit reality series“The Swan”), Sandra Cisneros, Chicago native, world-renowned author and MacArthur Fellow; Rosie Castro, political activist and mother of San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro and his brother U.S. Congressman Joaquín Castro; and Nell Merlino, Founder and President of Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence. Watch and be inspired: http://www.youtube.
In addition, as part of The Coca-Cola Company’s 5by20 initiative which enables the economic empowerment of 5 million women entrepreneurs across the Company’s global value chain by the year 2020, Adelante Chicago included a panel of industry experts who provided solutions and practical business information to the women on the spot.
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