Rita Moreno to deliver Keynote Address at Latinas & Power
A Call-To-Action for Latinas to Be a Part of the Conversation
May 18, 2017
Hilton Hartford, Hartford, CT
Hartford, CT – Legendary actress, Rita Moreno will headline the Latinas & Power® Symposium as the keynote speaker, on May 18, 2017, at the Hilton Hartford, Marilyn Alverio founder of the Latinas & Power® Symposium announced today.
This year’s conference theme, “Leading In A Complex World: Why Your Voice Matters More Today Than Ever,”serves as a platform at a perfect time to sound the alarm for Latinas to get involved in leadership roles, run for office, and join the [women’s] movement. “Women will walk away with the kind of impactful leadership and communication skills needed to address the many challenges we face in a complex world. We want to be at the table. We want our voice to be heard,” stated Alverio.
The incredibly talented, inspiring and first and only EGOT-winning Latina, Rita Moreno will be at the helm of the conference to share how she has faced and broken barriers throughout the decades.
“I’m blessed to work in an industry that I love so much. But it hasn’t always been easy, and no matter what battles I engaged in, it has always been a worthwhile experience,” said Moreno. “Today, more than ever, it is important for Latinas to strengthen their voices and be the spark and unity of our communities. I am honored to speak to the women attending the Latinas & Power Symposium this year.”
Since 2004, the Latinas & Power® Symposium has hosted this corporate-driven event that serves as a professional development platform for their employees who they value. They send their employees as a way of demonstrating how much they are valued and appreciated.
The high-energy, one-day gathering includes professionals and entrepreneurs from across New England—women with a powerful and culturally relevant story to share. Guests have the opportunity to learn how to make their voices stronger and relevant in a time when our future may seem uncertain.
Latinas & Power® is sponsor-supported with the generous contributions from some of the region’s largest and most respected companies including: Travelers, Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET), The Hartford, Aetna, Cigna, AARP, CT. Housing & Finance Authority (CHFA), Farmington Bank, Liberty Bank, Webster Bank, Prudential, CT. Health Foundation, Space Craft Mgf., Eversource and a slew of businesses who will participate in the exhibitor marketplace.
Through the leadership of Alverio, the annual Latinas & Power® Symposium will once again be a groundbreaking opportunity for women who aspire to advance in their careers or business and improve the quality of their lives. All women from across the country are encouraged to join. This is an event created by Latinas for everyone!
“We have always had to fight to be heard, and now we not only want our voices loud, we want to contribute to social justice and positive change. Latinas more than ever, must strengthen their voices and take their rightful place, making decisions affecting all of our futures.” – Rita Moreno, 2017
To register for the 2017 Latinas & Power® Symposium, please visit: https://