Mar 16, 2015
When Nely Galan was a little girl, she didn’t hang posters of movie stars and musicians on her wall. She hung a photo of Sherry Lansing, the first woman to head a Hollywood studio. Women need to see someone else succeed—to know that their dreams are possible, and attainable by someone who’s not so different from them. Galan grew up to become that woman for others in the Latina community and beyond.
Mar 13, 2015
As a female and first generation immigrant, Galán has experienced and overcome a host of challenges. And with education as the foundation of her movement, she has learned a number of lessons from her own experiences that she seeks to impart on those that might benefit from them. See our exchange below:
Mar 2, 2015
The Adelante Movement, founded by Nely Galan and Coca-Cola in 2011, is one such U.S. organization to benefit from the increased Foundation and company support. With a mission to unite and economically empower Latinas, The Adelante Movement was officially integrated with the Company’s 5by20 initiative in 2014. Adelante will be a catalyst in achieving the company’s 5by20 goals in a developed market – focusing on Latinas, an emerging economic market in the U.S.
Jan 23, 2015
There's something special about highly successful people. They might look like everyone else, but they think and act differently. They set big goals for themselves, and they consistently accomplish them. And if they fail occasionally, which we all do, they just pick themselves up and try again--lesson learned.
Aug 10, 2014
WASHINGTON — Starting and running a small business is challenging enough, especially right now, with the economic recovery still struggling to find its footing.
It can be all the more difficult if you're female.
A new congressional report found that women own nearly a third of the country's small businesses, yet they account for less than 5 percent of the money borrowed through traditional small-business loans.
Aug 10, 2014
Placer County Online
Nely Galan, Giselle Fernandez, Alejandra Castillo, Arturo Vargas, Antonio Gonzalez Among Speakers Addressing Premier Statewide Gathering in Orange County
SACRAMENTO – The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (CHCC), announced its lineup of nationally recognized business and community leaders to address its upcoming 2014 statewide annual convention set for August 13-15 in Orange County.
Jul 24, 2014
The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship held a hearing on Wednesday to identify persistent challenges and opportunities for women entrepreneurs.
Twenty-six years ago, the Women's Business Ownership Act was passed, which, according to the report, "helped women's business-ownership grow from 4.1 million small businesses in 1987 to 8.6 million in 2013. In 2009, women-owned businesses had an economic impact of nearly $3 trillion -- translating into the creation/maintenance of 23 million jobs and 16 percent of all U.S. jobs."
Jul 17, 2014
Great profile on Nely Galan's early life, her career, and the start of The Adelante Movement.
Jul 15, 2014
The Adelante Movement will present the "Latino Entrepreneurs Succeeding Online" panel during the Latinas Brunch at the annual National Council of La Raza conference on July 20, it was announced on Tuesday.
Jun 10, 2014
The words fire, empowerment, leadership, and passion draw to mind one Latina: Nely Galan. Dubbed the “Tropical Tycoon” by the New York Times Magazine, Galan was the first Latina president of a U.S. television network at Telemundo. She is a successful media and real estate entrepreneur, and is one of the entertainment industry's savviest talents.
Oct 8, 2013
La Raza Newspapers
Este sábado 12 de octubre el "Adelante Movement" brindará talleres de capacitación económica, consejos personales y motivación a hispanas interesadas en una carrera social, empresarial o política.
Oct 6, 2013
Adelante se dedica a proveer talleres de negocios y sesiones informativos para ele progreso de las mujeres.
Oct 3, 2013
The Lawndale News
TV Producer, inspirational speaker and founder of The Adelante Movement, Nely Galan is bringing The Adelante Movement to Chicago.
Nov 11, 2012
La Voz de Houston
La idea principal es que las futuras o presentes empresarias impulsen sus negocios, aprendan a capitalizar sus talentos, se impulsen como grupo.
Nov 2, 2012
KBXX 97.9 FM The Box
Houston, Texas was chosen as the next stop of The Adelante Movement: Tour For Latina Economic Empowerment
LATISM Conference. The Adelante movement was founded by Latina Media Mogul Nely Galán and featured Sandra Cisneros, award-winning author and Nell Merlino, Founder and President of Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence as the headliners.
Oct 27, 2012
Culture Map Houston
The Adelante Tour is in Houston and the women driving the movement are on a mission.
Oct 27, 2012
KTRK TV ABC Houston
The conference features successful Latina women aiming to inspire others on how they made it and how to do the same.
Oct 26, 2012
NewsFix CW36 Houston
“Do you know that more women in America are starting businesses than getting married than ever before in history?” asked self-made media mogul Nely Galán.
Oct 26, 2012
My FOX Houston
As Houston's and the nation's Latin community grows, so does the group's social and economic influence.
Oct 25, 2012
The Accidental Guru
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