Nely Galan and The Adelante Movement Encourages Latinas To Become Business Owners
Nov 2, 2012
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.
The tour presented by Coca-Cola, was created to bring together Latinas from around the country to inspire them to take action and to connect them with financial opportunities such as government contracts, franchises, jobs, start-up capital and corporate diversity contracts in order to create wealth and prosperity for their families and their communities. In addition, Nely Galán will deliver the keynote speech during the conference luncheon prior to the Adelante forum. Join the Adelante community: www.theadelantemovement.com.
Click here to hear Nely Galan on Access Houston with Ayana Mack on 97.9 The Box
About The Adelante Movement
The Adelante Movement is a grassroots movement that aims to unite and empower Latinas economically through a digital platform and a national tour of live forums that will partner with leading non-profit organizations to connect Latinas and their families to jobs, start-up funding, franchise and entrepreneurial opportunities, and mentorship—with the goal of creating a private sector solution to bringing economic stability to Latino families via moms, many of the heads of households and are the emerging economic market in the country. The idea is to empower this elite group of Latina leaders and members of The Adelante Movement, to create economic opportunities and prosperity in their communities. Join the movement: www.theadelantemovement.com.
Latinos In Tech Innovation and Social Media (LATISM), a 501(c) 4 nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing the social, civic and economic status of the Latino community. Founded by @AnaRC. At the heart of Latinos in Tech Innovation & Social Media (LATISM) is a commitment to integral action for and by Latinos. We believe in community action and our mission is the manifestation of that commitment.
LATISM seeks to equip our members with the tools they need to transform their communities by integrating community and networking resources that enable our members to make choices, take part in actions and decisions that affect their lives, and become agents for change.
About The Coca-Cola Company
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, the world’s most valuable brand, our Company’s portfolio features 15 billion dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitamin water, PowerAde, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks. Through the world’s largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of 1.8 billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we rank among the world’s top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system employees. For more information, please visit www.thecoca-colacompany.com or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/CocaColaCo.