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Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) Partners with Latina Style, Inc. to Promote Latina Empowerment… One Woman At a Time.
Media partnership will aim to foster online community engagement and local event participation.
WASHINGTON, DC – June 12, 2012. – Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) announced today a national media partnership with LATINA Style, Inc. The media partnership will enhance efforts in fostering online and offline community engagement at local and national events with the greater goal to empower Latinas, one woman at a time.
As a partner organization, LATISM will provide support at local events, specifically in partnership with the Anna Maria Arias Foundation at LATINA Style Business Series, the most successful ongoing business development program for Latina business owners in the nation. The interactive business development program, LATINA Style Business Series brings together Latina business owners with key corporation and government agencies that provide the goods and services needed by these outstanding entrepreneurs.
“We have established an outstanding relationship with LATINA Style, Inc. over the last year. Some of our LATISM chapters have already participated in the LATINA Style Business Series and have taken all the information and empowerment back to their communities.” said Elianne Ramos, Vice Chair of Marketing and PR at LATISM. “The national media partnership will open doors in every corner of the LATISM community and empower our men and women in areas that we are passionate about growing: entrepreneurship, education, leadership.”
Lupita Colmenero, Executive Vice President at LATINA Style, Inc. said “We are proud of the partnership between LATINA Style and LATISM. We are joining forces to keep empowering and educating our Latino community and aim to increase knowledge and engage our members beyond the events.”
A core team from LATISM and LATINA Style, Inc. will oversee planning and implementation for the partnership. Upcoming event dates are as follows:
- CHICAGO, IL (June 2 – 6, 2012)
- CHARLOTTE, NC (July 19)
- SAN ANTONIO, TX (October 25)
ABOUT LATINA STYLE BUSINESS SERIES
The LATINA Style Business Series has become the most prestigious national conference for Latina leaders in our country. The conference focuses on an array of issues affecting the Latina professional workingwoman; concentrating on solving some of the most critical business challenges faced by the Latina entrepreneur as she starts up her business or as she plans for expansion. Over 28,000 Latina entrepreneurs and professionals have attended and benefited from participating in this exciting and informative one-day business development program since it first launched in 1998.
Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) is a 501(c) 4 nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing the social, civic and economic status of the Latino community. LATISM also helps to raise awareness among corporate brands, NGOs and government entities about using social media to reach Latinos. Our partnership initiatives include research, event sponsorships, and leadership training. A pioneering social media organization with over 140,000 members in its network, LATISM has been hailed as the most influential online movement in the new multicultural Web. To learn more about the Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) organization, visit http://latism.org