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Latina Entrepreneurs In The IE Take Charge of Their Finances! Power Packed Financial Bootcamp A gathering of passionate Latina business owners hungry for success and ready to take their enterprises to the next level. Led by seasoned accounting experts, this immersive program was a game-changer for everyone involved, whether they were beginners or seasoned professionals....
LEILA ™ AWARDS CEREMONY As the Inland Empire business community turns a new leaf in 2023, Latina-Owned businesses appear as resolute and valuable as a gold-spreading radiance that lights the path for future women entrepreneurs. The inspiration for this year’s LEILA Awards is taken from what is the most valuable and reliable; a ‘Gold Standard.’ Latina-owned businesses in the Inland Empire exemplify the qualities of pure gold recognized for their remarkable adaptability, strength, and relentless spirit and are formed through a transformation that requires ingenuity, grit, and a winning mindset. During the event, we’ll examine the findings of the most recent NLBWA-IE research study in partnership with UCR. This analysis focuses on the digital divide’s disproportionate impact on Latina-owned businesses, particularly the lack of access to media literacy in the Inland Empire region. The Latinas nominated are entrepreneurs that have demonstrated leadership and service to their community. We are thrilled to recognize these brilliant women in 3 categories: LATINA EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR AWARD, LATINA OWNED EMERGING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD, and LATINA OWNED BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD.
A Night of Triumph and Recognition The glitzy ambiance of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Ontario Airport. , on the evening of Friday, May 12, 2023, historywas made as the National Latina Business Women Association of the Inland Empire Institute hosted the much-anticipated 8th annual  2023 Latina Entrepreneur in Leadership Awards LEILA™ Gala. This celebration, organized...
2023 Business Management & Leadership Academy UCR Micro MBA – A Supplier Development In today’s fast-paced economy, entrepreneurs who want to succeed must prioritize continuous learning in business management. With the ever-evolving landscape of industries and markets, staying up to date on the latest trends, strategies, and best practices is essential for staying competitive and...
Latina Entrepreneurship; Rapidly Growing in the US   Latinas are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the US, with over 1.5 million. Latina-owned businesses are generating $65 billion in revenue. SCORE Meta-Analysis Reveals that Hispanic Entrepreneurs Launch Small Businesses at over Eleven Times the Rate of Non-Hispanic Counterparts. Over the last decade, the percentage of...
Have you checked in with an attorney recently, and do you know the answers to these questions as applied to your small business?  If not, it may be time for a legal check-up.  
Knowing your customer seems like an obvious requirement when launching a new business or expanding a product line, after all we’ve been told about its importance in most business or marketing courses.   What we don’t typically hear is that without a “deep and first-hand” knowledge of the customer we are likely to fail in...
Prosperity through Entrepreneurship is primarily fueled by our constitutional right to own property, own businesses, generate income from that property and keep the earnings!
Here are the top mistakes that people make when creating a business succession plan – and how you can avoid them.

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The National Latina Business Women Association Inland Empire Institute (NLBWA-IE) is a regional 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization with the purpose of strengthening the success of Latina Entrepreneurs in the Inland Southern California region by educating, promoting, developing, and supporting the rapid growth of Latina business owners and professionals.

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LEILA ™ AWARDS CEREMONY As the Inland Empire business community turns a new leaf in 2023, Latina-Owned businesses appear as resolute and valuable as a gold-spreading radiance that lights the path for future women entrepreneurs. The inspiration for this year’s LEILA Awards is taken from what is the most valuable and reliable; a ‘Gold Standard.’ Latina-owned businesses in the Inland Empire exemplify the qualities of pure gold recognized for their remarkable adaptability, strength, and relentless spirit and are formed through a transformation that requires ingenuity, grit, and a winning mindset. During the event, we’ll examine the findings of the most recent NLBWA-IE research study in partnership with UCR. This analysis focuses on the digital divide’s disproportionate impact on Latina-owned businesses, particularly the lack of access to media literacy in the Inland Empire region. The Latinas nominated are entrepreneurs that have demonstrated leadership and service to their community. We are thrilled to recognize these brilliant women in 3 categories: LATINA EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR AWARD, LATINA OWNED EMERGING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD, and LATINA OWNED BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD.
The 2023 LEILA™ Gala Was A Huge Success!
January 23, 2024
2023 Business Management & Leadership Academy UCR Micro MBA – A Supplier Development
January 23, 2024
Latinas Emerge as Major Entrepreneur Group
April 20, 2023

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