Emerging Latina Entrepreneurial & Leadership Program

February 10, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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This program will empower new small business owners with the skills, knowledge, & support needed to build and maintain a thriving business

About this event

Every Thursday (8 Weekly Sessions)

February 10th – March 31st

5 PM – 7:30 PM

Location: Zoom

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This is an interactive program with discussion, expert speakers, and problem-solving techniques. Attendees will receive handouts, pre-work, and other valuable tools to practice what they learn during each session. At the end of the program, participants will have the opportunity to present their business plan to the group and get feedback from other business experts. In addition, attendees will be invited to be part of a Facebook group, with other previous program participants, where they can connect, inform and inspire each other on their entrepreneurial journey!

This program enables participants to start and maintain a successful small business by teaching skills and sharing resources. It includes topics such as:

  • How legally start a business, complete market research, handle finances, evaluate timing, etc.
  • How to develop a one-page business plan
  • Understanding Financial Management
  • Business Formations for small business
  • Leadership in Management
  • Lending and connecting participants with trustworthy lenders

Meet our instructors:

Dr. Rosibel Ochoa, Associate Vice Chancellor Technology Partnerships at the University of California, Riverside.

Lala Castro, Digital Marketing Consultant, Lala Castro Media

Maria D. Acosta, Business Economic Development – Specialization in Financing

Silvia Luna, Principal Attorney, Luna Legal Firm

Ruth Lopez Novodor, NLBWA-IE Board President & President at On Cue Consulting

Meet our Panelist for the Access to Capital Session:

Sylvia Gutierrez, Economic Development Specialist, and Women’s Business Outreach Representative, U.S. Small Business Administration Orange County/Inland Empire District Office. Sign up HERE to receive email updates.

Patty Pulido, Senior Vice President / Senior Relationship Manager Commercial Banking, Bank of America

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Recommendations and requirements:

Must register via the Eventbrite registration page.

All registered attendees will receive an email before the event with the link to access the event.

Platform: Zoom (recommended to download the app if accessing through a mobile device)

Recommended browsers: For the best experience, please use one of these browsers: Edge, New Chromium Edge, Chrome or Firefox. No finance experience is needed.

Future Sponsorships

Are you interested in sponsoring a future workshop event or webinar? Please contact Maria M. Solano at mmsolano@nlbwa-ie.com

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