Latina Entrepreneur In Leadership Awards – LEILA ™

An Annual Awards Gala

LEILA ™ Awards Ceremony

LEILA ™ is an annual awards gala where local government leaders and the Inland Empire business community come together to recognize local Latina entrepreneurs and celebrate their success, achievements, and their impact on our communities. The nominees are Latinas who have demonstrated entrepreneurial leadership and service to their community. In 2022, we are honored to recognize 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.  Moreover, at this event, NLBWA-IE will share with the attendees the valuable insights learned from their latest research study: Impacts of Covid-19 on Latina Businesses in Inland Southern California. This year’s event promises to be enlightening,  inspirational, fun, and memorable!

Attendees will acquire:

LEILA™ brings unity to all stakeholders of the Inland Empire Business Community as well as provides several benefits to our businesses, including building a successful and lasting network, Opportunities for Corporate Sponsorships, Business Advisement, and much more.

  • Motivation by the success of other women in business
  • Empowerment from multiple Fortune 1000 companies
  • Advertising and Influencer Marketing opportunities 
  • An opportunity to break away from the corporate environment, celebrate Latina success, and have fun.

Participants will gain:

LEILA™  provides an opportunity to be inspired and connect with successful peers. You will experience the magic of the women’s circle of support that has captured the hearts and minds of women-owned businesses across the Inland Empire, CA.

  • Closing Awards Ceremony recognizing the top Latinas for each award category
  • Exclusive Dinner & Sprites
  • Gain skills for success in business
  • Inspiration and Education to reach your full potential