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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the 3rd Annual Latina Empowerment Conference on Friday, October 6, 2017


Summary of the Conference includes:

JoAnn Chávez, VP Legal and Chief Tax Officer for DTE Energy, will be the Luncheon Keynote Speaker. Raised in Southwest Detroit, Ms. Chávez has dedicated her career in inspiring and supporting women and Hispanic initiatives. She currently serves on the board of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and will deliver an inspiring message at the conference to Latinas eager to learn from her success.

JoAnn Chávez


The Latina Empowerment Conference is a partnership between Oakland University and Ask The Latina, an online portal that provides Latinas with resources and tools to empower them throughout the journey of their lives.


According to organizers, the Latina Empowerment Conference inspires Latinas with programs to prepare them for their life journey. This is the only conference that brings Latina leaders from the community to share their experience and give valuable advice to students preparing for college.


Workshop presenters include: Latinas and trailblazers from Ford, Dominos, Merrill Lynch, Dow Chemical and Comerica Bank.


Event Sponsors include: Comerica Bank and DTE Energy: The conference will include a continental breakfast, lunch with exhibitors and bilingual (Spanish/English) workshops in the areas of Finance, Legal, Education, Health, and Business.


About Ask The Latina: Ask The Latina was founded by Terry Beltrán of Beltrán Media in 2012. A free membership online portal for Latinas to access life decision tools on education, health, legal, finance and business. The content is bilingual, Spanish and English and categories by the age stages of a Latina’s life journey. Members can contribute articles, announce events, build social connections with like minded Latinas.

Website: www.AsktheLatina.com or www.PreguntaAUnaLatina.com


About Oakland University Center for Multicultural Initiatives: The Center for Multicultural Initiatives was established in 1993 to advance Oakland University’s commitment to diversity in increasing the retention and graduation of a culturally diverse student body by developing strategies that engage all students in the attainment of academic excellence and social success.

The mission of the center is” Creating a Legacy of Innovation, Excellence, Leadership, and Service”


WHEN: Friday, October 6, 2017

TIME: The event opens at 8:00 and the conference begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. and

ends at 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Oakland Center, Oakland University, 312 Meadow Brook Rd, Rochester,

Michigan 48309.

Tickets: www.LatinaEmpowermentConference.Eventbrite.com


Website: http://wwwp.oakland.edu/cmi/

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