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NHLI Latina conferences to be held in Miami, Indianapolis

Posted by Elena del Valle on July 13, 2006

Maria Cisneros 

Maria Cisneros, agent, State Farm Insurance

Photos: State Farm Insurance, Siren Studios

The National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI) selected Miami and Indianapolis as the final two of seven cities for its empowerment conferences. A half-day professional development and motivational conference will be held July 14, 2006 at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables.  Admission for the event, which begins at 8 a.m., is $25.

Amy Serrano

Amy Serrano, director, writer and producer, Siren Studios

Following a 30 minute discussion about NHLI, there will be a presentation: “The Seven Demands of Leadership,” and a panel discussion, “Latinas Sharing Their Secrets of Success.” Speakers include Zulma Barrios, L.H.D, senior advisor, Gallup University; Anitere Flores, representative, Miami-Dade county; Maria Cisnero, agent, State Farm Insurance; Raquel Egusquiza, director community development & international strategy, Ford Motor Company; Ana Acle-Menendez, editor, The Miami Herald; Amy Serrano, director, Siren Studios; and Marisa Rivera-Albert, president, NHLI.

The Virginia based organization provides leadership training opportunities for Latinas as “ethical world leaders.” The next NHLI event will be in Indianapolis, Indiana at the Westin Indianapolis Hotel on August 18, 2006. More information is available online at  — Melissa Gonzalez.