Saturday, December 5
11:00 a.m. EST Welcome Remarks
Latinas Talk: Transforming Empowerment to Action
A conversation that emphasizes the role that women have played in LULAC's history and present time. Through this conversation, attendees will learn the role that LULAC women played in the integration of councils, the development of LULAC programs, and impact in the communities we serve.
12:00 p.m. EST
Mindfulness inclusion in the Golden Age of Latina Women
Older Latinas play an essential role in our culture, from reminding us of our values and keeping our traditions alive through music, cuisines, and history, yet are often forgotten when policies and programs are developed. This conversation will address older adults’ state and the importance of healthcare, retirement, and other programs that reduce the hardship that many face. It will also highlight the leading role our elders have taken around COVID-19 to take care of their families and communities.
12:45 p.m. EST
Generating Wealth in Business Post COVID19
It was estimated that there were 1.9 million Hispanic women-owned firms in the United States in 2016, employing 550,400 workers and generating $97 billion in revenues. However, they are often underrepresented as entrepreneurs. With a projected increase of Hispanic women-owned businesses, this conversation will discuss the untapped potential of women businesses, the characteristics of Hispanic women entrepreneurs, and the impact that their success has on the economy after COVID19.
1:30 p.m. EST
Leadership Development during times of Adversity
The roles and responsibilities of business leaders have dramatically changed in the past few months. Before COVID-19, CEOs and other executives in high-growth companies were focused on fostering innovation, driving revenue, and gaining market share. Today, many of those same leaders must make rapid decisions about controlling costs and maintaining liquidity. This panel will focus on best practices and a dialogue around strategies and behaviors to help manage during a time of crisis.
2:15 p.m. EST
The Future is Female … One Nation United
32 million Latinos were eligible to vote in 2020, and they were a key factor in the outcome of the presidential election. Latinas drive household decisions and affect who shows up to the polls in their communities. This conversation will address the key role Latinas had in the presidential elections and what issues drove Latinas to the poll such as affordable and quality healthcare, immigration, and the economy. This panel will also address the growing number of Latinas running for office and participation in elections.
3:00 p.m. EST
Latinas In Corporate America
Latinas are a valuable talent pool for US employers, yet they only represent less than 1% of US executives. This panel brings a group of executives to discuss the reality of being Latina in Corporate America. Learn how their culture impacted their careers and what barriers still exist.
3:55 p.m. EST Closing Remarks