LATINAS THINK BIG™ Bringing Together Innovative Latina Leaders

By Victoria Cepeda

Calling on all Latina Leaders! 


Dynamic live events broadcasted on Google+ and YouTube that showcase Latina thought leadership, innovation, and ambition. After a successful inaugural event in NYC on August 26, the next stop will be in Los Angeles on October 11th, 2013. Google, the event’s official sponsor, will be providing their outstanding Headquarters where well over 150 attendees will connect and celebrate the work of five talented Latinas. There will also be live music and guaranteed stimulating conversations with your peers.


The exciting line-up of mini-talks will be presented by Rocio Moreno, a celebrated architectural designer; Veronica Villafañe, an Emmy award-winning bilingual multimedia journalist; Pamela Campos-Palma, an Operations Intelligence Manager in the US Air Force; Estefania Ortiz, a Stanford University electrical and software engineering college student; and Noramay Cadena, an IPT leader at Boeing & Co-founder of Latinas in STEM.

What’s the focus of the event?Google Headquarters in Los Angeles, CA

The focus is on community building, professional networking and social impact, LATINAS THINK BIG™ features ‘TED-style’ talks by innovators from diverse industries, including technology, science, business, academia and the arts, among others. The collection of talks are housed on the ELLA Institute’s YouTube channel for educational, professional and social purposes.

“The LATINAS THINK BIG™ platform aims to showcase the very importantwork of bicultural Latinas in this country, as thought leaders, innovators and business owners who are equally invested in social impact” says Dr. Angelica Perez-Litwin, founder of ELLA Institute.


Anchored in ELLA Institute’s core mission of leveraging online technology and social media to reach women where they are, the LATINAS THINK BIG™ event will be live-streamed via Google+ as a Hangout On Air for national visibility. Online viewers are encouraged to register for a Virtual Pass. In partnership with Latina Blogger Connect, viewing parties will also be hosted by 25 influential Latina bloggers around the country, who will broadcast live updates on Twitter.

Additionally, the event will recognize three outstanding Latina/o leaders for their commitment to advancing the careers and lives of Latinos in this country. Monica Gil, Senior Vice President at Nielsen, Eliana Murillo, Head of Multicultural Marketing at Google, and Martin Mares, Founder of the Ivy League Project will receive an ELLA Leadership Institute Award for their outstanding work.


Google Headquarters in Los Angeles


A wide range of sponsorship opportunities with multi-platform reach are available. For inquiries, contact us at


ELLA Leadership Institute is a multi-platform professional development organization and network. ELLA Institute advances the careers and leadership of women through web-based training programs, online peer mentoring, live events, annual training conferences and access to a network of over 3,000 professional and influential Latinas.

To learn more about us or this event, visit: or contact Dr. Perez-Litwin at Office: 845-535-3233.

For further press inquires on this event or to schedule an interview with Dr. Angelica Perez-Litwin, please contact : Majestic Relations Inc., Vanessa Cabezas Office (917) 993-0001 /mobile (516) 728-2950

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