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ALPFA Boston's 12TH Annual Latina Summit

Boston, MA • June 21, 2018

Ellevate Boston is proud to be part of this great event “Leveraging the Power of Relationships”. Join us!

Thursday, June 21, 2018 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
600 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210

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Through the Latina summit “Leveraging the Power of Relationships” Latina professionals will learn how to build and draw on their relationship capital, the power of sponsorship, how to ask, and have a clear understanding of how to act on the responsibilities as a protégé. 

The audience will also discover how to “Accelerate Women Inclusion in key fields in Boston: STEM, Healthcare, Finance, Entrepreneurship, and D&I” as we present strategies on creating, nurturing, and maintaining a professional support network.

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All attendees are required to have a government-issued photo ID to enter the building.

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Full Agenda

AGENDA (Subject to change)

Master of Ceremonies: Richard Chacon, Executive Director of News Content, WBUR

4:30p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration and refreshments
5:30p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Welcome
6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Breakout sessions Choose A or B:

Panel A. How to Accelerate Women’s Inclusion in Key Fields in Boston: STEM, Healthcare, Finance, Entrepreneurship and D&I


  • Denise Burges, CEO, Girls Scouts Eastern Massachusetts
  • Ive Peña Gonzalez, VP, Talent Acquisition and Inclusion Director, Eastern Bank
  • Dr. Patricia Silveyra, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Humanities, Penn State College of Medicine.
  • Angela Sanchez, Founder and CEO of Artyfactos
  • Gloria G. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Officer, Senior Officer

Panel B. Gaining Visibility: Are Latinas in Boston represented?

Moderator: Maria Garcia, ARTery Reporter, WBUR


  • Tania del Rio, Diversity Outreach Officer, City of Boston
  • Giselle Sterling, Commissioner of Veterans, City of Boston
  • Eileen Alexopoulos, Senior Director of Integrated Business Support, Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Aixa Beauchamp, Co-founder of the Latino Legacy Fund
  • Yuly Fuentes Medel, Neuroscientist, Executive Director, Descience - Research on the Runway

7:00p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Award ceremony
7:15p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Closing remarks
7:30p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Networking

The 2018 Latina Summit will feature two sessions each with 5-6 panelists, who will give a brief introduction followed by a moderated discussion. 

Get Introduced to the Women You Should Know

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Kristy Wallace
Kristy Wallace

New York, NY

CEO at Ellevate Network

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Maricella Herrera Avila

VP Operations & Strategy at Ellevate Network

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