LATINAS THINK BIG™ NATIONAL TOUR
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About the LATINAS THINK BIG™ National Tour
ELLA Leadership Institute is proud to present LATINAS THINK BIG™ Los Angeles, the second stop of a national and international tour showcasing innovative professional Latinas.
LATINAS THINK BIG™ is a live and virtual event broadcast nationally by Google+ Hangouts On Air, that showcases Latina thought leadership, innovation and ambition. This dynamic event features ‘TED-talk’ style presentations of Latina innovators from diverse industries, including technology, science, business, academia, the arts and the military, among others. Powered by ELLA Leadership Institute, the collection of talks are housed on the ELLA Institute’s YouTube channel for educational and social impact purposes.
Google, our title sponsor and supporter, has collaborated with ELLA Leadership Institute to LIVE STREAM the LATINAS THINK BIG™ events through Google+ Hangouts On Air for national visibility. Recordings of the live event and individual presentations will be available on YouTube following the event, at http://www.youtube.com/ellainstitute.
About ELLA Leadership Institute
ELLA Leadership Institute is a multi-platform professional development organization created to advance the careers and leadership of women. ELLA Institute leverages technology, social media and new media to bring professional development training programs to women where they are — online, the workplace, their community or college. From webinars and online professional network platforms, to live training programs, conferences and events, ELLA Institute takes a comprehensive approach to career and leadership development.
ELLA Leadership Institute is a mission-driven organization that takes a comprehensive approach to career and leadership development. In formulating what women need to move their careers to the next level, ELLA Institute examines the sociocultural, organizational and personal elements that impact career success. The dynamic interplay of these elements are considered in developing effective programs and curricula.
ELLA Leadership Institute offers strategic and tailored training, consulting and mentoring programs to women seeking career and leadership success.
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Founder & CEO, Dr. Angelica Perez-Litwin
ELLA Leadership Institute’s mission is anchored on the vision of the oldest daughter of hard-working Dominican immigrant parents. Dr. Angelica Perez-Litwin, Founder and CEO of ELLA Institute, was born and raised in Washington Heights, New York. As a bicultural Latina with a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Fordham University, Dr. Perez-Litwin has a deeply personal and professional understanding of the challenges that U.S. Latinas face in achieving career success. She has devoted more than 20 years of her professional career as a Clinical Psychologist and Social Entrepreneur to the empowerment, wellbeing and success of Latinas.
Prior to her current practice, Dr. Perez-Litwin had a faculty appointment at New York University School of Medicine, where she conducted cross-cultural research on Latinos, Alzheimer’s and caregiving. She is a graduate of Harvard Kennedy School Executive Program, National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI) Executive Leadership Program and Center for Creative Leadership.
Dr. Perez-Litwin has leveraged social media and digital publishing to reach the digital Latina. Recognized as a Latina Tech Leader and Latin@ Blogger of the Year by LATISM, Dr. Perez-Litwin has galvanized an online community of nearly 2,300 of accomplished Latinas, industry leaders and social media influencers who connect daily on the ELLA Institute’s Latina Leadership Network.
As the Publisher of NEW LATINA, Dr. Perez-Litwin has greatly contributed to a new digital conversation focusing on issues that matter to today’s career-driven and progressive Latinas. She is a regular contributor on the Huffington Post and regular guest speaker on National Public Radio (NPR). Dr. Perez-Litwin has been an invited presenter/panelist at numerous national conferences, including National Council of La Raza (NCLR), National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI), Hispanicize, BlogHer and LATISM. She has appeared as an expert guest on Telemundo, Univision and HITN.
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