For Immediate Release: Wednesday, September 15, 2010
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National Hispana Leadership Institute’s Fellow Aurelia Flores
Selected as One of the 2010 MillerCoors Líderes
(Washington, DC) – National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI) Executive Leadership Program Fellow, Aurelia Flores, was selected as a 2010 MillerCoors Líder for her outstanding work in the community.
Flores — a versatile leader featured as one of Poder Magazine’s 2010 “20 Latino Leaders Under 40”, blogger founder of PowerfulLatinas.com and distinguished attorney — will be featured along with eleven other Hispanic leaders from across the country in a national advertising campaign and an online public voting program, at www.MillerCoorsLideres.com starting today, September 15 until October 29.
Through online voting, Aurelia will have the opportunity to be chosen as the 2010 MillerCoors Líder of the Year and receive a $25,000 grant for a community leadership project with NHLI and MillerCoors.
“Aurelia is an exemplary Latina Leader with extraordinary vision and commitment to empowering Latinas. We are proud of her accomplishments and honored that she has selected NHLI as her organization of choice,” said Cristina López, NHLI’s President. “Congratulations to MillerCoors Líderes for supporting Latino leadership and elevating exceptional Latina role models,” said López.
To support NHLI leadership programs and Aurelia Flores go to www.MillerCoorsLideres.com and vote for Aurelia. To learn more about Aurelia and NHLI, visit www.nhli.org/MillerCoorsLiderAurelia.
Through PowerfulLatinas.com, Aurelia connects empowers and inspires Latinas to create a better world.
Inspired by more than 70 Latina leaders from across the nation that she has interviewed, Aurelia has expanded her brand with the launch of a Latina Personal Power series, an online program that organizes groups of Powerful Latinas and offers them tools to implement positive change in their lives.
It is also her ability to overcome adversity and use her experiences to educate and motivate others that makes her an outstanding role model. A former single teen mother, Flores graduated from Stanford Law School and was a Fulbright scholar. She is a practicing intellectual property attorney.
A seasoned national speaker and trainer on leadership topics, Aurelia was recently featured in the book Aim High: Extraordinary Stories of Hispanic and Latina women.
“The 2010 MillerCoors Líderes are a diverse group of respected community leaders and we’re proud to highlight their achievements,” said Joedis Avila, multicultural relations manager, MillerCoors. “Through this program we strive to support Latino community leaders who serve as examples and role models for future generations.”
The National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI) is the premier leadership organization preparing Latinas for positions of national influence, public policy impact, and to contribute to the advancement of the Hispanic community. Through its award-winning programs and renowned conferences and trainings, since 1987 NHLI has trained and empowered more than 10,000 Latina leaders from the public and private sectors who have been appointed to leadership positions in government, corporate America, nonprofits, foundations or have started their own businesses. NHLI’s mission is to develop Hispanas as ethical leaders through training, professional development, relationship
building, and community activism. www.nhli.org
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