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2014 Webinars

Latinas Leading the Country

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

Are you interested in impacting your community by running for office? Have you ever wondered what a career in government is like? Are you looking to break into the public sector? Join us as we discuss the Latina experience in the public sector on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 2 PM EST. This is must-attend webinar for Latinas seeking a political or government career. The panel discussion will feature three NHLI Executive Leadership Program alumnae: Delia Garcia, Lisa Ramirez, and the Honorable Laura Esquivel


2013 Webinars

Your Space, Your Identity, Your Self – Empowerment

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 1:00PM EST

Your space is about you. It may be your home, office, or personal niche. How well does your space serve your needs, show who you are and what you're about? Find out why and how for Latinas, creating and maintaining our own space are important forms of personal and professional self-empowerment. Join Alicia Chavira-Prado, Ph.D., diversity and leadership trainer, consultant and coach at Inclusive Works 4 All, to help develop your leadership skills by creating and enhancing your own space. Includes short demonstrations of affordable, power-packed projects almost anyone can do, that encourage your own expressions of identity in both artistic and practical ways. Get fun DIY tips that will raise your self- confidence and professional assertiveness. Warning: This may be addictive!

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The Presidential Appointee Roadmap

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 1:00PM EST

This webinar assists Latinas in navigating the appointments process. Facilitated by NHLI alumna Rita Jaramillo. The Presidential Appointee Roadmap is an empowering and resource-filled presentation that will guide you through the presidential appointment process. Rita Jaramillo has held management positions with four federal agencies giving her extensive experience in the Executive Branch of government. Teresa leads the Priority Placement Team which manages Presidential Personnel's relationships with various constituencies, including the Hispanic community. This is a must-attend webinar for anyone interested in ensuring that Latinas are at the table at every level of government.

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2012 Webinars

Cost-Effective Solutions to Launch a Twitter Party

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 1:00pm–2:00pm EST

Have you ever wanted to learn the basics about how to launch a successful Twitter Party? Join Tatiana Johnson, social engineer, and business and corporate communications strategist as well as NHLI staff on Wednesday, November 28th. You will learn how to plan for a twitter party and why they are of value. oin us for this valuable discussion! Need a Twitter Party crash course? Click here! Presented by Tatiana Johnson, JeffreyGroup Account Executive.

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To Years of Living Fabulously

Monday, November 26, 2012 at 1:00pm–2:00pm EST

With increasing longevity, women, in particular, need to take steps now that will help assure an active, healthy and fabulous future. Join Amy Slonim, Ph.D. from the Centers for Disease Control and Susan Lutz MSW from AARP’s Decide. Create. Share.℠ as they answer important health questions for Latina women. What are the most recent recommendations for health screenings and vaccinations? Why is family medical history and medication management so important? Would loved ones know what to do if you couldn’t communicate your health care wishes? Get free helpful resources you can share with others.  Presented by AARP.

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Planning Your Financial Future in 5 Steps

Monday, November 19, 2012 at 1:00pm–2:00pm EST

Knowing what your income will be in retirement and what expenses to anticipate are key factors in securing your future. Join Erin Scheithe and Susan Lutz from AARP as they discuss the importance of envisioning your retirement, estimating your income and expenses as well as preparing for the “what ifs”. Learn about helpful free tools that will make the budgeting easier. Presented by AARP.

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Caring for Older Parents in the Latina Household

Wednesday, September 14, 2012 at 1:00pm–2:00pm EST

Today’s dutiful daughter is juggling more while trying to care for older relatives. Children and jobs are in the daily mix of things to get done. How is caregiving in the Latina’s family different? What can be done to prepare before a crisis occurs? What are the tools and resources that exist to help the caregiver be successful? Presented by AARP.

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Associated Handout: A Shopper's Guide to Long-Term Care Insurance

Latinas on the Rise: Leadership Strategies for Career Success

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 1:00pm–2:00pm (east)

Developing your leadership skills is necessary to pave your path to promotion and ensure professional success. Discover how to establish your credibility in the workplace. Learn to communicate with confidence both upward and across your organization. Explore ways to increase your visibility and establish your reputation as a leader. Presented by Ellie Nieves.

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Cost Effective Solutions to Amplify Your Communications Strategy

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 1:00pm (east)

This session will serve as an introduction to social media and corporate communications. During this session, Tatiana Johnson, JeffreyGroup Account Executive, will share innovative tips to increase reach, drive, traffic and faster engagement. Cost Effective Solutions to Amplify your Communications Strategy, will allow participants to gain a deeper understanding of how to create a successful communications plan, involving traditional and nontraditional channels.

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Using Cloud services like Office 365
to Help You Pursue your Professional and Personal Interests

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 1:00pm (east)

Presented By Penelope (Penny) Delgadillo, Senior Product Manager with Microsoft, Office 365 Marketing. In this session, attendees can learn how Microsoft Cloud services like Office 365 can help personal organization and productivity, as well as become a tool for propelling growth and change within their businesses or personal interest groups.

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The 2012 Project:
A Year of Opportunity for Latinas

Don't get mad, Get elected.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 1:00pm (east)

Facilitated by Former Colorado State Senator Polly Baca former Kansas State House Representative Delia Garcia, A Year of Opportunity for Latinas is a thought-provoking, empowering, and resource-filled presentation. This is a must-attend webinar for anyone interested in ensuring that women are at the table at every level of government. .

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Latinas Negotiating Leadership Success

Thursday, May 3, 2012at 1:00pm (east)

Facilitated by Dr. Yasmin Davidds, Psy.D, M.C.C., this webinar unfolds the answers to negotiation while also understanding the different negotiation styles.

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9 Ways to Build Your Professional Network
For Career Advancement and Social Capital

Friday, April 13 at 2:00pm (east)

Facilitated by Rosetta Thurman, this webinar will take you through nine practical strategies to build your professional network from scratch-both on and offline.

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2011 Webinars

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10 Simple Steps to Get You & Your Community Healthy for 2012

Wednesday, December 7 at 1:00pm (east)

Facilitated by Helen Arteaga director of Plaza del Sol Family Health Center, a division of Urban Health Plan, Inc. This webinar will teach you the tips to planning a healthier and more fulfilling 2012. (Read more...)

Overview of Fannie Mae and the Job Application Process

Wednesday, October 19 at 1:00pm (east)

Facilitated by Mike Kessler, director of Human Resources at Fannie Mae. Learn about Fannie Mae, a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) chartered by Congress with a mission to provide liquidity, stability and affordability to the U.S. housing and mortgage markets. (Read more...)

Boosting your Mental Health:
Coping with the Pace of a Hectic World

Wednesday, October 12 at 1:00pm (east)

Facilitated by Maribel Quiala, speaker, author and media expert well-known for her thought-provoking commentary on critical contemporary health issues. Provides helpful techniques for coping with the symptoms of stress not only during the holidays but all through the year. (Read more...)

Moving Ahead While Staying In Place:
A Career Management Plan For Tough Economic Times

Wednesday, August 24 at 1:00pm (east)

Facilitated by Idalia P. Fernandez a speaker,facilitator, and president of Yaya Speaks. This webinar provide s a clear career management plan that will help you grow and move ahead even in your current job.
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Leading Effectively Through Change: Developing Personal & Organizational Capacity to Thrive During Transitions

Wednesday, July 27 at 1pm (east)

Facilitated by Victoria Aguilar, 1996 NHLI Alumna and Founder and Managing Partner of The AR Group, LLP. This webinar provides a framework for enhancing one's awareness of individual and team perspectives, which are often more polarized during times of transformation. (Read more...)

Professional Skills 101: Understanding the Employment Market
for First-Time Entrants

Wednesday, May 18, 1 pm (east)

Facilitated by Lisette Nieves, CUNY Professor, Social Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Blue Ridge Foundation, and 2010 NHLI alumna. (Read more...)

Why Latinas? Why Now?

Wednesday, March 23, 1 pm (east)

Facilitated by Aurelia Flores, founder of, intellectual property attorney and 2010 NHLI alumna. (Read more...)

Executive Presentations: Proven Techniques that Work

Wednesday, January 19, 1 pm (east)

Facilitated by Dr. Jo Ann Piña, originator of the only values-based model for understanding cross-cultural communication and the creator of the CrossTalk Series.Take your presentation from ordinary to extraordinary. (Read more...)

2010 Webinars

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Manage Your Money Today, Secure Your Finances Tomorrow

Wednesday, November 17, 1 pm (east)

Facilitated by Anna E. Cabral, AARP Brand Ambassador for Family Finance, andAndres Castillo, Project Manager for Social Impact. (Read more...)

Branding Yourself: Projecting a Positive Professional Image

October 27, 1:00 pm (east)

Facilitated by Aida Levitan, President of The Levitan Group. (Read more...)

Strategic Networking for Career Advancement and Personal Growth

October 13 at 1:00 pm (east)

Facilitated by Marieli Colon-Padilla, Chair of the National Hispana Leadership Institute's Board of Directors and a 2006 Executive Leadership Program graduate, and Vice President of Fleishman-Hillard’s FH Hispania®. (Read More...)

Latina Entrepreneurs: Opening Your Own Business

September 29 at 1:00 pm (east)

Facilitated by Elizabeth Eguia-Garcia, entrepreneur, founding CEO of Guide to Grants Plus®, and NHLI 2004 alumna. This webinar helps provide the tools and inspiration to turn your dream of becoming a business owner into a reality. Discover and apply entrepreneurial skill, knowledge, and potential to start and run a successful business. (Read more...)

Advancing Your Career and Working Towards That Big Promotion

September 22 at 1:00 pm (east)

You can take control of your career when you recognize your career as your 'business.' Through this webinar, facilitated by Victoria Aguilar, founder of the AR Group, you will learn to create a roadmap towards the future you envision. The webinar is free thanks to the support of Merck. (Read more...)

Time Management: Organizing Your Busy Life

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Facilitated by Madeline Figueroa, operations management professional and 2000 NHLI Executive Leadership Program alumna. Finding the balance between our professional and personal lives may be a never ending endeavor, using the right kind of tools and learning to "re-prioritize" as needed can help busy leaders stay organized. (Read more...)

Leading with People – People Centered Leadership

Wednesday, April 29, 2010

During this webinar, Aurelia Flores talked to participants about how they connect with others within our own leadership style, suggest some exercises to learn what communication barriers might be holding us back, and teach us how to lead people from their core. Part 3 of a 3-part series. (Read more...)

The Three Ps of Leadership (Passion, Preparation, Perseverance)

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

In this webinar Aurelia Flores provided guidance on how Latina leaders use these three Ps (passion, preparation and perseverance) in their own lives, as well as offer ideas on how we can implement these qualities in our own! This was Part 2 of a 3-part series. (Read more...)

The First Step to Effective Leadership: Knowing Your Self

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Facilitated by Aurelia Flores, Founder of and 2010 National Hispana Leadership Institute Executive Leadership Program Fellow. Part 1 of a 3-part series this webinar walked participants through using the powerful tools of self-knowledge and reflection to better understand our leadership styles, motivators and influencers. (Read more...)

2009 Webinars

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Beyond the Search for Work/Life Balance: Having the Life You Want

Wednesday, November 1

Facilitated by Nanci Luna Jimenez, internationally-recognized trainer and Certified Professional Facilitator. This webinar provided unique insights into clarifying and prioritizing the life we want while we stop wasting time looking for a balance that doesn't exist. (Read More...) Click here for audio recording.

Health Care Reform: What it Means to Women and Latinos

October 27, 2009

Sponsored and facilitated by Nora Super, Director of Federal Government Relations, Health and Long-Term Care at AARP. The webinar focused on providing information to clarify some of the myths about health care and addressed questions from community members about health care reform. (Read More...) Click here for audio recording.

Strategic Networking for Career Advancement and Personal Growth

October 13, 2009

Facilitated by Alicia Paramo-Dionne, an award-winning educator and seasoned trainee.
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