Sheila Coon
Owner & Baker, Hot Oven Cookies

Join Us in recognizing our Latinas & Power Entrepreneur of the Year for her savvy business acumen and model for change.


2024 Community Warrior

Nelba Marquez-Greene

LMFT, The Grieving Life LLC


Nelba Márquez-Greene is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in grief, loss, trauma and their impact on individuals and systems.

Nelba holds a Bachelor of Music from the Hartt School and a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Joseph College. Nelba taught and supervised at the Family Therapy program at the University of Winnipeg’s Aurora Family Therapy Centre and later worked as the Coordinator for Klingberg Family Therapy Center’s outpatient child and adolescent psychiatric clinic. She also served as adjunct faculty at Central Connecticut State University.


Join us in recognizing our Latinas & Power Champions for their courage and contributions to the progress of the Latino Community.

Maria Rodriguez
Maria RodriguezExecutive Director, Give with Love Corporation
Maritza Bond
Maritza BondMPH, Director of Public Health, City of New Haven
Veronica Maldonado
Veronica MaldonadoDirector of Organizational Capacity and Development, Our Piece of the Pie