2023 Latinas & Power Symposium

An In-Person and Livestream Event | June 1, 2023

New England’s premier networking event for Latinas on a professional or entrepreneurial track. Created by Latinas for everyone!

Latinas & Power’s 20th annual gathering brings the organization full circle with a return appearance by our very first keynote speaker: business leader, and author DEBORAH ROSADO SHAW, former SVP, Chief of Global Diversity and Engagement for PepsiCo. Joining the participants in the afternoon keynote speaker will be Jane the Virgin actor and uplifting speaker ANDREA NAVEDO.

As in previous years, Latinas & Power Symposium will feature inspiring presenters, engaging panels, a vendor showcase, an awards presentation to honor the Entrepreneur of the Year, Latina Champions, and Company of the Year, plus several networking sessions. Whether you are just starting out on your career journey, you’re a seasoned professional, a small business owner, or looking for inspiration in your personal life.

In-person registration includes event admission, access to the vendor and exhibitor market, lunch, and a post-event networking reception starting at 5 pm. PLEASE NOTE: If you are registering for more than one person, you must register each individual separately. Thank you!

The virtual portion will be hosted via private YouTube Livestream from 10:15 am to 5 pm EST. Livestream registration is only $25. PLEASE NOTE: If you are registering for more than one person, you must register each individual separately. Thank you!

2023 Keynote Speakers

Andrea Navedo
Andrea Navedo Actress, Author
Deborah Rosado Shaw
Deborah Rosado Shaw Business Leader & Author
Marilyn Alverio
Marilyn AlverioHost


Dinora Lopez
Dinora LopezSVP, General Counsel, Liberty Bank
Rose Velez-Smith
Rose Velez-SmithGlobal Chief Human Resources Officer, Double Verify
Mony Ruiz-Velasco
Mony Ruiz-Velasco Human Rights Advocate, Attorney, and the Deputy Director at Equality Illinois
Patricia Murillo
Patricia Murillo Chief Learning Officer, How Women Lead
Yvette Peña
Yvette Peña Vice President, Audience Strategy, Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, AARP
Maria Harlow
Maria Harlow Executive Director, United Way of Meriden/Wallingford, CT
Lena Rodriguez
Lena Rodriguez President and Chief Executive Officer of Community Renewal Team, Inc.
Caprice Taylor Mendez
Caprice Taylor Mendez President, Universal Health Foundation

2023 Symposium Media Gallery