Here comes #LATISM16

Founded in 2009, LATISM is a nonprofit nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing the social, civic and economic status of the Latino community. This organization has been leading truthfully, uniting digital influencers, as well as encouraging Latinos to pursue education in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM).

I discovered LATISM in 2010 on Twitter by their notorious hashtag #LATISM and have been blessed ever since by tremendous friendships, learnings and business opportunities. LATISM conference has always impacted me with meaningful connections and helped develop better skills.  This year will be extra special as I will be speaking on a panel, where I will be able to share my journey creating movement online #BeNumberless to empower women…que emoción!!! During this wonderful new opportunity I intend to share acquired knowledge, experiences and challenges to confidently empower others.

HIGHLIGHTS

LATISM16 kicks-off with the Top Influencer Retreat, selected based on Leadership, Humbleness, Commitment and Passion. Grateful to be part of this inspiring group of influencers since 2012, who are truly outstanding and hard working women we call “hermanas”. Although women are the majority at this retreat, there are some men in the digital space who are part of the chosen, and I am looking forward to meet for the first-time. The day-retreat will unite and inspire us to advance our digital influence and validate our work as “Latinos as Change Agents,” theme of the actual conference.

One of my most proudest moments visiting the WhiteHouse as part of LATISM first-ever Top Blogueras Retreat 2012:

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THE CONFERENCE 2016

The conference takes place at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando Florida from October 19 – 21, exploring tech and social media avenues. The soul and machine behind everything that takes place is composed of an amazing team of LATISM volunteers hosted by the Orlando members, guided by a brilliant and thoughtful woman, Ana Roca, one of the original founders.

THE TRACKS

  • Business and Tech Entrepreneurship
  • Civic Engagement
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Education
  • Health
  • Policy

HACKATON & 2016 S.T.E.A.M. FAIR

The conference will host a 36-hour Hackathon and will have it’s 2nd annual S.T.E.A.M Youth Fair in the last day of the conference where 5th-12th graders from around the country will display projects in science, technology, engineering, arts and math. They will have the opportunity for an educational behind-the-scene experience with Disney and the opportunity to win recognition and prizes.

THE APP

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JOINING US?

Please visit this link for further information to register and make sure to use our code:  INFLUENCER16 for a 30% discount: conference.latism.org

Gracias!!!

2014 Disney Top Digital Influencers Retreat

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Author: Lynn Ponder

Founder webcitygirls//, Social Media Strategist, Social Content Producer, LATISM16 "Best Latina Network Leader", Tecla Awards 15 Three-Time Winner as Best Latina on Twitter, Best Entertainment Blogger, Most Creative, LATISM 13 Best Latina Micro-Blogger, TOP Digital Influencers LATISM 2016/2015/2014/2013/2012, TwitterPowerhouse Passionista by Huffington Post. Creator #UnstoppableLATINAS + MOVEMENT #BeNumberless #SerSinNumero

6 Comments

    • webcitygirls//™

      Me too Hipatia! It will be great :) Abrazotes y Gracias!!!

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    • webcitygirls//™

      Awesome!!! Thank you so much for stopping by Milly :) Abrazos Lynn

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  1. Fantastic I feel so blessed to be part of WebCityGirls💖& very honor to be part of this amazing camping #NumberLess!💖👏🏻 #LatinaPower👊🏻😍💖

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    • webcitygirls//™

      Sweet Lizbeth! Abrazotes :)

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