Web City Girls’ exciting trip to New York this month includes a stop at 100 Hispanic Women’s 20th Anniversary Gala. Plus a Facebook LIVE #UnstoppableLATINAS on Monday, October 10 at 1pm ET with Nancy Genova, President of 100 Hispanic Women Organization.
100 Hispanic Women organization is a non-profit, non-partisan women’s organization with members from a wide range of industries and interests. 100 HW‘s vision is to inspire Latinas to maximize their strengths and potential in order to become equal partners in an empowered world of equal opportunity with equal justice, recognition, respect, and dignity.
Titled “An Inspirational Evening,” the 20 Anniversary GALA will take place on Tuesday, October 11 at the beautiful Mandarin Oriental in New York City and, as 100 Hispanic Women Brand Ambassador, Web City Girls’s Lynn Ponder will join the organization in celebrating those who exemplify its values. #UnstoppableLATINAS will be present as Ford has a table at the GALA with special guests “Mujer Legendaria de Ford” which will share their powerful stories and why they were selected.
Among the GALA celebration night’s honorees are Angela Cabrera, President of Cabrera & Associates, who will receive the Public Service Leadership Award; Latina Service of Excellence Award to Mirza Orriols, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Deputy Regional Administrator; Latina Professional Dawn Carillo; and an inspiring exciting latina we know, Lilliana Vazquez, from NBC’s Today show contributor, will receive the Rompe-Piedras Award. The 100 Hispanic Women’s Honorable “Men” cion award will be presented to Shawn “Pecas” Costner, Vice President of entertainment company Roc Nation.
This year, 100 Hispanic Women introduces “Aplauso” of the month recognition to outstanding Latina professionals like Lili Gil Valleta and Monique Manso which recognizes women who are visionary leaders with a remarkable record of accomplishments.
September’s “Aplauso” Honoree of the Month, Lili Gil Valleta is an award-winning entrepreneur, World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and TV media contributor, as well as cofounder and President of cross-cultural marketing firm XL Alliance and creator of Dreams Ventures.
Monique Manso, October’s “Aplauso” Honoree of the Month, is VP, Brand Sales Director of the largest selling Hispanic magazine in the U.S., People en Español. She oversees all advertising and marketing operations for both the magazine and its website, as well as its live event platform, which includes the annual Festival PEOPLE en Español. Under her leadership, the magazine, which reaches an audience of 6.9 million each month, has achieved tremendous growth.
On Sunday, October 9 at 6pmET we start our FIRST New York LIVE Day Story with Lili Gil Valleta and continue on Monday, October 10, along with president of 100 Hispanic Women Nancy Genova, and Monique Manso who will join Lynn to tell their stories during #UnstoppableLatinas New York. Tune in to webcitygirls’ Facebook page >> 1PM and 6PM ET for LIVE Story events.
Ford Motor Company will also be present at the Gala, where they will have a table for “Mujer Legendaria de Ford,” fostering the connection between two outstanding women-driven programs for mutual benefit. #UnstoppableLATINAS New York will introduce “Ford Legendarias” LIVE from the Gala.
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