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Madrinas is a unique organization dedicated to the leadership development and advancement of Latina professionals. We are committed to celebrating our rich Latino culture. Through the organization we provide mentorship, role models, and we leverage our knowledge and experience to help shape the future of the growing pool of talented professional, Latina women.  

Our members are supported through skill-building programs, networking, and mentoring opportunities, in person and virtual forums. Our distinguished “Conversation with Experts" are monthly programs that feature a variety of expert presenters who address key issues, trends, and topics impacting Latinas in the workplace and at home.  

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Join Us on May 14 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern for a Special Conversation with 
Betsy Silva
"Developing Your Total Leadership: Being Real, Whole & Innovative"

If you are feeling stuck in your career, lacking confidence and experiencing challenges integrating work and life, you'll find this short, interactive session empowering. Reframing work and life as part of Total Leadership provides a simple approach to what is oftentimes a complex issue.  


Betsy Silva serves as the Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement for Boehringer Ingelheim. She is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the overall vision and execution of the company’s US diversity and inclusion strategy, including external relationships and partnerships and business resource groups. Betsy has more than 20 years of senior-level operations, talent management and global diversity experience. She has served as Senior Director of Diversity for Sodexo with responsibility for learning, employee business resource groups, client consulting in North America and for the Diversity and Inclusion strategy in Central, South and Latin America. 

She has also served as the Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and the Global Vice President of Diversity for American Express . Betsy is a former Board Member of the Winston-Salem, North Carolina Urban League and a commissioner for the Winston-Salem, North Carolina Human Relations Commission. She has served as Chair of the Hispanic League of the Piedmont Triad and is a co-founder of the Hispanic League. Betsy earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Inter-American University in Puerto Rico. She earned a Leadership Coaching certification from Georgetown University and was a 2005 National Hispana Leadership Institute Fellow at Harvard University.
Thursday, May 14
1:00 p.m. Eastern

Conference Line:
1.605.475.3220

Access Code:
653612#
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Announcing the launch of the Madrinas'® + Simmons College® 
Latina Leadership Workshop

Spring 2015

For more information and to download the flyer, click here.
The Big City Pause - Finding the Space to Lead

Date: May 15, 2015
Time: 9:00 to 4:00, Doors open at 8:30
Location: The Theater at Ogilvy & Mather – 636 11th Avenue, NYC
Price: $399, early bird pricing of $349 until April 15, 2015
Bonus: A copy of Janice’s award winning book Finding the Space to Lead: A Practical Guide to Mindful Leadership
Teacher: Janice L. Marturano
Space is limited and for more information and to register, click here.