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LATINA Style, Inc. in Partnership with Nationwide Presents the last stop of 19th Anniversary Tour of the LATINA Style Business Series in San Diego, CA on November 17, 2017

  • Linda Caballero Sotelo, Executive Director, New Americans Museum [NAM], as San Diego Business Series Event Chair
  • Honorable Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, Assemblywoman, to Deliver Luncheon Keynote Message
  • Radio Personality, Mery Lopez Gallo, Univision Communications Inc., to Serve as the Mistress of Ceremonies

 WASHINGTON, D.C., (11/13/2017): LATINA Style, Inc., the premier company addressing the needs of professional Latinas in the United States, along with Nationwide, presents the 19th Annual LATINA Style Business Series Tour in San Diego, CA, on Friday, November 17, 2017, from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm, at the San Diego Marriott Del Mar Hotel (11966 El Camino Real San Diego, CA 92130) Grand Ballroom. The award-winning program for Latina entrepreneurs marks its 129th stop — where participants have the opportunity to network, learn about business ownership and attend career development seminars designed to benefit Latina professionals and entrepreneurs.

LATINA Style is delighted to count on Nationwide’s continued support as the title sponsor of the LATINA Style Business Series. “Nationwide is proud to once again sponsor the LATINA Style Business Series,” says Terrance Williams, Nationwide’s Chief Marketing Officer. “It’s important to us that we support the talented Latina entrepreneurs in the community by helping them protect and grow their businesses.”

Chairing the San Diego Business Series is Linda Caballero Sotelo. Caballero Sotelo is the Executive Director of New Americans Museum [NAM] a visual arts and oral histories institution whose mission is to celebrate & educate about the contributions of all immigrants post WWII into the American narrative.  Caballero Sotelo has over 25 years of professional experience as a senior level executive for high profile national and international projects and organizations.

The business series workshops focus on solving the most critical business challenges faced by Latina entrepreneurs as they start their business or plan for expansion. Experts will address topics such as: Accessing Capital: Building Strong Businesses moderated by Maria P. Hughes, Lead Lender Relations Specialist, SBA; Successful Marketing Strategies: Promote Your Business and Yourself moderated by Therese Cisneros-Remington, Owner, W.I.N. Consulting; Instagram Marketing for Business and Professionals conducted by Tayde Aburto, President & CEO, Hispanic Chamber of E-Commerce; and the Entrepreneur Spotlight: Learning Strategies for Success, moderated by Ivette Mayo, President and Chief Creative Officer of Yo Soy I Am, LLC.

During the luncheon ceremony, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher will deliver the keynote message. Assemblywoman Gonzalez Fletcher was elected in May of 2013, promising to fight for the state’s working and middle classes, and she hasn’t stopped yet. In 2015, The Atlantic Magazine labeled her “The California Democrat setting the National Agenda” for her practical, progressive legislation aimed at alleviating real issues in people’s lives. Prior to being elected to the Assembly, Lorena was a labor leader and organizer, serving as the first woman and first person of color to be elected CEO and Secretary-Treasurer for the San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council, AFL-CIO. Learn more.

In addition, Radio Personality, Mery Lopez Gallo, Community Empowerment Manager, Univision Communications Inc., will serve as the Mistress of Ceremonies. Lopez Gallo is a graduate student from San Diego School of Broadcasting. 2017 marks her 18th anniversary with Univision Radio where she originally started as the creative writer/translator for their two stations and transitioned to radio personality. Today she is the Director of Community Empowerment. She is the Executive Producer/Host of “De Viva Voz”, Univision Radio’s Sunday morning Community Affairs show.  With her approximately 900 shows to date, she has empowered the Hispanic community with important information, interviewing representatives from major government agencies and other organizations from both sides of the border.

To attend the Business Series, please register online or click here. For additional information, please visit

Title sponsor: Nationwide. National sponsor: Parents Step Ahead. Gold Sponsors: Comerica Bank, and AT&T. Media Sponsor: CapitalWirePR, and UNIVISION San Diego. Community Partners: California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce, ALPFA San Diego,  NLBWA San Diego,  Prospanica San Diego, ACCION San Diego, SHPE San Diego, San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Hispanic Chamber of e-Commerce, California SBDC, National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, Latina Golfers Association, MANA San Diego, SCORE, IRS, and, SBA.

About LATINA Style Inc.

LATINA Style Inc., headquartered in Dallas, TX, is the publisher of LATINA Style Magazine, a lifestyle magazine for the professional Hispanic woman. The magazine has been published for 23 years and has a national circulation of 150,000 and a readership of nearly 600,000. LATINA Style Inc. is host of the LATINA Style Business Series, the LATINA Style 50 Report, the National LATINA Symposium, and the LATINA Style HERO Initiative.  Follow LATINA Style: on Twitter @LATINAStyleMag, Facebook LATINAStyleMagazine, and Instagram 

About Nationwide 
Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company, based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; excess & surplus, specialty and surety; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance. For more information, visit

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LATINA Style Business Series Sponsors

Title Sponsor:

Nationalwide Insurance


City Sponsor:

Comerica Bank


Bank of America

National Partner:

Parents Step Ahead


Community Partners




Hispanic Chamber of e-Commerce





Latina Golfers Association

SHPE San Diego