CELEBRATING LATINA EMPOWERMENT: CATALINA, HOPE, AND A UNIQUE BLEND OF LATINA LEADERS...

CELEBRATING LATINA EMPOWERMENT: CATALINA, HOPE, AND A UNIQUE BLEND OF LATINA LEADERS AND CELEBRITIES COME TOGETHER TO CELEBRATE LATINA HISTORY DAY



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Vienna, VA-(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–March 3, 2003–CATALINA magazine, Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE), and some of the nation’s most prominent Latinas are celebrating Latina History Day in Pasadena, Calif. this Friday, March 7, 2003. The day-long event is part of CATALINA’s nationwide 2003 Empowering Latinas Tour, and HOPE’s 12th Annual Symposium: A Proud Past…A Powerful Tomorrow.

Event sponsors include Farmer’s Insurance, Microsoft, Mercedes-Benz, IBM, Abbott Laboratories, Amtrak, BankOne, Crest Whitestrips, McCormick, Marshalls, Southwest Airlines, Deloitte & Touche, New York Life, PG&E, and American Express.

Confirmed Latina notables attending the event include: Fox Sports’ Lisa Guerrero, TV Journalist Giselle Fernandez; California’s Secretary of Business, Transportation and Housing Maria Contreras-Sweet; Author Yasmin Davidds; Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch; and Univision’s Karla Navarrete.

The event will educate, inform, and entertain its attendees with seminar topics which include: What Women REALLY Need To Know About MONEY; Feed Your Body, Feed Your Soul; Managing Your Time To Fit Your Life; and 7 Steps To Creating A Life Empowerment Plan.

“This event caters specifically to us – working Latinas who strive to achieve and maintain healthy lives, from work to home,” says CATALINA publisher and HOPE Associate, Cathy Areu Jones. “It’s a day of learning, having fun, and networking with peers.”

This daylong event will be held at the Hilton Pasadena Hotel, 168 S. Los Robles, Pasadena, CA 91101. It kicks off with breakfast at 8 a.m. and concludes at 4 p.m. Around 600 women have already registered. On-site registration is available. The next stop for the Empowering Latinas Tour is the Sheraton, Biscayne Bay, in Miami, Florida.

For more information contact:

Monica Aguilera Hincken at 703-848-9228, editor@catalinamagazine.com

Or visit http://www.catalinamagazine.com

Empowering Latinas Tour Sponsorship information is available at http://www.CatalinaMagazine.com/events.htm.

About CATALINA

CATALINA Magazine is a woman minority-owned publication with offices in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Founded in 2001, CATALINA is the only national lifestyle magazine written for the mind, body, and soul of today’s Latina.

About HOPE:

HOPE is a non-profit, non-partisan organization committed to ensuring political and economic parity for Latinas through leadership, advocacy, and education to benefit all communities and the status of women.

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CONTACT:

Catalina Magazine

Monica Aguilera Hincken, 703-848-9228

CELEBRATING LATINA EMPOWERMENT: CATALINA, HOPE, AND A UNIQUE BLEND OF LATINA LEADERS AND CELEBRITIES COME TOGETHER TO CELEBRATE LATINA HISTORY DAY