Anna Maria Arias Memorial Business Fund: Calling All Latina Entrepreneurs

Anna Maria Arias Memorial Business Fund: Calling All Latina Entrepreneurs



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WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — LATINA Style Magazine, the premier magazine addressing the needs of Latina professionals in the United States, is pleased to announce the availability of ten (10) executive business education grants for Latina entrepreneurs.

Since its establishment in 2002, the Anna Maria Arias Memorial Business Fund has been the most respected and coveted business award program for Latina business owners in the United States. The Fund was created to recognize the accomplishments of Anna Maria Arias, the late founder and editor of LATINA Style Magazine. Her drive and mission to empower Hispanic women is one of the true legacies in the Hispanic community. The Fund celebrates this spirit of entrepreneurship that was Anna Maria’s vision and that today serves to fuel the phenomenal growth of the Latina business sector.

Created in the spirit of Anna Maria Arias’ vision for Latinas in the business sector, this fund was designed to celebrate the perseverance and commitment that marked Anna Maria’s life. She was a pioneer as a publisher, businesswoman and champion of entrepreneurship. The fund provides these educational grants to selected Latina business owners from across the country who exemplify those business practices and principles that Anna Maria championed.

“When you are looking to jump start your business and take it to the next level of success, the Anna Maria Arias Memorial Business Fund could be available to help you achieve your goals,” stated Robert Bard, President and CEO of LATINA Style Inc. “We started these awards more than 6 years ago … we are now entering our seventh year, and the Fund has helped dozens of Latinas grow their companies. The awards have made a difference in the lives of dozens of Latina entrepreneurs, ensuring that business dreams become a reality … one woman at a time!”

We look forward to receiving hundreds of applications this year. The grant recipients will be showcased during a gala awards dinner at this year’s LATINA Style Annual Symposium taking place in Washington, DC on September 5, 2008, at the Washington Hilton Hotel in our nation’s capital. For more information or to apply for the Anna Maria Arias Memorial Business Fund visit http://www. latinastyle.com or call 1-800-651-8083.

LATINA Style Magazine, a lifestyle magazine for the professional Hispanic woman.

Anna Maria Arias Memorial Business Fund: Calling All Latina Entrepreneurs