LOS ANGELES, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nely Galan, founder of The Adelante Movement for Latina economic empowerment, presents The Adelante Movement: The Wisdom of Latina Legends, featuring Hollywood icons Rita Moreno and Charo. Presented by the Coca-Cola Company and by Nely Galan, the program is a special edition of The Adelante Movement: Tour, in which these legends impart their insights regarding economic and personal empowerment, career and financial success, as well as health, wellness and longevity. The program takes place on Thursday, April 11 at 2 PM at The Eden Roc Hotel in South Beach, as part of the annual Latino trends event, Hispanicize.
Attendance to The Adelante Movement: The Wisdom of Latina Legends is free but space is limited. To obtain a ticket, please pre-register at theadelantemovement.com.
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"We have created a program that focuses on bringing Latinas the remarkable stories and careers of women who came before us," says Galan. "We want to bring Latinas at Hispanicize the secrets of how these women have managed to move beyond stereotypes to break new ground, challenge and reinvent themselves, stay healthy, build financial stability and long-lasting careers which continue to flourish."
"We believe that the Adelante Movement is a powerful way to bring women together to create positive change," said Lauventria Robinson, VP Multicultural Marketing, Coca-Cola North America Group, "Coca-Cola is proud to be a part of this movement to empower the Latino community."
"We're delighted to welcome Coca-Cola and The Adelante Movement to the Hispanicize 2013 Event for Latino trendsetters," said Manny Ruiz, Founder/Creative Director. "The Wisdom of Latina Legends program is comprised of Hollywood icons who can teach us much about creating and maintaining a healthy mind and body and a successful career in one of the toughest businesses: Entertainment."
The Adelante Movement: Tour is a national series of live forums that bring together Latina leaders from around the country to inspire them to take action and to connect them with financial opportunities such as government contracts, franchises, jobs, start-up capital and corporate diversity contracts in order to create wealth and prosperity for their families and their communities. Join the Adelante Movement theadelantemovement.com.
NELY GALAN - Founder of The Adelante Movement
Nely Galan is a first generation Latina and self-made media mogul, who was the first Latina president of a U.S. TV network (Telemundo), She was recently featured in HBO's "The Latino List: Volume Two" and was also named one of PEOPLE En Espanol's 25 Most Powerful Women. She is an Emmy Award-winning producer of over 600 episodes of television in Spanish and English, including the hit reality series "The Swan" and the first Latina to appear on Celebrity Apprentice with Donald Trump. Galan recently went back to school and completed her Masters and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.
Currently, Galan is executive producer and creator of "Celebrity Swan," a new edition of her hit reality series, which will air this fall on FOX. For more information: nelygalan.com.
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