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Latina Icons Rita Moreno and Charo Join Adelante Movement

April 3, 2013

Staff -- HispanicBusiness

Rita Moreno and Charo

The Adelante Movement: The Wisdom of Latina Legends will feature Hollywood and Latina icons Rita Moreno and Charo on Thursday, April 11 at the Eden Roc Hotel in Miami.

The presentation will be a part of the annual Latino trends event Hispanicize.

Presented by the Coca-Cola Company and by Nely Galán, founder of The Adelante Movement for Latina economic empowerment, the program -- featuring the legends -- is a special edition of The Adelante Movement.

Moreno and Charo will impart their insights regarding economic and personal empowerment, career and financial success, as well as health, wellness and longevity.

"We have created a program that focuses on bringing Latinas the remarkable stories and careers of women who came before us," Galán said in a press release. "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."

To join the conversation on Twitter, follow @AdelantePower and use hashtag #Adelante.

"We believe that the Adelante Movement is a powerful way to bring women together to create positive change," said Lauventria Robinson, vice president of multicultural marketing with Coca-Cola North America Group.

Attendance at The Adelante Movement: The Wisdom of Latina Legends is free, but space is limited. To get tickets, pre-register at

The Adelante Movement is a national series of live forums that bring together Hispanic leaders from around the country to inspire them to take action and to connect them with financial opportunities such as government contracts, franchises, jobs, startup capital and corporate diversity contracts in order to create wealth and prosperity for their families and their communities.

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