Lynn Ponder, the creator of #UnstoppableLATINAS, launches a new concept to unite women and give power to each other. The #UnstoppableLATINAS Leadership Summit recently premiered in the capital of the world, New York City, while reaching women globally through social media platforms. #UnstoppableLATINAS became a trend multiple times, inspiring countless results of motivation and success, and triggered more than 85 million impressions on Twitter, where it also became the # 1 Trending Topic.

The conference brought together the most brilliant and energetic Hispanic leaders in media and technology on March 27 at Baruch College, part of the prestigious CUNY University system. It was the first leadership conference of #UnstoppableLATINAS in association with 100 Hispanic Women National, a non-profit organization in New York City.

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Ponder, who is also the founder of the WebCityGirls online platform, took on the challenge of launching the Summit in the unstoppable city of New York. The sentiment among both online viewers and registered attendees was empowering, positive, and the message was clear: Hispanic women uniting and collaborating to achieve professional and personal growth.

The main voices of this engaging conference were a number of powerful women and corporate leaders: Laura I. Gomez, technology leader of Silicon Valley and a champion of diversity, winner of first-ever #UnstoppableLATINAS Leadership award; Carolina Santamarina, who in addition to being VP of Sales and Manager General of the prestigious SBS Broadcasting System in Miami was also a winner of recognition for her great contribution as a professional; Lucienne Gigante, co-founder of AccessLatina; Liz Blacker, EVP of iHeartMedia Multicultural Strategy; Madelin Bosakweich, VP of Sales of IBT Media; Ivette Mayo, founder of “Power in Heels Network”; Olga María, creator of “Dreams in Heels”; Maria Caso, life coach and creator of “Conversations with Maria Caso”; and Nancy Genova, President of 100 Hispanic Women National.

In addition, live segments were organized with JCPenney, who captivated the audience with a fashion segment and focus on the professional woman with influencer Mercedes Sanchez; AARP New York informed attendees about quality of life with its movement #DisruptAging; and the spokesperson of the American Heart Association, María Vargas-Pion, shared important information on how to take care of our hearts since heart disease is the number one cause of death in women. The platforms 100 Hispanic Women National and Latinas en New York explained the reason why it is so important to join organizations that are empowering Latina women. Neutrogena closed the conference, hosting a talk with Coach María Caso in an impactful conversation on how to employ the lessons learned during the conference!

Poignant content and valuable lessons united and fostered the collaboration of Latinas attending the #UnstoppableLATINAS conference, as well as those who followed it virtually. The forum was noted for its importance and impact on various social networking platforms, attracting attention on Facebook Live as well as on Twitter, where it became a trending topic multiple times and eventually hit #1 with more than 85 million impressions.

Ponder recently announced that the 2018 #UnstoppableLATINAS conference will travel to another of the most important cities in America, Austin, Texas, to continue this great mission of uniting Hispanic women and support their mutual growth.

The Summit had the support of Spanish Broadcasting System, LaMúsica app, JCPenney, AARP New York, Marriott New York East Side, Neutrogena, Ford Motor Company, The American Heart Association, Dr. Alberto S. Gallerani, (Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery), National Puerto Rican Day Parade Inc., Petit Pois by Viviana Gabeiras, MomsRising, and Fleriser Bello Event and Marketing.

Media Partners: HispanicAd, The Latin Times, DiMe Media, Hispanicize, LATISM, New Concept PR, iMedia-International, SVL/Silicon Valley Latino, Latinas en New York, Latinas United, Power on Heels Network, YoSoyIam, Dreams in Heels, Latinas in Media and WebCityGirls.

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Unstoppable Latinas Award Leadership Carolina Santamarina Lynn Ponder
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Unstoppable Latinas JCPenney Live Workshop