Upcoming and Past Events

Juana to Speak at Women Rising Virtual Conference on Oct. 23rd

women-rising-flyer-2020 In the Spirit of WomenSPEAK , WomenRISING - A Virtual Conference seeks to pay attention to inclusion, diversity and provide a space for women whose voice has not yet been heard. Conference Schedule includes: keynote speakers, music, time for silent reflection and small group discussion. Open to women of all ages, faiths and men who wish to join as allies.

Juana Featured in the On Values Speaker Series

On-Values-Flyer-2020-640 Juana was recently featured in the On Values Speaker Series on September 17th, 2020.

De Colores: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

de-colores-flyer-2020-640 Join MSL & the Latino Alumni Council in Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month!

San Miguel Writers’ Conference & Literary Festival

2017-san-miguel3 Juana joined hundreds of writers in magical San Miguel, Mexico in February and presented on Becoming Latina by Corazón. Such a gathering of talent and what a culturally beautiful place to learn more about the nuances of good writing.

Juana scores a win at GONZAGA

2017-gonzaga-new Juana scores a win at GONZAGA and we are not talking basketball! Gonzaga is renowned for its programs that focus on Servant Leadership. Juana did a diversity workshop and a keynoter for their Leadership symposium on March 10th. Go Bulldogs!

Juana Keynote Speaker at Latinas LEAD

2017-latinas-lead-cut Latinas LEAD is an initiative of the Latino Community Fund of Colorado. Wonderful to be the keynote for their event in my hometown of Denver and to see the powerful Latinas who are making so many contributions! Sí se puede!

Juana Joins CAMPOS Fellows for 2nd Straight Year

2017-campos CAMPOS – The Center for the Advancement of Multicultural Perspectives in Science - is making great strides at supporting women and communities of color in the STEM fields. Juana joined the CAMPOS fellows for the second year conducting a leadership retreat – UC Davis is a leader in promoting diverse faculty.

National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders

2017-nalcab NALCB – the National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders – is building the financial base for Latinos. These young Latinos are bright, committed and talented. We gathered in Denver to learn about our leadership styles and the powerful ways Latinos are leading the way in the 21st century.

Dolores Huerta at the Denver Women’s Film Festival

2017-dolores-huerta1 Dolores Huerta is a Latina Icon. Her film Dolores opened the Denver Women’s film festival. At 87 Dolores continues her activism. I was proud do the interview with her after the premiere and to share her amazing story.

Hispanic Heritage month celebration with Cisco Systems

2016-cisco-conexion Juana was the keynote speaker for a wonderul celebration that included  food, music, beautiful decorations and inspirational words.The 2016 theme is: Honoring our Heritage - Building our Future.

Juana to Keynote the International Leadership Association’s Conference in Peru

2016-peru-keynote "I am so honored to keynote the International Leadership Association's conference this summer in Peru at the Universidad del Pacifico. My mother use to tell me that my great grandmother came from there - so Peru here I come! I will talk about Latino and hemispheric unity and leadership across borders."

VIDEO: 2016 HACR Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers™

hacr-2016-video-still For the tenth year Juana led HACR'S Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers. These young people are bringing their Hispanic assets and culture to corporate America. Watch the video here on Juana's website!

Juana as Keynote Speaker at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

With students from across University of Wisconsin campuses I am excited to present as the lunchtime keynote speaker at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee during their 32nd annual American Multicultural Student Leadership Conference (AMSLC). It was inspiring to see 400 young people on the move and ready to shape our country's future.

Community College of Denver (CCD)

ccd Community College of Denver is the only Hispanic Serving Institution in Metro-Denver. Juana spent one day with 40 of the top administrators and staff working on the Power of Diversity and Leadership. Kudos to CCD for the work with their students - the majority come from communities of color.

Juana Celebrates with Nazareth College Students in Rochester, NY

2015-nazareth-college Way up North in Rochester, NY Latinos at Nazareth College have a Latino House where students can gather. This year they had a dia de los muertos celebration. The altar was still up when Juana presented and met with Latino students on Nov. 15th and 16th.

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