The Latina Empowerment Conference provided a continental breakfast, luncheon with keynote speaker and morning workshops. The keynote speaker this year was JoAnn Chavez, Vice President Legal and Chief Tax Officer at DTE Energy. Raised in Southwest Detroit JoAnn deicded with her family, to attend Notre Dame. She said it was an economic decision as she was the first of her family to attend college. Today she is the Vice President, Legal and Chief Tax Officer for DTE Energy and calls herself a Latina Activist having lead programs to assure Latinas and Lations have career opportunities. See our exclusive interview in our SpotLight tab of this website.
Workshops provided presentations in the areas of Health, Finance, Legal, Education, Immigration, Abuse and Business.Career workshops in Finance, Engineering and Law were included in this conference for Latinas and Latinos in High School to College. Several high school groups participated. Latina college sororities enjoyed the program and especially the opporunity to listen to JoAnn Chavez 's keynote.
A great opportunity to learn, network and be empowered with valuable resources this conference provides Latinas of all ages.