Jul 31, 2015


Spotlight on Caroline Avakian, Founder & CEO, SourceRise

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Caroline (Sanchez) Avakian is an Emmy-nominated television correspondent, media technologist and award-winning social entrepreneur. Dubbed the “Publicist to the Poor”, she is the Founder and CEO of SourceRise, an organization that is forging a new path for foreign and crisis news reporting by increasing the media’s access to on-the-ground expert sources in the developing world. […]

What we’ve learned about Latina innovation


A Twitter Party on #LatinaInnovation Last week, ELLA Institute and our supporters met for a highly anticipated Twitter Party on Latina Innovation.  During the party, our co-host, which included Voto Latino and Crowdismo, engaged Twitter users to ask them, “How do you innovate?” Your answers flooded our Twitter stream faster than we could have possibly […]

Spotlight on Eva Smith, IT Cloud Computing Engineer and Publisher of TechFoodLife.com

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Eva Smith lives in Southern California. An IT architect by trade, she spends her time between Engineering and New Media.   In her free time she’s a social entrepreneur, google glass explorer and freelance writer.  Her love of technology, food, social good lifestyle and community building led her to create her blog, Tech. Food. Life.  Read more […]

Spotlight on Clara Gonzalez, Creator of DominicanCooking.com

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Clara Gonzales has spent the past 13 years known by hundreds of thousands of people as “Aunt Clara”, the face, camera and voice behind Aunt Clara’s Kitchen (DominicanCooking.com), the award-nominated, and award-winning food blog. Her photos, articles and recipes have appeared in magazines, books, newspapers and TV from Moscow to Denver.  Read more >> To learn more about […]

7 Strategies to Getting Unstuck with Elisa Balabram

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7 Strategies to Getting Unstuck with Elisa Balabram Yesterday, I sat down with Elisa Balabram, author of “Ask Others, Trust Yourself: The Entrepreneurial Woman’s Key to Success” to discuss her 7 strategies to getting unstuck. (scroll down to watch the full webinar) In the webinar, Elisa shared her strategies for moving forward with your business […]

Live Teleseminar: 7 Strategies to Getting Unstuck

Elisa Balabram, Live Teleseminar: 7 Strategies to Getting Unstuck

This event has already broadcast.  Click here to watch the recorded webinar. Join us for a Live Call with Elisa Balabram, Business & Self-Love Coach. On Thursday, December 5th from 8:00PM to 8:30PM EST, Elisa will share with us her 7 Strategies to Getting Unstuck. An Open Q&A Session (10-minutes) will follow after the seminar, so please have […]

ELLA Network Webinar: Interview with Award-winning Latina Artist, Andrea Arroyo

ELLA Network Webinar Series, Interview with Andrea Arroyo, Award-winning Latina Artist, New York City Latina Artist

Interview with Award-winning Latina Artist, Andrea Arroyo This past week, I had the opportunity to sit down with a very accomplished and award-winning artist, Andrea Arroyo, as part of ELLA Leadership Institute’s professional development webinar series. (scroll down to watch the full webinar) During the interview, Andrea shared her best tips for women in the […]

LATINAS THINK BIG™ Event to Broadcast Live From Google Los Angeles

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LATINAS THINK BIG™ Event Brings Together Innovative Latina Thought Leaders at Google’s Los Angeles Offices this October 11th, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 8, 2013  New York, NY – After a successful inaugural event in NYC, the next stop of the LATINAS THINK BIG™ National Tour, will be in Los Angeles, hosted at Google’s office, the event’s official sponsor.  A leadership […]



On May 16th, the halls of Columbia University’s Barnard College buzzed with excitement, as the first ever Latinas Think Big™ event, hosted by ELLA Leadership Institute, opened it’s doors.  Women from across the country united in New York City to celebrate the careers of Latinas and start a conversation about advancing women in leadership. Founder […]

WATCH: Advance Your Career as a Blogger {Recorded Webinar}

We want to say a special thank you to everyone who joined us for our first LIVE webinar earlier this week!  We had a great time connecting with you and answering your questions on blogging and business and we hope to add more webinars on blogging to the lineup of ELLA Leadership Network webinars. We […]

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