LATINA Style, Inc. to Recognize the 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the United States at 22nd Annual LATINA Style 50 Awards and Diversity Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C

 Media   Fri, February 07, 2020 11:43 AM

Washington, D.C. LATINA Style Inc., the premier company addressing the needs of professional Latinas in the United States, will host the 22nd Annual LATINA Style 50 Awards & Diversity Leaders Conference on Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Crystal Gateway Marriott located at 1700 Richmond Highway
Arlington, VA 22202

The LATINA Style 50 program, launched in 1998, recognizes the top 50 companies that provide the best career opportunities for professional Latinas in the workplace. The Annual LATINA Style 50 Awards and Diversity Leaders Conference sets the standard for identifying corporations that are providing the best career opportunities for Latinas in the U.S. The LATINA Style 50 Report is the most respected evaluation of corporate America’s career advancement opportunities for Latinas. 

WHAT:               The 22nd Annual LATINA Style 50 Awards & Diversity Leaders Conference featuring panels with distinguished speakers from throughout the country. List of speakers is subject to change.  

WHEN:               Wednesday, February 12th, 2020           

WHERE:             Crystal Gateway Marriott located at 1700 Richmond Highway, Arlington, VA 22202 

WHO:                 Welcoming Remarks: Robert E. Bard, President & CEO, LATINA Style, Inc.

                        Remarks: Violeta Seidell, VP, Global Property Systems, Global Operations, Marriott International, Inc.  

                        Co-Chairs: Catherine Hernandez-Blades, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Aflac

     Nellie Borrero, Senior Global Inclusion & Diversity Managing Director, Accenture.


Registration: 7:00 – 7:30 am

2019 Top 10 LATINA Style Corporate Executives of the Year Awards Presentation

LATINA Style, Inc. is proud to announce the Top 10 Corporate LATINA Executives of the Year for 2019 (in no specific order): 

Flower Cantu-Kelley, Director, Planning & Staff Operations/D&I - ERGs Lead - Sprint 
Monica Azzali Bello, Global Director, GBS People Services - General Motors Company
Marilu Galvez, Vice President, Community Engagement & Development, ABC7/WABC, Committee Lead, Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives- ABC Owned Television Group/Walt Disney Television
Evita "Evie" Garces, MD, Maintenance Operations Control, Maintenance Ops Control - American Airlines 
Lupita Sanchez Cornejo, Regional Director - AT&T 
Rosanna Durruthy, VP of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging - LinkedIn
Janis Bowdler, President, JPMorgan Chase Foundation - JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Sandra Lopez, VP, Intel Capital, GM Intel Sports - Intel Corporation 
Evangelina Galvan Shreeve, Director, STEM Education and Outreach - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory 
Yaneth Medina, Senior Vice President & Head of Retail Banking, Schaumburg Bank & Trust |St. Charles Bank & Trust - Wintrust Community Banks


2019 TOP 12 Employee Resource Groups of the Year Awards Presentation

LATINA Style is proud to announce the Top 12 Employee Resource Groups being recognized for exceptional leadership and vision (in no specific order): 

Hispanic American ERG - Accenture        

Latin Diversity Network (LDN) - American Airlines


Hispanic/Latino Organization for Leadership & Achievement (HOLA) - Bank of America   

JUNTOS: Latin Colleague Resource Group - CVS Health

Latinos for Engagement, Advancement and Development (LEAD)- Edison International

Hispanic ERG - Fannie Mae

HOLA- Hispanic Organization for Leadership & Achievement - Johnson & Johnson

Latin Heritage Leadership Council (LHLC) - Northern Trust

Hispanic Leadership Forum - Pratt & Whitney      

Enlace - Sprint

Latin Connection - Wells Fargo

This year's "Top 12 Hispanic Employee Resource Groups" and top 10 Corporate LATINA Executive of the Year will be announced and recognized at the 22nd Annual LATINA Style50 Awards & Diversity Leaders Conference on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 in Washington D.C. 

Workshops 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

                                Speakers: Nellie Borrero, Managing Director - Senior Global I&D and Client Market Lead, Accenture

Elizabeth Romero, SVP Small Business Client & Franchise Solutions Executive, Bank of America

Lynnette Darnell, Human Resource Manager, Flight Operations Maintenance, American Airlines

Abby O. Lawrence, Executive Director of Operations, Power & Controls, UTC

Luani Alvarado, Worldwide VP, Human Resources, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health

Esther Aguilera, President & CEO, Latino Corporate Directors Association

Cari Dominguez, Corporate Director of Manpower Group & Triple-S Management Corp


LATINA Style 50 Awards Luncheon Ceremony

Awards Presentation of the 2019 Top 50 Companies:


RSVP:                Please contact Gloria Romano-Barrera for interview and photo requests. All media should RSVP to

Gloria Romano-Barrera Phone: 214-357-2186