Entrepreneur & Author of Nely Galan to Host Speaking Series in Miami


Nely Galán, media entrepreneur, founder of The Adelante Movement and author of the New York Times bestseller “Self Made: Becoming Empowered, Self-Reliant, and Rich in Every Way,” will kick-off Hispanic Heritage Month with a series of presentations, workshops and book signings in Miami between September 16-18, to empower Latina entrepreneurs in South Florida, and celebrate the publication of her bestseller in Spanish: ¡ADELANTE! Cómo ser EMPRENDEDORA y AUTOSUFICIENTE para alcanzar una vida RICA y REALIZADA. The Adelante Movement, presented by Coca-Cola, aims to unite and empower Latinas economically and entrepreneurially. Adelante is part of The Coca-Cola Company’s global 5by20 initiative to enable 5 million women entrepreneurs by the year 2020.

Nely brings The Adelante Movement to life in partnership with People en Español Magazine, Coca-Cola and Walmart, by hosting a variety of empowerment activities for Latinas, including:

What: PODEROSAS ¡Live! Event to empower Latinas in entrepreneurship

Adelante and Coca-Cola unite with People en Español’s “25 Most Influential Women” platform, which honors the accomplishments of Latinas in the U.S., to host a day of empowerment and business skills training. The event is free of charge. Nely will lead a session in the afternoon for local high school students, college students and women from the community.

$10,000 Contribution to Miami Dade College for Entrepreneurship Scholarships
Coca-Cola, The Adelante Movement, and Walmart are partnering with Miami Dade College to offer seven scholarships to the college’s new Certificate in Business Entrepreneurship Program. The scholarships will be offered to women who are Florida residents and are looking for the necessary tools to develop a business idea into a reality.

When: Saturday, September 17th 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. PODEROSAS ¡Live! Session for college students and community women.

Where: Miami Dade Community College, Wolfson Campus, Bldg. 3, Chapman Center, 245 NE 4th Street, Miami, FL 33132

What: Book signing at Walmart – Nely Galán will visit Walmart to meet shoppers, take photos and sign copies of her book SELF MADE and ¡Adelante! Walmart shoppers can also access a free Adelante webinar in English and Spanish “How to Live a Rich Life in Every Way” and a free chapter of Nely’s book in both English and Spanish by clicking here. The Coca-Cola retail program at Walmart raises awareness of The Adelante Movement’s resources to help Latinas open and grow businesses.

When: Sunday, September 18 at 12 p.m.

Where: 8651 NW 13th Terrace, Doral, FL 33126

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