Empowering Conversation with Latina Leaders Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Comerica Bank will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a virtual roundtable of Latina leaders…

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Comerica Bank will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a virtual roundtable of Latina leaders working to increase economic equality and prosperity for underserved communities.

The «Lideres Latinas: Building a Legacy» conversation, organized by the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce, is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 5 from 10 – 11 a.m. PT and will feature an influential list of speakers that include:

  • Fernanda Kelly – Emmy Award-winning actress / Activist & CEO / Founder of NYTAQ
  • Nancy Maldonado – Chief Executive Officer, The Chicano Federation
  • Carolina Martinez – Chief Executive Officer, California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity
  • Ortensia Lopez – Executive Director, El Concilio of San Mateo County

The speakers will discuss their journeys as women in their respective professions, share experiences of overcoming obstacles as Latinas in the workplace and ways individuals can support Hispanic communities.

The online event is free and open to the public. Click here to register.

About Comerica Bank

Comerica Bank is a subsidiary of Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA), a financial services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and strategically aligned by three business segments: The Commercial Bank, The Retail Bank, and Wealth Management. Comerica focuses on relationships, and helping people and businesses be successful. In addition to Texas, Comerica Bank locations can be found in Arizona, California, Florida and Michigan, with select businesses operating in several other states, as well as in Canada and Mexico. Comerica reported total assets of $88.4 billion as of June 30, 2021.

About the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce

In 1978, a group of local Hispanic chamber leaders from throughout California convened to discuss the lack of representation of Hispanic businesses in state government. These leaders also recognized the need for an organization that would effectively represent the interest of rapidly growing number of Hispanic-owned businesses in California.

Through its network of Hispanic chambers and business association, the CHCC represents the interest of over 800,000 Hispanic business owners in California. The CHCC is the premier and largest regional ethnic business organization in the nation that promotes the economic growth and development of Hispanic entrepreneurs and California’s Emerging Businesses.


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