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    ELLA Leadership Institute
    ELLA Leadership Institute
    ELLA Leadership Institute

    ELLA Leadership Institute

    ELLA Leadership Institute is a multi-platform professional development center and network of exceptional women.

    L.E.A.P. To Success: Effective Communication Using The L.E.A.P Method

    Having more women in company boards, in senior management, supervisory positions and workers in the formal sector is not only the right thing to do, but the smart thing to do. It's good for the bottom line. / Michelle Bachelet

    My message to women is: Women: We can do it. We are capable of doing almost anything, but we must learn we cannot do it all at once, we need to prioritize. / Michelle Bachelet

    "Part of being an #entrepreneur is getting knocked down and getting right back up and going at it again." -- Lee Poseidon, Venture Partner, JumpStart

    7 Strategies for Getting Unstuck. Start your business or creative project in 2014! Watch this FREE WEBINAR at

    Failure isn't final. It is an opportunity for a do-over. Take it, learn from it, and do better next time.

    Small changes create bigger changes when you string them together! Change is not bad. Change is not bad. It is not!!!!

    What professional lessons are you most grateful to have learned this year? #ThankYou #Gratitude #Gracias

    Join this week's Latina Spotlight honoree, visual artist Andrea Arroyo, for a FREE interactive webinar: The Business of Art, Professional Development & Best Practices for Artists, hosted by the ELLA Leadership Institute. Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at 8pm EST!

    My BIG IDEA: A Bilingual Latino Travel Media Company

    Read the first post in New Latina's "My Big Idea" series: My BIG IDEA--The “Working Latina Magazine”

    "We want a chair at the boardroom table of the same companies that enthusiastically target our dollars." Dr. Angelica Perez. #LatinasThinkBig

    "We must remind our employers that being Latina is not negotiable." Monica Gil, VP of Communications at Nielsen & #LATINASTHINKBIG Honoree

    "We are ambicultural. 100% Latina, 100% American." Monica Gil, Nielsen's "Latina Power Shift." #LatinasThinkBig

    "If technology and Latinas are the future, what can't we do?"--Eliana Murillo, Head of Multicultural Marketing at Google & #LATINASTHINKBIG Honoree

    Air Force reservist and intelligence analyst Pam Campos gave a heartfelt speech that moved many #LATINASTHINKBIG guests to tears! Gracias, Pam!

    "Big ideas and ambition can only go so far w/o tangible access to resources and influential networks."--Dr. Angelica Perez-Litwin #latinasthinkbig

    "I went to MIT with a 1 year-old. Now, we've received 3 degrees from MIT."-- #LATINASTHINKBIG LA presenter Noramay Cadena

    These quotes from our #LATINASTHINKBIG LA event still resonate, even today!

    "The time has come for our small businesses to grow into BIG businesses...."--Dr. Angelica Perez-Litwin, #latinasthinkbig

    "Make no mistake... we are a group of influential women." Dr. Angelica Perez Litwin #LatinasThinkBig

    Teach, encourage, instruct, mentor, praise, influence, guide, inspire.

    Very true! Live up to the legacy of those who came before you by doing everything that you can to help those who follow. Be a #mentor.

    #Leadership at its finest - By succeeding in growing yourself you can help others to grow. #Entrepreneurship

    Enter to win a trip to NYC for the ELLA Leadership Institute's Training Conference next April! www.latinablogger...

    "When people hear me sing, I want them to be happy, happy, happy. I don't want them thinking about when there's not any money, or when there's fighting at home. My message is always felicidad - happiness."--Celia Cruz

    "Giving women education, work, the ability to control their own income, inherit and own property, benefits the society. If a woman is empowered, her children and her family will be better off. If families prosper, the village prospers, and eventually so does the whole country."--Isabel Allende

    "Young women should pave their own path. I find it quite confining to live up to anybody else's expectations of who you should be." --Jessica Alba, Actress

    "Our society needs women to be more numerous in decision-making positions and in entrepreneurial areas. We always have to pass a twofold test: first to prove that, though women, we are no idiots, and second, the test anybody has to pass.” --Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, Current President of Argentina.

    "I hope the fathers and mothers of little girls will look at them and say 'yes, women can.'" --Dilma Rousseff, First woman to be elected President of Brazil.

    “Among poor people, there's not any question about women being strong -- even stronger than men -- they work in the fields right along with the men. When your survival is at stake, you don't have these questions about yourself like middle-class women do.” --Dolores Huerta, Co-founder of the United Farm Workers Union

    “A man does what he can; a woman does what a man cannot.” ― Isabel Allende, from Inés of My Soul “And I am not one of those women who trips twice over the same stone.” ― Isabel Allende, from Inés of My Soul

    “This was the last astronaut job that was not (yet) done by a woman. Now with this milestone we can focus on the fact that what is important to succeed in life, it does not matter whether you are a man or a woman.” --Ellen Ochoa, First Hispanic female astronaut