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Feb 20, 2018
PEOPLE en Español Sets Agenda On Business And Career Development At 5th Annual Poderosas ¡Live!
Intergenerational Free Empowerment Event Celebrates Women's History Month March 17 at Florida International University in Miami, FL

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- PEOPLE en Español, the most trusted voice in Hispanic culture, today announces an inspiring and innovative agenda for its 5th annual Poderosas ¡Live! focusing on business and career development for women at every life stage.  In celebration of Women's History Month, the free empowerment event is open to the community and will take place on March 17 (10:30 am to 6:00 pm) at the Graham Center on the Modesto Maidique campus of Florida International University.

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Hosted by Latina media maven, Rashel Díaz, Poderosas ¡Live! will provide access to  experts, panels and workshops in the areas of finance, human resources, leadership, health and entrepreneurship, as well as one-on-one consultations on how to update your resume for maximum impact and results. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in makeovers and hear from some of today's most inspiring celebrities, authors and influencers.

In addition, the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) will host how-to workshops on making the leap to entrepreneurship and running your own business.

"With the modern women's movement gaining momentum across the nation, PEOPLE en Español remains at the forefront of creating content that is inspiring conversations across all platforms," said Monique Manso, PEOPLE en Español Vice-President/Brand Sales Director. "With Poderosas ¡Live!, our goals are to spotlight influential women whose remarkable stories of achievement have bolstered the Latino community and to give young women an opportunity to engage with them and be empowered."

Workshop topics offered at Poderosas ¡Live! will spark dialogue on a variety of issues from the Latina perspective, including how today's media portrays Latinas and ideals of Latina beauty, as well as feminism and personal finance and career success. 

To register for Poderosas ¡Live!, visit Stay tuned for updates via social media @peopleenespanol #25Poderosas. Sponsors for Poderosas ¡Live! include AARP, Accenture, Macy's, Neutrogena and Nielsen.  

PEOPLE en Español was launched in 1996 as a special issue and today has become the top-selling Hispanic magazine in the United States. Published 11 times a year, PEOPLE en Español reaches an audience of 7 million every month with its editorial mix of Hispanic and popular entertainment, fashion and beauty trends, and compelling human-interest stories. PEOPLE en Español delivers original editorial content that captures the values, contributions and impact of today's Hispanics in the US. The brand's social media footprint includes 1,400,000 followers on Twitter, over 4,200,000 "Likes" on Facebook and 1,600,000 followers on Instagram. For daily news, photos, exclusive behind-the-scenes video and celebrity scoops, visit and follow PEOPLE en Español on Twitter at @peopleenespanol and on Facebook at

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For further information: Dana Baxter, 212.522.1634, or RockOrange for PEOPLE en Español, 305.731.2012,