Thank You for being an amazing ambassador of POWER On Heels Fund, Inc., without you we could not fulfill our mission of the advancement of Latinas in the workplace and limit the impact of pay-gap inequity without your support.
You may have read that our friends at GivingTuesday have announced the kick off of #GivingTuesdayNow—a global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020, as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19.
It’s because of your past support that we’d like you to be the first to know that we’re getting ready to launch our #GivingTuesdayNow campaign so that we can continue our work in spite of the crisis we are facing in our community.
POWER On Heels Fund, Inc. is excited to be participating in the #Nonprofit Matching-Fund Initiative which allows us to maximize our campaign with available fund match pools. We are hoping for your support and the power of your social networks to make this a big success!
We will launch officially to the masses on May 5 but would love your support to help us start strong and build momentum starting today.
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Today is #LatinaEqualpayDay & we’re joined by an inspiring tribe of #Latinas to discuss the Gender Pay Gap, it’s social impact, what they face daily in the workplace and what they’re doing to get their fair share.
At POWER On Heels Fund, Inc., it is #LatinaEqualPayDay every day!👠👠
It is where we desire to have real social impact. Minimizing the #GenderPayGap & #Inequity they face daily in the marketplace…one #LATINA at a time.
More than 50 years after the passage of the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Latina’s typically earn only 54 cents for every dollar earned by white, non-Hispanic men and must work nearly 23 months to earn what white men earn in 12 months. In Texas, the rate is 44 cents.
What was our mission today? 👠 Build awareness 👠 Share DATA 👠 Provide Tools & Solutions 👠 To #change the future
Our 1st Annual Power On Heels Conference & Scholarship Awards Luncheon brought together strong, powerful female professionals, students and community leaders across Houston.
We’re honored to announce our 2019 Power On Heels scholarship recipients: 👠Angela Gala Gonzalez 👠Angela Ybarra 👠Cecilia Chavez 👠Dalia Sherif 👠Diana Rodarte Alvarez 👠Elba Santana 👠Keyli Ortega 👠Selena Garcia Palacios 👠Silvina Lopez 👠Sonia Sanchez 👠Yolanda Aguirre
We’re also proud to recognize the 2019 Power On Heels Awards recipients: Mayte Sera Weitzman | Paula Mendoza | Arcy Muñoz | Cyndy Garza | Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia | Dr. Juan Sanchez Muñoz Dr. Bonnie Lucero | DJ Reader | David Solis The 2019 Yolanda Black Navarro Leadership Legacy Award recipient, Sofia Androgué
The luncheon wrapped up with a special recognition of the sponsors and supporters of the event. A special thanks to everyone in attendance and the support we received to make all of this a reality.