Why did we start the Latina Power Institute?

Power on Heels Fund, Inc through the Latina Power Institute wants to empower LATINAS to set ambitious goals, lead more purposefully, to become business and community leaders. Most of all, to have each one see their value and achieve fair pay for their efforts.

We know LATINAS are often the first in their families to pursue upward mobility. They may lack role models and mentors to help them prepare to navigate higher education, careers, and business growth. Power On Heels Fund, Inc desires to be the place they can find these resources to THRIVE! All our programs are centered on building emotional intelligence, strong leadership skills, and financial mastery.

Latina Power Institute currently consists of 4 Programs:

  • Latinas Building Wealth Series – 4 Sessions
  • Latinas Business Mentor Circles – 1 Session
  • Elevate The Powerful Leader within – 1 Session
  • The Confident Latina Leader – 1 Session

Latina Power Institute offers the Latinas Building Wealth Series. This a four-part series with the goal to create greater financial literary among Latinas by gaining knowledge on how to build wealth – from debt management to saving and investing, to preparing for retirement and homeownership. We want to be able to better equip them to make better decisions by providing financial resources, tools, and connections.

Four areas covered:

  • Personal Budget & Credit
  • Entrepreneurial Finance 
  • Investing
  • Homeownership

Each session will provide a presentation that includes financial literacy from one of our FINANCIAL LITERACY Partners. Materials covered by a financial expert  for the selected topics.

Duration: 1 Hour to 90 Minutes max

Lunch Time: 11:30am -1:00pm CST

Registration through Eventbrite 

Capitalize & GROWTH

This interactive event is designed to increase the success of  today’s Latina business owners and start-ups. This program provides an opportunity for participants to obtain  “real-world” advice and guidance on securing funding, creating multiple revenue streams, to securing valuable business certifications from business experts. This event offers an  opportunity to network up close with our business experts. 


  • Panel of Business Experts & Professionals
  • Interactive Mentoring Circles – Imagine SPEED NETWORKING with the day’s experts

Date:  April 20th, 2023

Time: 11:am – 2:00pm

Location: Houston Community College – SE Campus, Workforce Building

Experience a Transformational Latina’s Leadership Program

It is time to expand your circle of influence and gain tools and skills to make a positive impact on your team, organization, and community. Uncover how to become a more powerful, impactful, and effective leader during this Power On Heels Fund’s Leadership Program, designed by and for Latinas.

What to Expect:

  • Transformational Leadership Skills
  • Leadership Action Plan To Support Your Goal
  • Inspiring Others To See Your Vision
  • How To Influence Others
  • Advocate For Change

Who Should Attend

Latinas who desire to elevate their leadership roles and those who support them. Relevant to corporate, non-profit, and government leaders.

Our Agenda:

  • Module One: Defining Leadership
  • Module Two: Situational Leadership
  • Module Three: A Personal Inventory
  • Module Four: Determining Your Way and sharing your Vision
  • Module Five: Challenging the Process
  • Module Six: Enabling Others to Act

Date: July 15th, 2023 – In Person

Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm

Location: University of Houston – Downtown, Marilyn Davies, College of Business

Leveraging your Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is highly important in today’s fast-paced marketplace and in every workplace.  EQ can hold the key to your career advancement. Building CONFIDENCE starts in knowing more about your emotions and what triggers them is part of every leader’s journey. During this workshop, we will assist participants to considered learning more about being in touch with one’s emotions, guide them through ideas and techniques for improving every social interaction.

During The Confident Latina Leader, we will cover:

  • •The Benefits of  Understanding EQ
  • •Building Powerful Social Skill
  • •Reducing Anxiety and Stress
  • •Conflict Resolution
  • •Relationship Management
  • •Overcoming Obstacles at Work

Date:  September 23, 2023

Location: University of Houston – Downtown, Marilyn Davies, College of Business

Any questions? Please send an email to: info@poweronheelsfund.org