Who is POWER On Heels Fund, Inc.?​

POWER On Heels Fund, Inc™ POWER On Heels Fund, Inc is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on the economic empowerment of LATINAS by tackling the social inequity of LATINA EQUAL PAY.

We are dedicated to the advancement of LATINAS by providing scholarships, specialized programs, tools, and resources to accelerate their professional growth and build confident leaders with a pathway to financial security.

Mission

Our mission is to lead, encourage, and advocate for LATINAS to support the rapid growth of LATINA students, business owners, and professionals and reduce the LATINA PAY GAP to narrow the generational and societal wealth gap.

Purpose

Our purpose is to provide resources and tools to enhance skillsets for LATINAS to accelerate career advancement, cultivate future leaders, and increase earning potential. We desire to create real social change to minimize the disparities LATINAS face. 

Core Values

Power On Heels Fund, Inc is committed to create greater awareness of the leadership and financial gap LATINAS face. Inclusion and integrity are core values that help us steer the marginalized and economically disadvantaged LATINA to become her own best ADVOCATE to gain financial mastery, take advantage of opportunities to succeed, optimize her strengths, and impact the community toward a better future. ​

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Influencing Latinas of all ages

From now to 2025, our goal is to impact the lives of 10,000 Latinas locally, regionally and nationwide.
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‘Latinas face large wage gaps compared to white men in every single state. There are no signs that earnings differences are improving.

These gaps in earnings mount up year after year and mean Latinas have fewer resources to support themselves and their families, build wealth, or prepare for retirement.​’

Institute for Women’s Policy Research, Sept 2023​

Our Impact

By championing the professional and economic advancement of Latinas, we empower them to boost their earning potential, accelerate career growth, and foster the next generation of leaders.

Discover firsthand from the team at POWER On Heels Fund, Inc. why they are committed to raising awareness about the leadership and financial disparities, and how they are actively working to bridge these gaps for Latinas across all ages, industries, and backgrounds.

Board Members

Ivette Mayo

Ivette Mayo

CEO

Austra Zapata

Austra Zapata

VP, Scholarships

Sarah York

Sarah York

VP, Marketing

Amanda Trevizo

Amanda Trevizo

VP, Programs

Adrienne Holloway

Adrienne Holloway

VP, Finance

Rafael Nolasco

Rafael Nolasco

VP, Partnerships

Dianca Chase

Dianca Chase

Secretary

Linda Lara

Linda Lara

VP, Memberships

Jo Aragon James

Jo Aragon James

VP, Fundraising

Tanya Makany Rivera

Tanya Makany Rivera

VP, Government & Community Relations

Michael Mayo

Michael Mayo

Parliamentarian