Welcome to NLBWA-LA Online

Our organization was created and launched in July of 2003 to meet the needs of the growing ranks of Latina Entrepreneurs, Executives and Professionals from the Greater Los Angeles area.

Our Mission is to encourage women and men to develop their business and professional skills and to exceed their career goals through education, business referrals and networking.

Thank You Sponsors for Your Commitment to Latinas in Business

Sponsorship Opportunities

For added exposure and marketing, consider sponsoring our Signature Programs: Emerging Latina Program, Health & Wellness - Transform Your Lifestyle and the Business Management Academy. We also have several networking events throughout the year including our Annual Honoring Latinas Business Awards in June 2015 and Holiday Celebration & Toy Drive.

Please contact Rose Elena Sauceda for details at


Shining Bright In The Spotlight

 Olivia Rios is the founder and CEO of REO Strategies, a consulting firm specializing in government grant-writing for profit and nonprofit organizations. She developed her business after leaving the corporate world with the desire to help and empower others.

Additionally, Olivia is Operations Manager at Uptown Whittier where she runs and oversees annual events such as Antique Fairs, Classic Car Show, Holiday Sonata and the annual Holiday Parade in the historic area.

Olivia serves on the Board of Plaza de La Raza Cultural Center and is on the Advisory Board of AME (Alliance of Multicultural Entrepreneurs). She is the former Executive Administrator for our organization (NLBWA-LA), and is former co-host of “Nuestra Gente,” a weekly Spanish-language radio program promoting community resources to the Hispanic community.

She is currently enrolled at CSUDH, and was recognized as “Mujer Elegendaria” by Ford for her spirit, enthusiasm and leadership within the Latina community.

Upcoming Events

12 Mar 2015 3:30 PM • Fox Studios, Century City
26 Mar 2015 6:00 PM • SMITTY’S GRILL - 110 South Lake Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101
31 Mar 2015 6:00 PM (PDT) • Metropolitan Water District 700 North Alameda Street Los Angeles, CA 90012
23 Apr 2015 6:00 PM • Northgate Gonzalez Headquaters 1201N. Magnolia, Anaheim, CA 92801
12 May 2015 9:00 AM • Pasadena Convention Center 300 East Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101


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