The National Latina Business Women Association was established in July 2003 by a group of Latina entrepreneurs and corporate professionals who realized their own need for mentors and educational programs to scale their businesses and careers. Since then, the National Latina Business Women Association, was established with its founding chapter in Los Angeles.
Today, NLBWA-LA is the largest chapter with over 300 active members and a reach that is expanding to various regions in the Los Angeles County.
To encourage Latinas to develop their business and professional skills and to meet their career goals through educational programs, financial workshops, business referrals and networking by building strong relationships.
To promote, develop and support the rapid growth of Latinas as business owners and corporate professionals. We will create countywide representation, visibility and business opportunities for Latina entrepreneurs and corporate professionals. NLBWA-LA helps Latinas reach executive levels in their careers and provide a true return on investment for business owners leading them to build on their successes!
Who We Represent
We represent the Latina, who is 45% of the total female population in Los Angeles. The demographics we serve are the Entrepreneurs, Executive and Corporate Professionals, who are Key Influencers that impact behavior in the community.
Latinas are the fastest growing demographic in the country and are achieving higher education at record numbers and starting more businesses than their peers.
Latinas are a key growth engine of the U.S. economy. 86% of Latinas are the primary shopper in the household, so they control the lions share of the $1.4 trillion in annual Hispanic buying power.
The epic increase of U.S. born Latina females represents the nations future workforce that will be bicultural and bilingual.