Disney Welcomes 8th Hispana Leadership Summit

Filed in: About WDW, Making a Difference

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Sept. 13, 2013 — More than 200 Latina professionals from around the U.S. are attending the 8th annual Hispana Leadership Summit at Walt Disney World Resort. The three-day summit provides development and networking opportunities to inspire women as they pursue professional and personal goals.

Disney is a co-sponsor of the event, which aligns with the company’s ongoing commitment to diversity and growing relationships with diverse professionals and organizations.

The summit is hosted by Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and this is the first year it has been held at Walt Disney World Resort. Televisa Publishing + Digital, which publishes more than 189 titles, including Vanidades, holds the summit annually.

“Having the opportunity to experience our 8th annual Hispana Leadership Summit at Walt Disney World is a wonderful culmination of a unique and solid three-year  collaboration to empower Hispanic women in leadership,” said Madelin Bosakewich, U.S. and International Sales Director for Televisa Publishing + Digital.

One of the highlights of the summit is the 2013 Latinas of Excellence Awards ceremony. The 2013 recipients are: Dr. Karent Sierra, Latina of Excellence for Philanthropy; Giselle Blondet, Latina of Excellence for Television and Entertainment; and Adriana Comellas-Macretti, Latina of Excellence for Community Leadership.