Parents Step Ahead to Host Educational Panel

 LATINA Style 50 Awards & Diversity Leaders Conference

Dallas, Texas, January, 2015Parents Step Ahead (PSA) will be presenting one of the panels for the LATINA Style 50 (LS50) Awards & Diversity Leaders Conference in Washington D.C. entitled Leaders: Leading the Way through Education, which will be moderated by Founder, President & CEO of Parents Step Ahead, Lupita Colmenero.

The unique LS50 program, launched in 1998, recognizes the top 50 companies that provide the best career opportunities for professional Latinas in the workplace. The annual LATINA Style Diversity Leaders Conference sets the standard for identifying corporations that are providing the most promising career opportunities for Latinas in the U.S. The LATINA Style 50 Report is the most respected evaluation of corporate America’s career advancement opportunities for Latinas. This year, some of the most prominent corporations in the United States were included in the extensive search, and Accenture was introduced as the 2014 LATINA Style Company of the Year.

The Nurturing Future Leaders: Leading the Way through Education panel will feature four panelists. Speakers include: Pepe Estrada, Director, Corporate Affairs, Walmart; Lenora Green, Senior Director, ETS; Patricia Riddlebarger, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, Entergy Corporation; and Sarah Colamarino, Vice President, Corporate Equity Programs, Johnson & Johnson. The discussion will discuss the importance of educational programs in the corporate sector and the commitment to education for the communities they serve.

About Parents Step Ahead

Parents Step Ahead is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission “to recognize, educate, and enable and empower parents to take a proactive role in the educational and personal development of their children.” The organization works in partnership with corporations and community organizations to offer a series of programs for parents to demonstrate the importance of parental involvement. Programs are free and include dinner and childcare.

About LATINA Style, Inc.

LATINA Style Inc., headquartered in Dallas, TX, is the publisher of LATINA Style Magazine, a lifestyle magazine for the professional Hispanic woman. Published for 21 years, LATINA Style magazine is dedicated to the needs and concerns of the Latina professional working woman and the Latina business owner in the United States. The company is host of the LATINA Style Business Series, the LATINA Style 50 Report, the National LATINA Symposium and the LATINA Style Hero Initiative.  For more information regarding LATINA Style please visit:

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