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Voto Latino – 2015 Power Summit // Stanford

Educate. Empower. Engage.

Voto Latino (VL) Power Summit is a professional development conference that educates, engages and empowers Latino Millennials. The conference brings together dynamic leaders to network, explore resources and learn how to grow their careers from cross-industry experts. This interactive experience fosters the new age of digital influencers to maximize their impact in their careers and communities.

Welcome to 2015 Power Summit of Voto Latino.

Join us Oct. 16-17 in ‪#‎SiliconValley‬ for our ‪#‎VLPowerSummit‬ to learn from expert panelists, have unique experiences, and hear from celebrity activists.

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Voto Latino to Gather Hundreds of Young Latinos for Major Summit in Silicon Valley
Wilmer Valderrama, Jose Antonio Vargas, and Michelle Mulligan among Latino leaders who will offer advice
Voto Latino, the leading non-profit organization empowering Latino Millennials, will convene 400 young professionals at its 4th annual Power Summit held at Stanford University, October 16-17, in collaboration with the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. They will be joined by Wilmer Valderrama, actor and co-chair of Voto Latino’s Artist Coalition; filmmaker, journalist, and activist, Jose Antonio Vargas; and editor-in-chief of Cosmo for Latinas, Michelle Mulligan.
  • On October 16, attendees will tour the Electronic Arts (EA) headquarters, and attend a plenary and reception featuring EA developers.
  • On October 17, attendees will hear from industry experts about leadership, advocacy, media and technology through workshops and training sessions.
“We’re excited to gather some of the most influential Latino leaders in the country to share their thoughts and insights with more than 400 of our most talented young professionals,” said Maria Teresa Kumar, President and CEO of Voto Latino. “Power Summit is our premier event for activating youth and cultivating leadership.”
Voto Latino will host the two-day convening with the support of Electronic Arts (EA), Microsoft, the MacArthur Foundation, Comcast, HipGive, Aids Healthcare Foundation, PG&E, Defend Our Future, and Health 4 All California.
ABOUT VL POWER SUMMIT: 
Voto Latino (VL) Power Summit is a professional development conference that educates, engages, and empowers Latino Millennials. The conference brings together dynamic leaders to network, explore resources, and learn how to grow their careers from cross-industry experts. This interactive experience fosters the new age of digital influencers to maximize their impact in their careers and communities. For more information or to register visit www.VLPowerSummit.com.
ABOUT VOTO LATINO: Voto Latino is a nonpartisan organization that empowers Latino Millennials to claim a better future for themselves and their community. United by the belief that Latino issues are American issues and American issues are Latino issues, Voto Latino is dedicated to bringing new and diverse voices to develop leaders by engaging youth, media, technology and celebrities to promote positive change.
SCHEDULE
 
PLENARY COVERAGE AVAILABLE ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16
Plenary coverage only. No interviews.
 
WHAT: Opening Plenary at Electronic Arts (EA)
WHEN: Friday, June 13, 5-6:00 PM
WHERE:       EA Redwood Shores Campus 
250 Shoreline Dr., Redwood City, CA 94065 
WHO:           Conversation with EA Developers
 
PLENARY COVERAGE AVAILABLE ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17
Interviews available following plenary. 

 WHAT:         Morning Plenary → “Leadership in Industry”

WHEN:         Saturday, October 17, 9am-10:30am (Press check-  in: 8:30am)
WHERE:       Stanford University Alumni Center — McCaw Ballroom
326 Galvez St, Stanford, CA 94305
WHO:           Remarks by: María Teresa Kumar, President and CEO, Voto Latino
                     Conversation with: Michelle Mulligan, Editor in Chief, Cosmo for Latinas
       & Jose Acosta, President of Public Affairs, UPS 
 
PLENARY COVERAGE AVAILABLE ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17
Interviews available following plenary. 

 

WHAT:         Lunch Plenary → “Latino Vote in 2016”
WHEN:         Saturday, October 17, 12-1:30pm (Press check-in: 11:30am)
WHERE:       Stanford University Alumni Center — McCaw Ballroom
326 Galvez St, Stanford, CA 94305
WHO:           Conversation with: María Teresa Kumar, President and CEO, Voto Latino
       Wilmer Valderrama, Co-Chair, Voto Latino Artist Coalition
       & Antonio Villaraigosa, Former Mayor of Los Angeles
 
PLENARY COVERAGE AVAILABLE ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17
Interview requests pending. 

 

WHAT:         Closing Plenary → “Race in Society”
WHEN:         Saturday, October 17, 5-6:30pm (Press check-in: 4:30pm)
WHERE:       Stanford University Alumni Center — McCaw Ballroom
326 Galvez St, Stanford, CA 94305
WHO:           Conversation with: Jose Antonio Vargas, Editor, #EmergingUS & 
        Alex Caballero, Executive Director, National Association of Latino Independent Producers

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Date: October 17, 2015
Cost: $50
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Stanford University Alumni Center — McCaw Ballroom

326 Galvez Street
Stanford, CA 94305 United States

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