8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., 3rd floor near Studio 12



$35 Full day Power Summit (includes: light breakfast, corporate box lunch and dessert reception)

For groups of 5 or greater please contact or 303.398.7405



Spanish and English translation will be available. One panel session will be presented primarily in Spanish.


Breakfast & Lunch

Continental breakfast will be served from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. on the 3rd Floor, Studio 12.
Lunch will be provided. Event will end with a dessert reception.


Event Evaluations

We want to hear about your experience so that we can continue to bring you relevant content and ensure that you have a great time at future events. Please participate in our short surveys during the day to let us know how we are doing. Evaluation will be digital on your mobile device.


Event Photography

We will have a professional photographer capturing images of our attendees throughout the day at the Power Summit. The Latino Community Foundation of Colorado will utilize these photos in future promotions and campaigns around its work. 



Arts Complex Garage at 13th and Arapahoe – This parking lot is across the street from the Newman Building for theatre Education.  Limited prepaid parking is available for $15. General admission prices vary depending on day and time. Please see DCPA’s website for more parking options.



8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 9:10 a.m.

9:15-9:25 a.m.        
Healing/Open Blessing  
Ramona Beltran MSW, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work

9:25 - 9:55 a.m.
Keynote: Be The Change, Unapologetically Latina
Sonia Gutierrez, Anchor, 9News

9:55 - 10:25 a.m.   
Power Break

10:25 - 11:30 a.m.   
Community Influencers Panel
Gabriela Domenzain, Latino Policy Institute, Providence, Rhode Island
Yesenia Arreola, Upward Bound Program, Rifle, Colorado
Dolores Del Campo, Morgan Community College, Ft. Morgan, Colorado
Silvia Hernandez, Grupo Esperanza, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Angela Tzul, Mujer Fuerza y Sentimiento, Denver, Colorado

11:30 - 12:30 p.m.   
Recharge & Rejuvenate Lunch

12:30 - 1:00 p.m.   
Keynote: Observations around Latina Identity
Denise Soler Cox, 
Latina filmmaker and cultural storyteller, Project Eñye

1:00 - 1:35 p.m.       
Inspiraciones -
Performances on Latina Leadership: Stories of Impact
Itzel Santos, Colorado Circles for Change
Victoria Gomez Betancourt, Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights
Nelly Garcia, Hispanic Affairs Project
Dr. Violeta Garcia, Latinitas in STEM
Candi CdeBaca, Project Voyce
Alma Urbano, Project Voyce

1:35 - 1:45 p.m.     
Latinas LEAD Award Presentation

1:45 - 1:55 p.m.     
Building Your Life's Legacy
Patricia Barela Rivera, Senior Managing Fellow,
Las Mujeres Valientes Fellowship

1:55 - 2:00 p.m.     
Closing Program

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.    
Let’s LEAD Networking and Dessert Reception

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Venue Information

The Conservatory Theatre and Studio 12 are inside the Newman Building for Theatre Education. The DPAC parking garage is located across Arapahoe Street.