Webinar Bios: The New Latina Code: Collaborative, Disruptive Leadership

Ivette Mayo is an awarding winning entrepreneur, speaker, training experts, and author. Known as the “POWER Advocate”, she empowers women to showcase their POWER as entrepreneurs and leaders. Her clients range from Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, various education institutions, and professional organizations. Ivette currently serves on the Board of the National Council for Leadership. She also served as a Public Diplomate for the U.S. State Department’s Office of Global Women’s Issues. Ivette is the Chief Creative Officer of Yo Soy I AM, LLC, professional development firm, as well as Yo Soy Expressions, a Latina inspired line of stationary. She is the founder of POWER On Heels Network, a digital platform that inspires, empower, and support women to achieve their vision of success. Ivette’s book “A 30 Day Guide to Your POWER” is on Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com. For more information visit www.yosoyiam.com or send an email info@yosoyiam.com
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Evelyn Torres is the Founder and chief executive officer of Solaris Technologies, Inc.   Founded in Irving, Texas in 2010 with its Headquarters in Irving Texas.

Solaris Technologies is an award winning global telecommunications equipment company that provides innovative ToughTower™ product platforms (site-on-wheels, quick deploy, and fixed towers), Security Solutions, and certified quality repair services to customers throughout the Americas. Solaris combines more than a century of industry knowledge with strategic partnerships to deliver fast and flexible technology solutions that support emergency preparedness, disaster recovery, special events, temporary communication needs, surveillance and other customized solutions that enhance your business.

Solaris was founded with the vision to elevate the customer experience while simultaneously promoting customer growth and success. In doing so, it is our mission to provide unrivaled product and price solutions, delivered on time, by Solaris’ best in class professional team. Solaris’s personnel provide more than a century of telecommunications experience.

The most recent awards have been the Dallas Business Journal’s, Women in Business award, Ernest and Young Entrepreneur of the year finalist 2013, Dallas Hispanic Chamber, Excellence in Quality award, and 2014 SMU’s COX Business top 100 companies in Dallas.Tech Titians Technology Award in 2015, 2016 Dallas 500 “The most powerful business leaders in DFW”, 2016 DCEO, Outstanding Latino Business Award and in 2017 the Dallas 500 Innovative Technology award.  These are only the main community recognitions received.

Evelyn has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Le Tourneau University in Longview, Texas as well as an Associate degree in Marketing from Mountain View College in Dallas, Texas.   Additionally Evelyn holds a certification by the Product Management Institute in Boston.

Evelyn resides in Irving Texas with her partner Miguel and two children and three grandchildren.  She enjoys her work with STEM both with elementary girls and UT Dallas women in engineering programs.  Her other interests are international cooking, traveling, reading and tennis."

Dr. Isaura de la Caridad Gonzalez
Clinical Psychologist, Educator, Founder of Latina Mastermind & National Society of Latina Leadership & Empowerment

As an Award-Winning Clinical Psychologist and Educator , Dr. Isaura de la Caridad Gonzalez has utilized her expertise and trailblazing skills to support others, specifically the Latina population, to expand their businesses and create top sum financial legacies. She is a multilingual innovator who founded one of the top Psychology practices in Staten Island as well as multiple other organizations, which aim to empower and inspire Latina entrepreneurs to learn the skills that will bring their businesses to the highest level.

Dr. Gonzalez has taken the initiative for the Latina market and exemplified her knowledge of entrepreneurship through her recent development, Latina Mastermind . This was made successful by a group of highly motivated and driven Latinas who are working on building economic prosperity for themselves as well as helping other Latina women to do the same. She is the founder of The National Society of Latina Leadership and Empowerment, an organization that offers students of all ages the opportunity to connect with others and empower themselves through networking and leadership.

Isaura specializes in creating firsts for the Latina population. Her goal is to generate change and achieve success through educating Latina entrepreneurs about networking, sponsoring, and professional expansions that can lead them to financial freedom and even billionaire status.

As an expert in Women’s Leadership Development, Isaura understands how to support women entrepreneurs accelerate their businesses and leverage their expertise. She is dedicated to working with high-achieving women who are tired of feeling stuck by circumstances and glass ceilings and want to discover what’s truly possible for them and the freedom that comes from realizing their fullest potential . She has a passion for spearheading ways to bring about value within a business, as well as educating others to create their own value and professional success.

She put her face in the media by contributing to Linkedin, being a SheSource Media Expert and speaking on National Public Radio (NPR).

Currently, Dr. Isaura Gonzalez is continuing her passion for education as a lecturer at the graduate level, while also using her expertise to raise awareness through the media so that Latina Mastermind can make a difference in a Latina’s life.

Laura I Gómez is the CEO and Founder of Atipica, a venture-backed startup providing powerful data driven platforms to streamline the job recruiting process with an emphasis on systematically encouraging diversity. She is also a founding member of Project Include.
Laura has worked in tech since the age of seventeen. She proudly worked at Twitter in its early stages, where she was a founding team member of the International team and lead Twitter's product expansion into numerous languages and dozens of countries. She has also worked at Jawbone, YouTube, and Google Brasil.

She has been featured in numerous publications around the world, including Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes México, GQ, Harper's Bazaar and Huffington post. She was also recognized by the Department of State and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for involvement in the TechWomen Program - in which she was the only female leader at Twitter to participate in 2012.