Adelante Mujer Inc. is a Colorado registered 501 (C) (3) nonprofit organization that began as a movement in 1979 and incorporated in 1998. This movement was designed to help Latina women gain entry and succeed in mainstream education, employment and economic systems, while retaining their cultural values. Over the years, Adelante Mujer Inc. has proved to be powerful and motivating tool for the thousands of women who have attended our conferences. Even more powerful were the results for the hundreds of women who learned about leadership by participating in the experience of planning and organizing conferences and workshops.
The mission of Adelante Mujer, Inc. is to role model, sponsor and promote programs dedicated to inclusion in education, job training, employment and cultural leadership development of Latina College and High School students. The Board of Directors shall implement our mission into all events sponsored by the organization. Our conferences stress the importance of graduation from high school, guide and encourage post secondary education and training, as well as assure jobs and careers. Our goal is to open the vision of healthy, happy and successful lifestyles for Latinas and their families.
Adelante Mujer Inc. offers two annual programs, The LaTEENa Conference and the Alumni & College Latina Student Leadership Symposium. Students at the LaTEENa Conference will attend professional life skills training and attend workshops led by successful professional Latinas on the critical skills needed by teens to graduate. Alumni & College Latina Student Leadership Symposium is for students who have attended past LaTEENa Conferences. As Alumni they attend a six-week workshop series, which is an extraordinary opportunity to receive support and guidance from successful Latina and Latino leaders including: college professors, college students, teachers, business executives, public employees, and community leaders.
They will learn the steps and choices needed to assure their personal success, now and in the future. The Alumni & College Latina Students participate as leaders during the LaTEENa Conference and attend advanced leadership workshops.