Latina Women in Business Conference set for Aug. 17


Jessica Campos, Women's Business Center Director,, 402.870.1521; or or Teresa Hoffman, senior communications associate,, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012

GRAND ISLAND, NEBRASKA – Registration is now open for the third annual Latina Women in Business Conference: Haciendo Historia (Making History), hosted by the Center for Rural Affairs and Small Business Administration. The event is in Spanish only.

The one-day conference is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 17, at Quality Inn & Conference Center, in Grand Island. The event will begin at 9 a.m. and close by 3:30 p.m.

The conference is dedicated to developing Latino entrepreneurship in Nebraska, and features opportunities to share, learn, and network.

“As the Center for Rural Affairs celebrates its 50th anniversary, we recognize Latino women and men who are making history with us,” said Jessica Campos, director of  the Center for Rural Affairs Women’s Business Center. “You are an important part of our communities.”

The event is for those who currently own a business or who are considering starting one with sessions focusing on marketing, leadership, financial wellness, and more.

To register, visit For more information, contact Campos at 402.870.1521 or