Empowering Latinas: Education and Entrepreneurship

Through education and opportunity, Latinas are making strides towards economic success and security by embracing entrepreneurship. Still:
* 27% of Latinas live below the poverty line
* 20% drop out of high school
* Only 15% of adult Latinas hold college degrees
A candid discussion about creating more economic opportunity through STEM education, mentorships, and apprenticeships, and by equipping Latinas with the training and capital they need to develop meaningful careers and businesses.

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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Deep Understanding