WHAT? On the heels of recent health care reform developments in Congress and with misinformation circulating rampantly, the National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI), the premier organization for Latinas, is coordinating a health care reform webinar sponsored and facilitated by AARP that will focus on the implications of reform for women and Latinos and what it means to communities across the nation.
Health Care Reform: What it Means to Women and Latinos is a complement to a health care reform town hall meeting NHLI is organizing at its 2009 Executive Leadership Training Conference and Mujer Awards in Albuquerque, NM, November 5-6 which will feature policy analysts, industry professionals, practitioners, corporate America, small businesses and consumers.
WHEN? Wednesday, October 28, at 1 pm eastern.
WHO? Presenter: Nora Super, Director of Federal Government Relations, Health and Long-Term Care at AARP. Nora Super has more than 20 years of experience working in Washington, DC with a notable background in a wide range of health policy issues, including Medicare, Medicaid, HIPAA, ERISA, and other federal and state health programs.
Moderator: Cristina Lopez, NHLI’s President. NHLI’s President Cristina López has a strong history in program planning and policy development and analysis in HIV/AIDS prevention and Latino health issues, and providing technical assistance to Latino community-based organizations, federal agencies and State and local health departments on public health initiatives that increase access to health care for underserved communities.
Click here to read Lopez’s op-ed on public option for women and Latinos.
Facilitated by top leaders and trainers from the corporate, non-profit and government sectors, NHLI’s Leadership Webinar Series offers training on leadership and professional development as well as educational and informative topics of interest to the Latino community such as healthcare reform, home ownership, financial empowerment and more.
The National Hispana Leadership Institute is the premier leadership organization preparing Latinas for positions of national influence, public policy impact, and to contribute to the advancement of the Hispanic community. www.nhli.org.
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization that helps people 50+ have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial and affordable to them and society as a whole. AARP does not endorse candidates for public office or make contributions to either political campaigns or candidates. They produce AARP The Magazine, the definitive voice for 50+ Americans and the world's largest-circulation magazine with over 35.5 million readers; AARP Bulletin, the go-to news source for AARP's 40 million members and Americans 50+; AARP Segunda Juventud, the only bilingual U.S. publication dedicated exclusively to the 50+ Hispanic community; and its website, AARP.org. AARP Foundation is an affiliated charity that provides security, protection, and empowerment to older persons in need with support from thousands of volunteers, donors, and sponsors. AARP has staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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The National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI) is a national leadership development organization focused on Latina leaders. For more than 20 years, NHLI has developed hundreds of Latina leaders who have gone on to become elected officials, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, executives at non-profits and powerful decision makers. Founded in 1987 to address the disparity of representation of Latinas in leadership, NHLI’s mission is to develop Hispanas as ethical leaders through training, professional development, relationship building, and community activism. www.nhli.org.