Apr 13, 2015
Gloria and Emilio Estefan's Broadway Musical about their incredible life premieres November 5, 2015. When Nely Galan was 17 years old, she produced a documentary about this young couple's start as music entrepreneurs and artists. Watch this video and see how they chose themselves first in order for the world to discover them.
Mar 8, 2015
Rita Moreno is best known for her role of Anita in the film, West Side Story, which earned her an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. She is one of only 11 people to have received each of the four major entertainment awards: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony. We interviewed Rita at an Adelante event in Miami and she spoke about the importance of Latina role models, changing Latina stereotypes, and never giving up.
Feb 8, 2015
“We all strive to be leaders of something, whether it is our business, whether it is our household … whether it is at work - you can’t have that confidence and respect unless you take care of yourself first.” Watch more of Treasurer of the United States, Rosie Rios' advise for Latinas.
Feb 1, 2015
At 17, Nely (Alvarez) Galan interviewed journalist Geraldo Rivera when he was an investigative reporter for ABC’s 20/20 news magazine show. Geraldo is currently on the television show, The Celebrity Apprentice - the same show Nely was on in 2008. We are rooting for you Geraldo ! Watch the video.
Jan 15, 2015
“I was afraid if I negotiated, he (Marc Zuckerberg) wouldn’t want me, and he wouldn’t like me, and I felt ungrateful…my husband said this to me, he said - if you don’t negotiate, he won’t value you as much.” Watch more of Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg's conversation with Nely Galan.
Jan 15, 2015
In honor of all the working moms out there Sheryl Sandberg reminds them of the importance of not feeling guilty about having a career or job. “What if we didn’t feel guilt for doing something all of us have to do? We have to take that guilt away from women because we don’t deserve it.”
Dec 21, 2014
Charo's exercise rap motivates us to start the new year with fitness and health goals. Be inspired by this Latina icon who is forever young in mind, body and soul. Adelante ! Watch the video.
Dec 19, 2014
“Women make 70-80% purchasing decisions in our economy, including consumer electronics, cars, things we think boys are buying. ….” Watch more of Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg's conversation with Nely Galan.
Dec 14, 2014
“It’s different to be a woman, it is different to be a Latino or Latina, but in those differences we get our strength and why we can contribute more.” Watch more of Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg's conversation with Nely Galan.
Dec 7, 2014
“If I had set my career path when I graduated from college, I couldn’t be here because there was no internet and Mark Zuckerberg was in elementary school.” Watch more of Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg's conversation with Nely Galan.
Nov 8, 2014
“The best thing I think, is just the art of reinvention, of giving new life to something, whether it’s your daily routine, or a craft project, or even your website, or your business, it's just always finding ways to re-invent and make it fun and excitng, that’s what will attract people”
Oct 24, 2014
A young Nely (Alvarez) interviews Fashion Designer, Oscar De La Renta as part of "Checking It Out".
Oct 24, 2014
“I had a shoe closet and now I don't; I was able to purchase, what I never thought I could never do - was purchase property, I wasn’t even a homeowner myself, but I went out and bought investment properties, and it’s only been a year this month, I’ve already closed five of them.” Watch more of Tina's success story.
Oct 19, 2014
“Last year when I came to the NAHREP-Nely Galan conference I was completely inspired by her, I went back to my room, and said this is it, I can no longer continue to just be a realtor, I need to be a broker and I need to have my own company. So I began the path of getting my broker’s license. “
Sep 14, 2014
"My mom worked really hard, I'm from a single family parent home, to insure that education was key and she really hit it home - school school school, and I enjoyed school very much and I always concentrated on that. And then from there I saw all the work that she did and all the work that my grandparents did to insure that we had the best education and the best opportunities.”
Sep 1, 2014
“I think the biggest lesson I‘ve learned is to do things that scare you. I think that’s really the way that people learn and grow, is you know taking on challenges that you never thought you would be able to accomplish and I think the feeling of achievement afterwards really kind of propels you forward to continue to achieve.”
Aug 24, 2014
“Usually Latinas feel like they have to give up having a good heart or being a good person to build wealth or move up in an organization because they haven’t seen any different. But if they see good women like Nely, like myself, like other Latinas who have built that wealth and are real and want to give back, then they’ll have the courage to reframe it.“ Watch the video.
Jul 24, 2014
“My biggest obstacle is really about making sure that there is enough
talent in the pipeline for the future. We often are troubled with the fact that we need more and more Latinos and Hispanics to be in the pipeline for skills that we need in our jobs, so we’d love to see more of us involved.”
Jul 23, 2014
Nely Galan's testimony supporting women entrepreneurs @ Senate Hearings
Jul 16, 2014
Nell Merlino has some sage advise on how women can avoid feeling overwhelmed when starting a business.