Emmy winning Television Journalist to Deliver keynote address at National Latina Women’s Conference

Screen Shot 2015-04-01 at 9.38.41 AMMontebello, CA:  Five-time Emmy award winner Giselle Fernandez will deliver the keynote address during the morning Plenary Session at the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation’s 36th biannual National Latina Women’s Conference on Friday, May 8, at the Quiet Cannon Conference Center in Montebello beginning at 8:30 am.

The conference is expected to draw well over 1,000 high school and college Latina students for a full-day of workshops, an awards luncheon where successful Latina professionals will be recognized, and an exhibit area where conference attendees can learn about resources in the community to assist them with finishing high school and college.

The day serves as an inspirational and great networking event for Latina students and brings together civic and corporate leaders.

Born, May 15, 1961 in Mexico City, Mexico, Giselle Fernandez is a graduate of Sacramento State University.  A year after graduating, Ms. Fernandez worked as a television reporter for KRDO in Pueblo, Colorado.  In 1985, she transferred to several television networks, namely KTLA in Los Angeles, WBBM in Chicago and WCIX in Miami.  In 1991, she landed the position of national news reporter for CBS News, and from there has continued to enjoy great success in television.

For information about the conference or to register, please contact Tatiana Villanueva at (323) 278-3603 or by email at tvillanueva@maof.org.

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