Expo Celebrates Latina Business Owners
According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2012 Survey of Business Owners, nearly 1.5 million U.S. businesses are owned by Latinas.
To introduce the CSRA so some of the area’s Latina entrepreneurs, a Latina Expo will take place 2:30-4:30 p.m. March 11 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 12 at the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System Headquarters Branch, 823 Telfair St. This event is free, bilingual and open to the public.
The Expo’s exhibitor showcase begins on Friday, March 11 at 2:30 p.m. and features Latina entrepreneurs and businesswomen as well as local social service agencies. The Expo will reopen on Saturday, March 12 at 10 a.m. for a full day of discussions, speakers, entertainment and door prizes.
Saturday highlights include the panel discussion “Latinas in the Restaurant Business” at 10:30 a.m., the keynote “Latina Businesswomen in Their Own Words” at 12:30 p.m., and a final panel discussion, “Latino Social Services” at 2:30 p.m.