On January 12, the Lubbock based Hispanic Association of Women (HAW) will host it annual Regional Hispanic Women’s Conference that has this year adopted the mission statement to impart a source of information, inspiration, empowerment, well being, and wealth building both personally and professionally by promoting higher education, community involvement, leadership development for the improvement of the quality of life for Hispanic women.

The schedule on the topics to be covered include

1. Leadership Development and Empowerment- 2 sessions- General Assembly

2. Workshops

A. Medical information for wellness (Workshops-2)

Health Fair to be held in conjunction with this aspect

B. Financial Planning (Workshops-2)

C. Higher Education Opportunities (Workshop-2)

The Schedule of Events is the following

8:00 am – 10:00 am Registration, Health Fair, Exhibits

10:15 am – 10:30 am Welcome and Prayer

10:30 am – 11:00 am General Assembly

Keynote Speaker- Rosa Rosales

National LULAC President, San Antonio, TX

11:00 am – 11:15 am Break and Exhibits

11:15 am – 12:30 pm Breakout Sessions

1.Women’s Wellness

2. Financial Planning

3. Higher Educational Opportunities

12:30 pm – 1:45pm Lunch- Civic Center Banquet Hall


Keynote speaker- Jodi Valenciano Perry

LULAC Texas Director for Women, Ft. Worth, TX

Special Presentations

1:45pm – 2:00 pm Break and Exhibits

2:00 pm – 3:15 pm- Breakout Sessions

1. Women’s Wellness

2. Financial Planning

3. Higher Educational Opportunities

3:15-pm – 3:30 pm Break and Exhibits

3:30-pm – 4:00 pm General Assembly

Keynote Speaker

Maria Luisa Mercado, Attorney at Law, Galveston, TX