We are living through a defining moment in history, as business, society, and the world in general are all rapidly changing. As Latino leaders, it is critical that we remain active participants in building our future, continue to take charge of our careers, and build a legacy that will help and inspire future generations.

The 2022 Leadership Summit: Paving the Way will explore the most front-of-mind topics facing the business community today. The event will take place both in person and online on Thursday, June 23, 2022, live from New York City’s Guastavino’s, a designated interior landmark, located at 409 East 59th St.

The Leadership Summit will feature panel discussions, keynote conversations, and feature talks with members of The Alumni Society. Get ready for a day of valuable insights, impactful conversations, and prime networking opportunities.


JUNE 23, 2022


New York





*All times listed are in Eastern Standard Time.

11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET
Networking Reception and Check-Ins

Reconnect with old friends and meet new members while enjoying snacks and refreshments to kick-start your day.

12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m.–12:10 p.m. ET

Meet your Summit emcee and participate in the eighth annual Leadership Summit kick off.

12:10 p.m.
12:10 p.m.–12:20 p.m. ET
Opening Remarks

Share a moment of gratitude with The Alumni Society cofounder.

12:20 p.m.
12:20 p.m.–12:50 p.m. ET
Latina Executives on the Work Revolution

Latina leaders will discuss their take on the work revolution, paving the way for more Latinas in positions of power, and more.

12:50 p.m.
12:50 p.m.–1:00 p.m. ET
Bloomberg New Voices

News coverage is more balanced and more complete when we amplify the voices of women and other underrepresented experts across platforms. Bloomberg’s Laura Zelenko will talk about the New Voices initiative and how you can contribute to the conversation.

1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. ET
Networking Lunch

Power up your network while enjoying lunch. Plus, a few special surprises are in store for you!

2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m.–2:35 p.m. ET
Afternoon Kick-off

Gear up for an afternoon full of inspiration and key learnings.

2:35 p.m.
2:35 p.m.–3:05 p.m. ET
Hot Takes from a Top Climate Scientist

Dr. Miguel Román has taken on one of the most formidable challenges of our time: addressing climate-related risks to our planet. In this session, this top climate scientist will share his take on what’s next for climate change and the impact on future generations.

3:05 p.m.
3:05 p.m.–3:15 p.m. ET
AI, Data, and the Future

Artificial Intelligence (AI) expert Alex Jaimes shares how he’s empowering leaders and communities through the largest technological change in human history.

3:15 p.m.
3:15 p.m.–3:35 p.m. ET
The Human Side of Technology: A New Approach to Transformation

This session will feature leaders who are paving the way for digital transformation that enable a better user experience. For them, it all starts with being a “human-first” leader.

3:35 p.m.
3:35 p.m.–3:55 p.m. ET
Networking Activity

Break the ice and meet fellow members in this structured networking activity. Hint: musica will be involved.

3:55 p.m.
3:55 p.m.–4:15 p.m. ET
Let’s Talk About Creating Generational Wealth

Canela Media has become one of the largest funded Latino-owned companies. In this session, we sit down with serial entrepreneur and Canela Media CEO Isabel Rafferty, in conversation with Adela Cepeda, Angeles Investors Chair, to discuss Isabel’s startup success, building generational wealth as Latinos, and more.

4:15 p.m.
4:15 p.m.–4:55 p.m. ET
Positions of Power: Latinos in Public Policy

Local, state, and federal officials will discuss the current state of political affairs, their vision for a Latino-centric future, and advice if you’re considering running for office.

4:55 p.m.
4:55 p.m. ET
Parting Thoughts

Join The Alumni Society cofounder in closing out an immersive program.

5:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. ET
Cocktail Reception

Continue the dialogue while enjoying cocktails, appetizing bites, live music, and unique networking opportunities of the highest caliber.

7:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. ET
Event Concludes

Don’t forget to engage with your new contacts after you leave and continue the conversations.



June 23, 2021
11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. ET


409 E 59th St.
New York, NY 10022

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