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October 13, 2023 

Grand Central Air Terminal 

1310 Air Way, Glendale, CA 91201

  Presented by   

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The HOPE Young Professionals Summit, also known as YPS, is a yearly conference established 2016 to help support the professional development of Latinas 18-26 years of age. The conference includes plenary sessions, a career fair expo, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities. 

The YPS is the signature conference of the HOPE College Leadership Program (HCLP).   



11:00 am 

11:30 am - 12:30 pm 

Registration Opens & Networking Opportunity

Welcome Lunch

Charting Your Own Course:

How to create a thriving career that meets your needs

Speaker: Noelia Sanchez, Noteworthy Lab 

12:30 pm - 12:55 pm 

Lightning Talks with Latina leaders 

Speakers: Diana Guardado,

Jasmine Maldonado, Andrea Morales

12:55 pm - 1:05 pm 

Mindfulness Break

1:05 pm - 2:05 pm 

Mastering Your Finances: A Young Professionals Guide to Budgeting and Saving

Speakers: Flory Martinez and Karla Mena Escobar - U.S. Bank

2:05 pm - 3:05 pm 

Networking Essentials for Young Professionals

Speakers: Dayana Falcon, ESPN

3:05 pm - 3:20 pm 

Coffee Break

3:20 pm - 4:20 pm 

Puentes to Success: Navigating Graduate School Pathways 

Moderator: Guadalupe Lazaro
Speakers: Bernardette Pinetta, Jennifer Nazario, Destony Salcido

4:20 pm - 4:25 pm 

Mindfullness Break

4:25 pm - 5:25 pm 

A Journey Through Professions – An Interactive Career Forum

Various speakers 



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