October 14, 2022
Grand Central Air Terminal
1310 Air Way, Glendale CA, 91201
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).
Bring your latest resume for it to be reviewed by professionals
We strongly encourage you to wear a mask. Proof of COVID-19
vaccination or a negative COVID test will be checked at entry.
Dress code: Business professional attire.
Bring your best spirit to network with other like-minded young professionals.
Business cards to network.
Favorite top or lip gloss for your professional headshot.
11:30am - 12:30pm
Registration & Networking
Succeeding in Today’s Workforce
Noelia Sanchez, Noteworthy Lab
12:30pm - 12:35pm
12:35pm - 1:05pm
Be Kind to Your Mind: Exploring Latina Mental Health Research and Pathways
Moderator: Diana Amaya, Director of Programs
Jessica Arcos, UCLA Sophomore Nataly Rocha, UCLA Master’s in Social Work
1:05pm - 2:05pm
Nurturing Your Money Mind$et
Veronica B. Gudiel, Co-Founder & Partner Level Up Latina
2:05pm - 2:15pm
2:15pm - 2:45pm
Unleash your Superpower: Lessons on Civic Participation
Moderator: Lauren Salaiz, HOPE Youth Program Associate
Diana Guardado, Menlo College
Alexandra Leal Silva, IGNITE Fellow
2:45pm - 3:30pm
Networking Activity – Elevator Pitches
3:35pm - 4:20pm
The 5%: Latinas with Advanced Degrees
Moderated by: Guadalupe Lazaro, Communication Student, USC Annenberg
Panelists: Rocio Perez, UCLA MPP
Britney Bayardo, PHD Candidate
Luz Murillo, UCLA Law School & Micro Influencer
4:20pm - 5:20pm
Los Angeles County Students
Eligible for Uber Credit up to $50
San Diego Students
Eligible for round-trip train fare
Eligible for gas reimbursement
Contact Kimberly Salinas to request your stipend at firstname.lastname@example.org
*Must be registered to attend*