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2003 Mujer Leadership Training & Awards Gala Highllights

Friday, October 31 , 2003 • Orlando, Florida

Leadership Training


The Seven Demands of Leadership were presented by The Gallup Organization's Thomas H. Hatton. The workshop assessed leadership effectiveness across the Seven Demands of Leadership: visioning, mentoring, knowing self, maximizing values, stabilizing values, building a constituency, and challenging experiences

The Cartel Group received special recognition during the lundheon for their work on NHLI's image and branding.

Sina Sutter and her artwork

Laura Cano displayed her wonderful artwork.


Raquel Ortiz spoke about her inspiring upcoming book,
"The Silk Purse."

Milce Synder from State Farm® spoke
on Financial Planning during the Afternoon workshops.

Annie Betancourt and Serena Cruz led a workshop
on what it takes to prepare to run for public office
and to run a successful political campaign.


The Nordstrom representatives taught us all how to "Dress for Success."


2003 Mujer Award Gala

Guests were treated to a fantastic
Disney display during the reception.

Laura Cano (left) exhibited her work during the reception prior to the Gala. Here she is with NHLI president, Marisa Rivera Albert.



Marisa Rivera Albert (left) with 2003 National Mujer Awardee Sara Martinez Tucker, President and CEO of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) ,and Linda Mazon-Gutierrez, NHLI Chair


Regional Mujer Awardee Dr. Juliet Villarreal Garcia,
President of the University of Texas at Brownsville receiving her award

Recuerdos de mi Panama gave a wonderful performance of the folkloric dance of Panama.