NENANI is a platform to showcase the contributions from Latin Women
and to advocate for increased Women Leadership
NENANI showcases women that inspire and shares knowledge to embolden women seeking success
Empowering young Latinas to dream big and reach their potential
Executive leadership coaching, workshops, consulting and keynote speaking on leadership
Melissa Rohan – Creating Opportunities for Growth for Children and Adults Alike
Melissa Rohan is the founder of Waterfront Academy, a faith-based dual immersion (Spanish and English) Montessori school with an emphasis on charity and stewardship in the Catholic tradition, and now serves as President of the Board of Directors. With her hard work and determination, she has proven her naysayers wrong by growing her school over 100% every year since 2014. She is passionate about children and education, having taught English as a Second Language, serving on several boards even ran for DC State Board of Education. Let her story inspire you!
Yai Vargas – Building Women Up with The Latinista
Having been born in the Dominican Republic and immigrating to the United States at a young age, Yai Vargas’ story is one many people can relate to. The cultural and social nuances along with family traditions that were gathered along the way have all been weaved into the very fabric of Yai’s brand, which includes being the creator and leader of The Latinista. As a multicultural marketing expert, Yai has worked with Fortune 100 companies to help develop their connection with the community. Read on to learn more about Yai's inspiring story.
Jimena Sayavedra – Inspiring Women to Take A Chance on Commercial Industrial Real Estate
Jimena Sayavedra is a talented real estate advisor for Paine/Wetzel Associates Inc. specializing in sales and leasing of industrial property. She holds a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning & Policy, and a specialization in Economic Development and is very active in her community and is the Director (immediate past President) of Argentina Chicago Foundation, a not-for-profit organization building schools in underserved rural areas of Argentina. Jimena is leading in a very male-dominated industry and empowering other women, or minority professionals. Read on for more inspiration.
The faces of Latina Leadership
I invite you to learn more about the contributions of Latinas and to become inspired to reach for your own dreams