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Saturday, October 14, 2023
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The Colburn School

Thayer Hall
200 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Meet and Learn from top Latino Leaders in your community

“You don’t want to miss a moment of this incredibly exciting speakers lineup”


Meet The Speakers

Peter O. Estévez

Founder - LatinTalks
“From Lies to Riches”

Philanthropist and entrepreneur, empowers Latino leaders through LatinTalks. His impressive energy career fuels an eight-figure empire and 'The Peter O. Estévez Show' podcast. Pioneering sustainability and real estate in key roles, he advocates for mental health and aims to transform 100 million lives with 'From Lies to Riches' by 2028."

Celina Belizan

Founder - LatinTalks
“Outsmarting Limiting Beliefs with Fresh Rules and Bold Choices”

An Argentine-American expert in personal growth, is a Tony Robbins Master Coach and Consciousness Educator with a focus on optimization and emotional fitness. A seasoned angel investor and strategist, she holds degrees from Vanderbilt, NYU Stern, and LSE. Combining cutting-edge research with personal growth, Celina delivers accessible, transformative teachings. Her mission: to empower others to break generational patterns, and embody an impenetrable mindset.

Mauricio García

Finance Strategist/ Keynote Speaker
"Financial Literacy, Financial Planning and Wealth Creation"

Mauricio, the 'Harry Potter of Finance,' is a celebrated finance expert renowned for transforming retirement plans by eliminating taxes, volatility, and costs. He's educated over 3,000 individuals in North America. As a thriving entrepreneur and content creator, Mauricio empowers families in Mexico, the United States, and Canada, enhancing their income and quality of life.

Sisily Marín

Actress/Official Emcee

Cuban model, actress, and host Sisily Marin moved to the US at 14, initially pursuing fashion. However, her passion for TV ignited on Univision's "Nuestra Belleza Latina Show." She relocated to LA, modeling, participating in pageants, and appearing in shows like WestWorld and "Sangre Negra." She's set to host the upcoming PBS series "Citizens of Planet Earth" this fall.

Richard Montañez

Former VP of Pepsico North America Multi-Cultural Marketing and Sales/Speaker
“One Revelation Can Lead to a Revolution”

The Flamin’ Hot pioneer retired after 42 years at PepsiCo, turning it into a billion-dollar sensation. Recognized for visionary leadership and diversity commitment, he’s a four-time Chairman Award winner. A mentor via Adelante, he founded Onelite, aiding U.S. families. As the first Latino on the SCLC board, Montañez made history. A sought-after motivational speaker featured in GMA, Fortune, Newsweek; his journey soon in Fox Searchlight Films biopic.


Regina Carrott


Trailblazing influencer, 15M+ followers, the first millennial with Spanish motivational content platform. Forbes 2022 Best Creative Individual in Mexico, Google's Top Content Disruptor and CEO 2023. Regina's influence spans TV, print, speaking, and bestselling books. Opened for Tony Robbins in 2022, won Youthful Excellence in Social Media Award 2021. 

Nelson Grande

Co-Founder of Avenida Entertainment Group/Speaker
“Latinos in Hollywood. Paving Our Own Way”

A Highland Park native immersed in early cinematic fascination, transitioned from actor to entrepreneur. His journey began with remarkable sales skills at 19, followed by notable TV guest roles at 21. Fueled by Hollywood's diversity issues, he embarked on transformative international travels, solidifying his mission. In 2016, Nelson, alongside his wife and partner, Fanny Grande (formerly Veliz), co-founded Avenida Productions, dedicated to diversifying and revolutionizing entertainment.

Hazel Ortega

“Combining Business and Purpose for a Better World”

An Educational Psychologist and serial entrepreneur from East Los Angeles. Her book, "From Bounced Checks to Private Jets: The Mastery of Miracles," chronicles her journey from poverty to success. As a speaker, Hazel empowers audiences to manifest their dreams and rise above circumstances. She's a CEO, founder of the HIGH TIDE Global Foundation, and dedicated to helping others achieve extraordinary results through education and a miraculous mindset.

Lizza Monet Morales


Top 10 global journalist & influencer recognized by The White House. TECLAS 2016 "Best Broadcaster" winner. Proud Latina from LA/NY, started in the media at age 10. On-air talent for top networks. Keynote speaker, Periscope sensation with 8M likes, known as the Carmen San Diego of Livestream for her global travels.

Axel Arzola

“Personal Brand and Storytelling”

Highland Park native, inspired by Tarantino's "Reservoir Dogs," switched from acting to entrepreneurship. Successful sales at 19, acting at 21 with national commercials. Focused on diversity in entertainment after experiencing industry biases. Founded Avenida Productions in 2016 with partner Fanny Grande (formerly Veliz) to promote diversity and opportunities.

Domenica Escantel

Founder, Chicana, Inc./Speaker
“Breaking Glass Ceilings”

An entrepreneur and speaker, Domenica is dedicated to empowering women and unlocking their potential. In 2017, she became her community's first Latina elected official. As an Estee Lauder Emerging Leader and Vital Voices Visionary Fellow, Domenica is affiliated with Hispanas Organized for Political Equality. She gained global recognition from Brainz Magazine in 2020 and received the 2019 Latina of Influence award from Hispanic Lifestyle.

José Conejo Martín

Music Rapper/Speaker
“The Reset”

LA cultural icon, 100+ hip-hop albums. Starred in "The Tax Collector" in 2020 with Shia LaBeouf. On FOX's "The Deputy," he's both an actor and writer. Hosts "Inside A Sinister Mind" podcast on Spotify, sharing his 15-year Mexico journey. Latest album: "THE RESET," a tale of perseverance.

Maribel Serrano

"The Power of Authenticity"

A versatile marketer, filmmaker, and real estate investor, driving "My DACA Life" with Avenida Productions. A former undocumented Latina activist from Jalisco, she shares her story globally, even in Congress. Maribel's advocacy extends to the Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce, promoting opportunities. With an immigration law background, she's a sought-after speaker. Thriving in Beverly Hills marketing, she invests in U.S. and Mexican real estate, holding a BA in journalism with a political science focus from Cal State Northridge.

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"We have a generational opportunity and obligation to break cycles of dysfunction, poverty, and illiteracy in our community." 

∼ Peter O. Estévez