Hollywood Icons Take Part In The Adelante Movement: The Wisdom Of Latina Legends At Hispanicize 2013

   Hollywood Icons Take Part In The Adelante Movement: The Wisdom Of Latina
                         Legends At Hispanicize 2013

Thursday, April 11 - 2 PM - Eden Roc Hotel - South Beach, Miami, FL

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, April 3, 2013

LOS ANGELES, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Nely Galan, founder of The
Adelante Movement for Latina economic empowerment, presents The Adelante
Movement: The Wisdom of Latina Legends, featuring Hollywood icons Rita Moreno
and Charo. Presented by the Coca-Cola Company and by Nely Galan, the program
is a special edition of The Adelante Movement: Tour, in which these legends
impart their insights regarding economic and personal empowerment, career and
financial success, as well as health, wellness and longevity. The program
takes place on Thursday, April 11 at 2 PM at The Eden Roc Hotel in South
Beach, as part of the annual Latino trends event, Hispanicize.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130403/HS87934)

Attendance to The Adelante Movement: The Wisdom of Latina Legends is free but
space is limited. To obtain a ticket, please pre-register at

To join the conversation on Twitter, follow @AdelantePower, use hashtag

"We have created a program that focuses on bringing Latinas the remarkable
stories and careers of women who came before us," says Galan. "We want to
bring Latinas at Hispanicize the secrets of how these women have managed to
move beyond stereotypes to break new ground, challenge and reinvent
themselves, stay healthy, build financial stability and long-lasting careers
which continue to flourish."

"We believe that the Adelante Movement is a powerful way to bring women
together to create positive change," said Lauventria Robinson, VP
Multicultural Marketing, Coca-Cola North America Group, "Coca-Cola is proud to
be a part of this movement to empower the Latino community."

"We're delighted to welcome Coca-Cola and The Adelante Movement to the
Hispanicize 2013 Event for Latino trendsetters," said Manny Ruiz,
Founder/Creative Director. "The Wisdom of Latina Legends program is comprised
of Hollywood icons who can teach us much about creating and maintaining a
healthy mind and body and a successful career in one of the toughest
businesses: Entertainment."

The Adelante Movement: Tour is a national series of live forums that bring
together Latina leaders from around the country to inspire them to take action
and to connect them with financial opportunities such as government contracts,
franchises, jobs, start-up capital and corporate diversity contracts in order
to create wealth and prosperity for their families and their communities. Join
the Adelante Movement theadelantemovement.com.


NELY GALAN – Founder of The Adelante

Nely Galan is a first generation Latina and self-made media mogul, who was the
first Latina president of a U.S. TV network (Telemundo), She was recently
featured in HBO's "The Latino List: Volume Two" and was also named one of
PEOPLE En Espanol's 25 Most Powerful Women. She is an Emmy Award-winning
producer of over 600 episodes of television in Spanish and English, including
the hit reality series "The Swan" and the first Latina to appear on Celebrity
Apprentice with Donald Trump. Galan recently went back to school and
completed her Masters and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.

Currently, Galan is executive producer and creator of "Celebrity Swan," a new
edition of her hit reality series, which will air this fall on FOX. For more
information: nelygalan.com.


Rita Moreno has won all four of the most prestigious awards in show business:
the Oscar , the Tony, two Emmys, and a Grammy. Her countless credits span more
than six decades, from her Broadway debut at age 13 to her current role on the
TVLand series, Happily Divorced.Morenohas performed on Broadway; London's
West End; appeared in more than 40 feature films, and has performed in
numerous regional theaters, most recently starring in her one woman show, Life
Without Makeup at the Berkeley Rep. Rita was awarded the Presidential Medal of
Freedom in 2004 and the National Medal of Arts by President Obama in 2010.
Her book, Rita Moreno A Memoir was published in March by Celebra.


Charo is a household name. She is instantly recognizable as the "cuchi cuchi"
girl, Charo's trademark expression, which has endeared her to millions around
the world and made her name synonymous with music, fun and excitement. She
has appeared in countless hit television shows, including more than forty-five
appearances on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. She also appeared on the
long-running comedy "The Love Boat" than any other star. Charo also appeared
in such films as MOON OVER PARADOR with Richard Dreyfuss and AIRPORT 79: THE

Currently, Charo is busy touring around the country promoting her dance album
"Sexy Sexy" which is a big hit at dance clubs in Europe and the U.S. Charo is
also a humanitarian and an activist for animal rights. Like Pamela Anderson,
Paul McCartney and Pink, Charo is a member of PETA who speaks out against
animal cruelty. Charo was recently back on the Billboard charts with her
latest single dance club hit – Espana Cani, the traditional bullfighting song,
which she recorded in protest against bull fighting. charo.com.

About The Adelante Movement

The Adelante Movement is a grassroots movement that aims to unite and empower
Latinas economically through a digital platform and a national tour of live
forums that will partner with leading non-profit organizations to connect
Latinas and their families to jobs, start-up funding, franchise and
entrepreneurial opportunities, and mentorship—with the goal of creating a
private sector solution to bringing economic stability to Latino families via
moms, many of the heads of households and are the emerging economic market in
the country. The idea is to empower this elite group of Latina leaders and
members of The Adelante Movement, to create economic opportunities and
prosperity in their communities.

About The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world's largest beverage company,
refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by
Coca-Cola, the world's most valuable brand, our Company's portfolio features
16 billion-dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero,
vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally,
we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and
juices and juice drinks. Through the world's largest beverage distribution
system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of
more than 1.8 billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building
sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our
environmental footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe,
inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic
development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling
partners, we rank among the world's top 10 private employers with more than
700,000 system associates. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey  at
www.coca-colacompany.com, follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/CocaColaCo or
check out our blog, Coca-Cola Unbottled, at www.coca-colablog.com.

SOURCE Hispanicize 2013

Website: http://www.theadelantemovement.com
Contact: Gabriel Reyes, 512-968-9030, Gabriel@reyesentertainment.com, or
Melina Baetti, 404-272-9211, mbaetti@coca-cola.com
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