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The Hispanic Professional Women’s Association is an organization that provides opportunities for professional and personal development, nurturing relationships and giving back through mentoring and scholarships. We’d love to have you join us.

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2nd Professional Development

Developing Cross Cultural Understanding and Facilitative CommunicationYvonne Cadiz

Strategies: Key for Professional


Presenter, Yvonne Cadiz


It has been stated that our professionals today need to be prepared to compete

in a global marketplace. This is why it is extremely important that

professionals develop the necessary strategies in order to become successful


This workshop session promises to be both productive and relevant. It will help

participants to develop the skills needed to communicate and work effectively

with others.  The workshop will focus on learning the necessary strategies that

will ” draw people out, enhance and improve relationships”.

HPWA Lunch Meeting


08HTI113311 (1)“Seven Expenses that every Small Business incurs but may not be properly deducting”.

Also, selecting the proper entity to operate your business in.

Presented by:

Duane B Bishoff, CPA

Bishoff + Associates, PLLC, CPAs

Lunch is included

Door Prizes and 50/50

Members  $25  undefined     Nonmembers $ 28  undefined

Members & Nonmembers with no RSVP: $30 at the



Attendees must RSVP by Feb. 17th by midnight to Lorena Villavicencio at:  lore.villa86@gmail.com

First Professional Development 2015

First Professional Development  
catarina“The Mind and Body Code”:  Aligning our Thoughts
and Body for Success


Catarina De Hoyos will be presenting The Mind Body Code: How to change the beliefs that limit your health, longevity and success by Dr. Mario Martinez.


Discover the Secret to Personal Excellence Hidden in Your “Mind-Body Code”. You may know that your mind influences your health-but what’s influencing your mind? Until you answer this question, you may be overlooking a key factor on the path to personal excellence. On The Mind-Body Code, pioneering neuropsychologist Dr. Mario Martinez invites you to discover the dynamic interplay between your thoughts, body, and cultural history to master the creation of wellness and fulfillment.


This is regular $150 session. FREE for HPWA members!!


 Registration & Breakfast starts at 9:00 a.m.


When: Saturday, January 31st 2015

Time: 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 pm
Where: The Ana G. Mendez University
System Learning Resource Center
3655 W. Waters Avenue
Tampa, FL 33614

Members FREE

Attendees must RSVP by January 29th by midnight

to Laurie Aleman at LaurieHPWA@yahoo.com

This is one of three Annual Professional Developments offer to members only. Become a member by Jan 29th and attend these three events FREE in addition to many other benefits.

Non-members are welcome to attend – $75- RSVP by Jan 29th

For Sponsor opportunities or to become a member please contact Rosie at Rosie@goodfaithis.com or Maria at vangalder1@aol.com  or visit our website:www.HPWAtampa.org

January 22nd 2015 Evening Event

Loris pic
At the start of a new year, we all want a better life.  But our lives can only improve if we change our philosophy.  That is, we need to change the way we think.  Philosophy is what drives our attitudes and feelings and, in turn, what makes our actions.  Learn 10 ways to apply these principles to turn small daily changes into massive successes in 2015.

When: Thursday, January 22nd 2015

Lori Vella

Founder of Insanity Survivors
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 pm
Where: Double Tree Hotel
4500 W. Cypress St.
Tampa, Fl 33607

Members w/RSVP – FREE
Non-members w/ RSVP – $5 undefined
Attendees without RSVP – $10 undefined

Attendees must RSVP by January 20th by midnight

to Laurie Aleman at LaurieHPWA@yahoo.com


For Sponsor opportunities please contact Rosie atRosie@goodfaithis.com

HPWA Christmas Gift Giving at Portamento

HPWA Portamento xmas pic





Tees the season to be jolly!

Join us for lunch and gift giving!

HPWA is partnering once again with The Portamento of Hope Program bringing gifts to the children. This year they are NOT asking for toys but for necessities such as: blankets, shoes, underwear, socks, light jackets..etc. for both boys and girls ages 16 and under. We will also collect Non-Perishable Food Items. 

The HPWA Board will be attending and all of our members are invited to join us.  

If attending please RSVP to Maria: vangalder1@aol.com

When: Dec 14th, 2014

Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Where: 107 East Mason Street, Brandon FL

Hispanic Professional Women's Network
PO Box 152344
Tampa, Fl 33684-2344
Phone: 813-877-5880
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