Written by: Selene SL.
During the month of May, many holidays are celebrated around the world and one of the most anticipated is Mother’s Day. We are all very excited!
Women Palante, honors and appreciates the women around us, the ones who raised us, the ones who taught us and inspired us to achieve greatness and make our dreams come true.
The affiliation doesn’t really matter: a teacher, an aunt, a grandmother, a lady in your neighborhood… just someone who touched your heart and made you realize your full potential.
We women also share special skills: at Women Palante, a foundation that helps Latina women develop their full potential, not only in business but also personally, there are cases of beneficiaries who finish their programs and later become instructors or volunteers, just to share their knowledge and skills with other women.
Women help each other, it’s natural!
The mompreneurs program supports mothers interested in supplementing their income and becoming their own bosses by starting the business of their dreams.
Some of these women seek a better work-life balance as entrepreneurs, these moms are also known as mompreneurs.
Marlyn Suarez, a Venezuelan mother living in the United States, is a perfect example of a mompreneur who was trained through Women Palante’s Mompreneurs Series and Mompreneurs programs. She created her own foundation, Family Power Rising International, to help immigrant children with their immigration status.
Women Palante supported her with the presentation of her business, the design of her image and the creation of an initial financial plan. Marlyn has established contacts and relationships with future donors by following the advice shared on mompreneurs. She even won the Best Business Canva Award for her excellent business plan.
Marlyn says of Women Palante, “Women Palante is my right-hand woman, the one who has supported me in setting up my nonprofit, providing me with critical pieces such as a financial plan and a network of contacts that I didn’t have before. In addition, they have helped me with the official requirements to start my business, and above all with time management as an entrepreneur,” concludes Marlyn.
As you can see, Mother’s Day goes beyond celebrating motherhood, it’s about realizing that women can lend each other a hand, help each other thrive and become the best version of ourselves.
I too take this opportunity to pay tribute to my mother and all the women in my family, especially my grandmother, and think of all the mothers in the world who are the heart of their families’ small businesses. An ode to all the mompreneurs out there!
Happy Mother’s Day!
P.S. We invite you to visit Marlyn’s foundation website, you can make donations and support her by clicking here. Marlyn provides legal assistance to young people so they can obtain their immigration status in the United States. If you want to be part of her endeavor you can also support her as a volunteer or board member, contact her through her email: email@example.com