Nuestras Historias, Nuestro Poder

Join us for a night of storytelling in Los Angeles!

Join Latina Institute as we celebrate three decades of empowering Latina voices, fostering community, and advocating for salud, dignidad, & justicia. We are cohosting with #Weallgrow Latina the most established digital and IRL lifestyle community of impactful Latinas and Femme-Latines who support and uplift each other. By Latinas, for all.

We will be joined by author Alejandra Campoverdi!

Alejandra Campoverdi is a nationally-recognized women’s health advocate, bestselling author, founder, producer, and former White House aide to President Obama.

Event Details

May 2nd, 2024

6-8pm PST

Los Angeles – Fig House

6433 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042

Dress Code: Come as you are!

Free Valet parking available



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Alejandra’s award-winning memoir, FIRST GEN, examines the emotional toll of social mobility on those she refers to as “First and Onlys.” A national bestseller, FIRST GEN is the winner of the California Independent Booksellers Alliance (CALIBA) Golden Poppy Martin Cruz Smith Award, and was longlisted for the Outstanding Works of Literature Award for the First Year Experience. FIRST GEN is also the 2024 Opportunity Matters Book Club selection for the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE), a national book club for first-generation and low-income students at colleges and universities across the country.

Previously, Alejandra served in the Obama White House as the first White House Deputy Director of Hispanic Media. She produced and appeared in the groundbreaking PBS documentary Inheritance, and founded the LATINOS & BRCA awareness initiative in partnership with Penn Medicine’s Basser Center for BRCA. Alejandra holds a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and graduated cum laude from USC. She currently sits on the boards of the California Community Foundation and Harvard’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy, and is a Senior Fellow at the USC Center on Communication Leadership and Policy.

Nuestras Historias, Nuestro Poder Kickoff on January 18th

We started this year off with an incredible party to kick off Latina Institute’s 30th anniversary celebrations with the theme of Nuestras Historias, Nuestro Poder.

Poderosas from the area were joined by special guests Sandra Guzmán, author of Daughters of Latin America: An International Anthology of Writing by Latine Women. We were also joined by DJ Karen Santana, an awardee of El Mundo Boston Latino 30 under 30. And our Executive Director, Lupe M. Rodríguez!

The event took place on January 18th at 6pm at the Eaton Workshop in Washington D.C..

You can read more at our blog here!