The Latina Project

Empowering women to succed.

The Latina Project aims to help women build social capital to succeed in their professional careers and/or launch their own entrepreneurial ventures. The Latina Project is a five-week intensive program in which participants benefit from weekly events that pertain to career success and entrepreneurship. Courses are taught by university professors and corporate professionals.

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The Student Experience

Demi Trimm
Accounting and Finance Student

Not only did I have the opportunity to gain self-management skills, an intern experience, and knowledge in my major, I was able to make a small impact in my community.

Demi Trimm Class of 2023
Pablo de la Fuente
Economics Major

The internship taught me much more than I would have ever imagined. I learned multiple things that I know will be extremely beneficial to my future career in finance.

Pablo De La Fuente

Program Milestones

Every week, participants will meet specific goals and move on to the following week's lesson and goals.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Team building
  • Professional Presence and Personal Branding
  • Power of a Mentor
  • Networking
  • Negotiation
  • Sales skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Internships, interviews, and employment
  • Developing key technical business and soft skills
  • Team Ideation Capstone Project

Requirements

  • All University of Miami undergraduate female students are invited to apply
  • Resume
  • One page essay on how being a Latina Scholar will impact your life

 Important Dates

Application Opens Sept. 26, 2022
Application Deadline Oct. 15, 2022
Program Begins Spring 2023

For more information, please contact TheLatinaProject@miami.edu

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