What: Linda Alvarado, president, Alvarado Construction and owner of the Colorado Rockies baseball team; and Carmen Munoz, chairwoman, GSC Industries/Munoz Machine Products, are among the featured guest speakers at the 2nd Annual "Women In Action -- Hacia Los Suenos Vamos (Dreams Within Our Reach)" Conference. Over 500 participants are expected to attend the one-day conference with panel discussions and workshops centered on challenges and strategies for professional growth. The recipient of the "Dreams Within Our Reach" Award, which celebrates the achievement of Hispanic professional women, will be announced. Who: SHPE's Women in Action Committee. The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) - Detroit Professional Chapter, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the participation of Hispanic professionals and college students in the fields of engineering and science. When: October 18, 1997 Time: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: The Ritz-Carlton Dearborn Fairlane Plaza - 300 Town Center Dearborn, Michigan 48126 How: All working press must check in at the conference registration area (lobby level) by 7:30 a.m. in order to receive event coverage credentials. If you need to pre-set, you must check in by 7 a.m. Request for live coverage must be submitted by fax by Friday, October 17, 4 p.m. EDT to Amanda Caballero/WIA at 313-556-5858. CONTACT: Amanda Caballero of General Motors, 313-556-4215.
SOURCE Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers