DARE TO DREAM 12TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2020
Saturday, January 25, 2020
The 12 th Annual Dare to Dream: Get Educated! Latina Conference will be held at the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn on Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. We are proud to announce that our keynote speakers this year are Monica Lopez, Dare to Dream Board Member and Motivational & Inspirational Figure, HR-OD Professional, D&I Strategist, Social Media Guru, Speaker, and Author. Our second keynote speaker is Sol Flores, Deputy Governor in the Pritzker administration overseeing Health and Human Services. Our closer will be Karina Villa, State Representative. During the conference, girls will attend sessions on goal setting, high school preparation, college acceptance, career opportunities, financial aid, real world situations and mentoring programs. They will also meet with successful Latina professionals who will share how they overcame obstacles and took advantage of mentors and opportunities available to them to achieve their goals. The mothers will attend workshops focused on continuing education, financial aid for documented/undocumented students, mental health focused programming, and understanding the complexities of the college system.
Address:McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage
Fawell and Park Boulevards
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
The theatre is located on the College of DuPage campus, just west of Park Boulevard in Glen Ellyn, IL. Take Park Boulevard to Fawell Boulevard (22 nd Street on Google Maps). Turn west and follow Fawell about ¼ mile as it curves right and left again. The COD campus is on your left. Turn into the parking lot’s first entrance by the green and white College of DuPage sign. The MAC will be directly in front of you. Parking is free in any of the lots. – See more at: http://www.atthemac.org/plan-your- visit/#sthas.6keRhN1Y.dpuf