Latina Business Leaders to Share Journeys to Success at Berkeley College in Woodland Park

Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122

Women’s Entrepreneurship Week 2016 



In honor of Women’s Entrepreneurship Week, Berkeley College will sponsor a conversation with prominent Latina women in business. Moderated by Maria Teresa Montilla, President of the Institute for Latino Studies, the panelists will share their personal journeys to success and advice on building a successful business model, while also discussing topics that are relevant to women in the Latino community. 

A continental breakfast will be provided. The public is invited to attend this free event. To register, email Kelly Depsee, Associate Director, Communications and External Relations, at

Join the Conversation on Social Media: @BerkeleyCollege #WEW2016 

WHEN: Thursday, October 20, 2016; 10 to 11:30 a.m. 

WHERE: Berkeley College, 44 Rifle Camp Road, Renaissance Hall, Community Room, Woodland Park, NJ 


Montilla Berkeley

  • Maria Teresa MontillaPresident, Institute for Latino Studies and the Latino Leadership Alliance of New Jersey



  • Patricia Bombelyn, Esq., Partner, Perez & Bombelyn
  • Sylvia Jauregui, Publisher/President/Founding Partner/Co-Owner, Jersey Bound Latino Magazine
  • Amiris Perez, Director of the Parking Authority, West New York
  • Violeta Ruggles, CEO/Strategic Partner, Ruggles LLC

    About Berkeley College

    A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,300 students – including more than 700 international students – in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs. Students can study in more than 20 career fields. Berkeley College is comprised of the Larry L. Luing School of Business®, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies, and the School of Liberal Arts. The School of Graduate Studies offers a Master of Business Administration degree in Management online and in Woodland Park, NJ.

    Berkeley College has five New Jersey campuses – Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. In New York there are three campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. In 2016, U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, both for the third consecutive year. The website address is

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