This year's keynote speaker will be Ms. Sonia Manzano, "Maria" from Sesame Street, a first-generation American of Latino descent raised in South Bronx. Manzano has affected the lives of millions since the early 1970s.
Over 30 years ago she was offered an opportunity to play "Maria" on Sesame Street. She has also been named among the "25 Greatest Latino Role Models Ever" by Latina Magazine and will share a tale of perseverance and courage as she shares the countless obstacles she overcame.
The summit this year will be held at the Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center from 8 a.m - 4:30 p.m.