OLEH is a brand new program focuses on the needs of Spanish-speaking Latina entrepreneurs by holistically supporting personal and entrepreneurial development, including wellness, business skills and work-life balance. 

OLEH combines the proven academic rigor and learning experience of the McCombs School of Business, one of the country’s best business schools, with the innovative spirit of addressing seven complementary areas of life that lead to success, balance and well-being.

Spanish-speaking participants in this interactive and community-based program, learn how to craft a business idea and harmoniously incorporate it into their every day lives. The program is based on innovation principles and leadership practices that are key to reaching a long-term success. The mission is to support Hispanic women to start or grow their business, reach a work-life balance, expand their network and enable them to share their business ventures with the larger community. The program consists of 9 sessions with a frequency of two sessions per month. 

Program graduates play a critical role in encouraging and guiding the growth of current program participants, thereby nurturing and growing trusted networks of support and collaboration.

 

OUTCOMES

Improved attitudes, psychological well-being, business skills and confidence.

Latina entrepreneurs overcome limiting mindsets that hold them back from personal and business success.

Increased business creation and growth, is fueled by improved personal self-esteem, wellness and financesExpanded and collaborative networks ensure support systems and community building. 

Having completed its pioneering class in December 2016, OLEH’s 27 graduates display the competence, skills and habits to thrive in their professional and personal lives.