Saturday, August 31 – 3 PM – Coca-Cola® Experience Booth – Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center


SAN ANTONIO, TX (August 27, 2013). Nely Galán, founder of The Adelante Movement for Latina economic empowerment and a recent co-host on ABC’s The View, will appear in person at the Coca-Cola® experience booth at the Festival™ People en Español Presentado por Target® at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Saturday, August 31 at 3 pm.




“I’m thrilled to meet San Antonio Latinas who are leading the way to bring economic prosperity to their families and their communities,” says Galán.  “We want them to become part of The Adelante Movement and work with us to connect Hispanic women to opportunities available to them such as jobs, government contracts, franchise opportunities and more.”


Images for Hispanic magazine of Nely Galan


Galán, who founded The Adelante Movement with a mission to help Latinas create wealth and economic prosperity for their families, will deliver remarks as well as meet San Antonio Latina leaders for photos, autographs and media interviews between 3-4 pm.  She will also announce upcoming dates for The Adelante Movement: Tour, the national series of live forums, featuring powerful and accomplished speakers that brings together Latina leaders from around the country to inspire them to take action to improve and maximize their finances.




The Coca-Cola® experience will be open all weekend with healthy and fun activities to get the whole family moving to the “Rhythm of Coca-Cola®” – “Al Ritmo de Coca-Cola®.” Guests can take part in all kinds of high-energy activities like dance, music, prizes and, of course, refreshment with a variety of regular, low- and no-calorie products courtesy of Coca-Cola®. Follow the festivities by using hashtag #CocaColaFestival as well as #NelyGalan and #Adelante.  Follow on Twitter:  @Nely_Galan, @AdelantePower and @CocaCola.





Nely Galán is a first generation Latina and self-made media mogul, who was recently a co-host on ABC’s The View. Galán is the first Latina president of a U.S. TV network (Telemundo), She was featured in HBO’s “The Latino List: Volume Two” and was also named one of PEOPLE En Español’s 25 Most Powerful Women. She is an Emmy Award-winning producer of over 600 episodes of television in Spanish and English, including the hit reality series “The Swan” and the first Latina to appear on Celebrity Apprentice with Donald Trump. Currently Nely is executive producer and creator of “Celebrity Swan,” a new edition of her hit reality series, “The Swan,” which saw more than 10 million viewers and was sold around the world.


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The Adelante Movement is a grassroots movement that aims to unite and empower Latinas economically through a digital platform and a national tour of live forums featuring powerful and accomplished female role models that inspire other women to reach for more.  The Adelante Movement connects Latinas and their families to jobs, start-up funding, franchise and entrepreneurial opportunities, and mentorship—with the goal of creating a private sector solution to bringing economic stability to Latino families via moms, many of the heads of households and are the emerging economic market in the country.  The idea is to create a private-public partnership that empowers this elite group of Latina leaders and members of The Adelante Movement, to create economic opportunities and prosperity in their communities.


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About The Coca-Cola Company




The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands.  Led by Coca-Cola, the world’s most valuable brand, our Company’s portfolio features 16 billion-dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks.  Through the world’s largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of more than 1.8 billion servings a day.  With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate.  Together with our bottling partners, we rank among the world’s top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system associates.


For more info, visit Coca-Cola Journey at, follow us on Twitter at or check out our blog, Coca-Cola Unbottled, at


Media Contacts:


For Nely Galán and Adelante:  Gabriel Reyes – 512-968-9030 –

For Coca-Cola:  Lauren Forbes, CSE – 770-226-5545 –

For Festival™ People en Español Presentado por Target®!:


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