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Create Great Community: Latina Connect
Latina Connect creates a space for Latina business professionals and community members to learn and grow as leaders while making new connections. Join us Saturday, April 15 to hear from Vivian TerMaat, CEO of Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore to lead the conversation about “The Labels Placed Upon Us” and how they impact how we show up as leaders.
Why it matters: Latina Connect breaks down barriers for Latina women in the workplace and in the community by establishing relationships and providing key support.
This event will be presented in English.
Saturday, April 15
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Grand Rapids Chamber
Members: $30 / Non-Members: $45
9:30 a.m. Arrival, Breakfast, and Networking
10:00 a.m. Welcome
10:05 a.m. “My Story” presented by Vivian TerMaat, CEO, Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore
10:25 a.m. Table Activity
10:40 a.m. “The Labels Placed Upon Us” presented by Vivian TerMaat, CEO, Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore
11:05 a.m. Table Activity and Q&A
11:20 a.m. Close
Meet the Speaker
Vivian TerMaat | CEO, Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore
Vivian TerMaat is the CEO of Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore, one of 111 Girl Scout councils in the nation. Prior to her role at GSMISTS, TerMaat was with Wedgwood Christian Services where she served as the Chief Advancement Officer. She is active in the West Michigan community as a part of the Grand Rapids Economic Club, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Inforum of West Michigan, Central Reformed Church, and the West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Her demonstrated dynamic nonprofit leadership is expanding life-changing leadership experiences for girls throughout western and northern Michigan.
TerMaat grew up in Chile, Argentina, and Singapore before moving to Michigan as a 10-year-old. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Western Michigan University, a Masters in Management from Aquinas and is a Certified Fundraising Executive. She is lives Grand Rapids, Michigan with her husband Tom TerMaat and their three daughters who range in age from 11 – 19.
Language Services Sponsor
Interested in sponsoring this event in 2023? Please contact Yadira Garza-Malone to learn more.