McKinsey Hosts Inaugural Hispanic and Latino Economic Forum

Nina Vaca partnered with McKinsey and the Latino Corporate Directors Association at the inaugural Hispanic and Latino Economic Forum in Washington D.C. on September 19, 2019. McKinsey shared some eye-opening and important data and research with the attendees and Vaca spoke about her own experiences as a Latina entrepreneur. Vaca and others were able to share their unique insights which …

Nina Vaca Speaks At New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council Business Opportunity Exchange Luncheon

Nina Vaca was a featured speaker at the New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council Business Opportunity Exchange Luncheon on September 17, 2019 at BNY Mellon in New York City. Guggenheim Partner’s Kate Kleyman facilitated a fireside chat with Vaca about many topics, including how minority-owned businesses can use their MBE status to their advantage. Vaca talked about …

Nina Vaca on Meeting with Top Chilean Entrepreneurs at U.S. Embassy Events

As Pinnacle Group continues its global expansion, establishing its presence in developing markets, I recently traveled to Chile for the remarkable opportunity to speak at a series of leadership events hosted by the U.S. Embassy and Becarius for Impact. These meetups with Chilean entrepreneurs and thought leaders were part of the Embassy’s initiative to further cultivate the country’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. …

Nina Vaca’s Three Keys to Success at Dallas Startup Week’s Women of Innovation Summit

It was such a privilege to kick off the Women of Innovation Summit powered by Dallas Startup Week on April 3rd, which brought together top innovators, change makers, and entrepreneurs. These are the North Texas women launching ideas that will change the course of business and tech across the nation and beyond. Personally, it was very meaningful for me to …

Young Minds at the Hispanic Scholarship

Nina Vaca on Inspiring Young Minds at the Hispanic Scholarship Fund’s Entrepreneurship Summit

As the daughter of immigrants and the first person in my family to graduate from college, I was honored to speak at the Hispanic Scholarship Fund’s (HSF) Entrepreneurship Summit last month in San Jose, California. The annual conference is a very special event that brings together entrepreneurs and HSF scholars – Hispanic students who are leaders both within their schools …