If you or your organization, university, college, corporate entity seek to present a forum surrounding the American of Latino Descent Experience, Multicultural Experience, a Latina Filmmaker's Screening, Latina Youth Empowerment Presentation or an Hispanic Heritage Month Forum with Cheryl Quintana Leader and/or a screening of her award-winning short film, "Tanto Tiempo," please contact Ana Madrid at

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"Nuestra Gente" * Washington D.C. National Press Club

"Investing in Tomorrow's Leaders" Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Institute

    * Keynote Speaker (San Antonio, TX)   

National Student Conference on the Mixed Race Experience (Claremont College, CA)

I-PRIDE Conference & Expo (San Francisco, CA)

Adelante Mujer Latina/Women At Work Career & Educational Conference (Pasadena, CA)

    * Mistress of Ceremonies & Workshop Presenter: "Careers in Television & Film Production"

    & "Believing in Yourself: Career & College" with Jessica Dominguez (Vista L.A.ABC7) &

    America Ferrera (Actress)

Chicano-Latino Convocation (San Francisco, CA)

La Calle "Been There, Done That" Latina Youth Empowerment Conferences

     (Oxnard, Long Beach & Garden Grove, CA)

"The Multiracial Image in the Performing Arts" * Western Regional National Association of

     College Broadcasters Regional Conference (San Jose, CA)

National Hispanic Women's Conference (San Diego, CA)



UCLA * "Building & Strengthening Relationships in Uncertain Times"

    "Hispanic Heritage" - School of Business & Finance

    "Women of Color in the Film Industry" - Women's Studies Department/Cine Mujer

    Latino Alumni Association

    Worldfest 2000

California State University, Dominguez Hills, CA * Women's Studies Dept.

California State University, Fresno * Chicano Studies Dept.

California State University, Fullerton

California State University, Long Beach

Claremont College, Claremont, CA

Columbia College, Chicago * "Latino Cinema"

  L.A. City College Law * "Diversity Programming & Action"

Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA

  Rutgers University, New Jersey

San Diego State CINE Estudiantil

Santa Barbara City College

University of Southern California, Cinemateque

University of California, Riverside

University of Hawaii, Manoa

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor * "Financing Film"

University of Nevada, Las Vegas * "The Global Workforce

A Multicultural Experience, Cultural Awareness & Self-Empowerment"



 "Is There a Place for Your Project?: A Discussion with Programming Executives,"
Hollywood, CA. * Co-Hosted with CINE Golden Eagle/Kodak


"The Place of Entertainment in Society: Reactions or Trends and the Implications for Leadership" *
Leadership America
& The American Film Institute American Issues Forum


Mija Magazine "Emerging Mijas"


KQED/KPCC Radio News - Latina USA & The California Report(Sacramento/L.A., CA)

Women 2 Women, CBS 2 Los Angeles, CA

Vista L.A. - ABC 7 Los Angeles, CA

Saturday Morning Review - NBC 4 Los Angeles, CA

Sunday Family Theatre - NBC 4 Los Angeles, CA

News - KCAL 9 Los Angeles, CA

Signs of the Time - KTTV 11 Los Angeles, CA

Community Watch/News - KESQ Palm Springs, CA

PBS-Washington D.C "To The Contrary" Latina Issues 

Que Pasa - Honolulu, HI


"Chicana & Latina Filmmakers" * HBO & Hamas Presentation

"Latinas In Politics" * Adelphia Cable's "Week In Review"

"Community Leaders" * AT&T Broadband Cable's "One On One"

"Smart Latinas Finish Rich" * Stanley Morgan Dean Witter

"Is Los Angeles A Safe Place for Women and Girls?" * Commission on the Status of Women

    CEDAW Hearing

"A Latino Presence in Entertainment?" Latino City Employees Assoc. (San Diego CA)

"The Latino Image Filmmaking & Negotiations" * Mexican American Opportunity Foundation

"Interpreting to Diverse Audiences" * Angeles National Forest Workshop

    California State Parks Foundation (Pacific Palisades, CA)

"Establishing a Career in Filmmaking" * CINE Estudiantil (San Diego, CA)

"Latinas In Film" * Los Angeles Film Teachers Association (LAFTA)

"Latinos In Film" * Multiracial Americans of Southern California

Wild Women Do! Daybreak Ocean Park Community Center, Santa Monica, CA

Families in Good Health, Long Beach, CA 

Little Sisters Latina Mentor Program, Long Beach, CA 

HOPE-PAC Emcee, Biltmore Hotel, CA



AFI Los Angeles Intl. Film Festival * Hispanic Directors' Showcase

Berkeley Women's Film Festival

Chicago Latino Intl. Film Festival * Best Short Film

Chicago Academy of the Performing Arts

Chicago Intl. Children's Film Festival

CINE Golden Eagle Award, Washington D.C.

CineSol, San Benito, Texas

Dallas Video Festival

Festival Internacional de Cine Documental y Cortometraje de Bilbao, Spain  
Hollyshorts Film Festival

"Semana De La Mujer (Week of the Woman)"* Honolulu Academy of the Arts

"Hispanic Filmmakers" * Independent Feature Film Market, New York * Latino Sidebar

"Issues of Our Times" Panelist * San Jose Intl. Cinequest Film Festival

"Marketing Your Short Film" * Wine Country Film Festival (Sonoma, CA)

"Screenwriting Forum" * CineFestival (San Antonio, TX)

Minneapolis Children's Film Festival

National Educational Film & Video Festival * Gold Apple

Palm Springs International Shortfest

Reel Women Short Film, Dallas, Texas

San Antonio CineFestival

San Jose Film & Video Festival * Best Short Film, "Joey" Award

Santa Clarita Valley Intl. Film Festival

Sao Paulo, Brazil Intl. Short Film Festival

UCLA WorldFest 2000

Utah Short Film & Video Festival 

Women in Film Festival 


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