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Nely Galán and Despierta America launch ‘Adelante America’

'Adelante America' a New Campaign for Women Entrepreneur by Nely Galán and Despierta America

Univision’s Morning Show ‘Despierta America’ Has Partnered With Nely Galán’s ‘The Adelante Movement’ To Launch “Adelante America!”, A New Campaign To Help Women Entrepreneurs And Family Business Owners Build Their Financial Futures

Nely Galán, author of the New York Times Bestseller “SELF MADE: Becoming EMPOWERED, SELF-RELIANT and RICH in Every Way, will personally offer business advice on the top rated morning show

MIAMI, FL (May 17, 2017). Univision Network’s top-rated national morning show “Despierta America,” has teamed up with Nely Galán, media entrepreneur and founder of The Adelante Movement, to launch Adelante America!, a new campaign to help budding female entrepreneurs or family business owners build their financial futures.

Galán, who is the best-selling author of SELF MADE, Becoming Empowered, Self-Reliant and Rich in Every Way, will be offering personal guidance and mentorship as they navigate the challenges in starting or running their business. The Adelante America! segments will air this summer on “Despierta America.”

“Latinas are the new emerging market in this country, and the number one consumers. We are also one of the fastest growing entrepreneurs”.

“We need to own more businesses, raise more money and bring franchises to our families, while becoming a powerful voice for our community. Nothing is more important to The Adelante Movement, and to me personally, than to support the economic growth of the Latino family. I am proud to partner with Despierta America to bring this valuable information to the community,” says Galán.

“On “Despierta America” we seek to entertain and empower our viewers by bringing them the most trusted experts and information to start their day,” says Luz Maria Dora, Executive Producer, Univision Communications.

“We are delighted to partner with Nely Galán and The Adelante Movement to bring our viewers the tools and guidance they need to succeed in business.”

For the opportunity to participate in Adelante America!, viewers will need to log onto “Despierta America’s” Facebook page and share their business idea or challenge. A select number of viewers will win the opportunity to receive personal guidance from Nelly on the morning show.

The Adelante Movement was created to unite and empower Latinas socially, economically and entrepreneurially. It has been supported by the Coca- Cola company since its inception in 1992. To date, Galán has trained over 25,000 women in entrepreneurship and touched over 100,000. This is where Latinas find the information, the support, the training and the resources to get to where they need to go. Adelante is part of The Coca-Cola Company’s global 5by20 initiative to enable 5 million women entrepreneurs by the year 2020.

About Nely Galán
Dubbed the “Tropical Tycoon” by The New York Times Magazine, Nely Galán is a women’s empowerment advocate, an Emmy Award–winning television producer, and the owner of Galán Entertainment, a dynamic, multicultural media company that has created more than seven hundred television shows in English and Spanish and helped launch ten channels around the world. The first Latina President of Entertainment of a U.S. television network. Galán is also the founder of The Adelante Movement, a national motivational tour and digital platform that unites and empowers Latinas socially, economically, and politically. She is the author of The NY Times bestselling book SELF MADE, Becoming Empowered , Self Reliant, and Rich in Every Way (2016) Random House, about the revolution in women’s entrepreneurship led by multicultural women in the US and emerging women around the world. She is a sought-after speaker who has spoken at the Coca-Cola Company, American Express, JPMorgan Chase, General Electric, the Clinton Foundation, and the United Nations, among other companies and organizations

About Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. The Company, a leading content creator in the U.S., includes Univision Network, one of the leading networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country available in approximately 91% of U.S. Hispanic television households; UniMás, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network available in approximately 85% of U.S. Hispanic television households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavisión, the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language entertainment cable network, as well as UDN (Univision Deportes Network), the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language sports cable network, Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to telenovelas, ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to international news, and an additional suite of cable offerings – De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson and Telehit; Univision Local Media, which owns and/or operates 59 television stations and 64 radio stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; and Univision Now, a direct-to-consumer, on demand and live streaming subscription service. The Company also includes the Fusion Media Group (FMG), a division that serves young, diverse audiences. FMG includes two cable networks: news and lifestyle English-language network FUSION TV and UCI’s interest in El Rey Network, a general entertainment English-language cable network;, the most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. Hispanics; Uforia, a music application featuring multimedia music content; as well as a collection of leading digital brands that span a range of categories: technology (Gizmodo), sports (Deadspin), music (TrackRecord), lifestyle (Lifehacker), modern women’s interests (Jezebel), news and social justice (, African American news and culture (The Root), gaming (Kotaku), and car culture (Jalopnik). FMG also includes the Company’s interest in comedy and news satire brands The Onion, Clickhole and The A.V. Club. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has content creation facilities and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit

For Nely Galán – entrepreneur, TV producer, and real estate mogul – helping women to become self-made is a movement and a mission. Galán pulls no punches. She is the straight-talking friend and mentor you’ve always wanted, and here she shares valuable, candid, no-nonsense lessons learned on her own path to becoming self-made (“There is no Prince Charming”; “Think like an immigrant”; “In your pain is your brand”; “Don’t buy shoes, buy buildings!”). You’ll read inspiring stories of women who started and grew businesses out of ingenuity, opportunity and need. You’ll find exercises to help you identify your goals and your strengths. You’ll learn tips and tricks for saving money, making money and finding “hidden money” that can help jump-start your self-made dreams.

About 5by20
5by20 is The Coca-Cola Company’s global initiative that aims to enable the economic empowerment of 5 million women entrepreneurs across the company’s value chain by 2020, Specifically, that means the small businesses the company works with in over 200 countries around the world. From fruit farmers to suppliers to retailers, recyclers and artisans, this initiative aims to help women overcome the barriers they face to business success. 5by20 and The Coca-Cola Company are proud to be giving millions of women opportunities to build their businesses, support their families and build their communities, while inspiring more to do the same. At the end of 2015, 5by20 had enabled the economic empowerment of 1.2 million women entrepreneurs across 60 countries. For more information, visit

Written by Alex Tabar

With more than 10 years of experience, Alex has developed a diverse portfolio containing projects ranging from entertainment to education, creating content for digital media, television, and publications. She has been the producer and co-writer for various documentary films, some of which have been presented in international festivals and have won prizes such as “Best Documentary.” Alex is Youtube certified in their “Audience Growth” program, and is a fan of Mafalda and Willy Wonka.

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