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Nely Galán

Founder of Galán Entertainment and former President of Entertainment of the Telemundo television network; first Latina president at a major network
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As the first Latina President of Entertainment at Telemundo, Nely Galán is a self-made media entrepreneur who empowers women to become financially self-reliant and grow from failure.

Galán, an Emmy award-winning producer of over 700 television shows, produced the hit reality series The Swan for 20th Century Fox through her multi-media company Galán Entertainment. Her company also launched over ten television channels abroad for companies like HBO, ESPN, FOX, MGM and Sony.

Galán authored The New York Times bestselling book Self Made, Becoming Empowered, Self-Reliant, and Rich in Every Way (2016) about the revolution in women’s entrepreneurship led by multicultural women in the U.S. and around the world.

Since then, Galán has founded the Adelante Foundation, a non-profit that seeks to empower and train Latinas and other enterprising women around the world, economically and entrepreneurially. Her digital platform,, hosts content on financial literacy and self-made stories of women of color and offers a range of virtual and webinar programming. The platform offers over 300 hours of content to small business owners of color for free.

Galán shows audiences how to develop and scale their businesses with insights on financial literacy and messages of empowerment for diverse communities. She has spoken at The United Nations, The United States of Women and at major corporations such as Coca-Cola, American Express, J.P Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley and Walmart—and at tech companies such as Google, Facebook, eBay and Uber. Galán has also inspired thousands of students on university and college campuses across the country.

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