Northern Illinois Chapter

Vilma Colom, President

Welcome to the Northern Illinois Chapter of NACOPRW, a not for profit organization which provides professional enhancement and community service to promote leadership, culture, and history in the lives of Puerto Rican and Latina women.

Our chapter was founded on February 19, 2001 and has been working diligently to provide meaningful professional development and civic involvement opportunities for women and youth in Illinois.  We are proud to maintain a strong connection to our national and sister chapters.

We invite you to attend one of our events, become a member, or participate in our national convention. Our organization is committed to instigating positive social change and mentoring the future leaders of our community: There no obstacles in life but those that one places in her or his own way.

We are grateful for your participation today and encourage you to join the Northern, Illinois chapter of NACOPRW! Our organization is committed to positive social change and mentoring the future leaders of our community. We have listed for your information the various membership levels that you can sign up for - which are tax deductible. Your membership dues and any donation you make to our Northern Illinois chapter will assist us in planning for future events and providing scholarships.

Your financial contributions this year will assist us in providing scholarships to Puerto Rican women interested in pursuing a nursing profession. Once again thank you for supporting our chapter!

Respectfully Yours,

Vilma Colom

President, Northern Illinois Chapter


Bienvenidos al Capitulo Northern Illinois de NACOPRW, una organización sin fines de lucro que provee engrandecimiento profesional, servicio comunitario, que ayuda a promover liderazgo, cultura e historia en las vidas de las mujeres puertorriqueñas y otras latinas.

Nuestro capitulo fue fundado el 19 de febrero, 2001 y ha estado trabajando diligentemente para proveer desarrollo personal significativo, y oportunidades de participación cívica para mujeres y la juventud de Illinois.  Estamos orgullosos de mantener una conexión fuerte con nuestros capítulos hermanos de NACOPRW a nivel nacional.

Invitamos a todos a participar en uno de nuestros eventos, a hacerse miembros, o aparticipar en nuestra Convención Nacional. Nuestra organización se dedica a fomentar cambios sociales positivos, y a desarrollar a los futuros líderes de nuestra comunidad: No hay obstáculos en la vida, sino aquellos que una/uno se pone en su camino.


Vilma Colom, Presidenta

Capitulo Northern Illinois de NACOPRW