Tri Sigma’s Launchpad is a pre-Convention leadership opportunity for women to come together and learn strategies for personal and professional success and is open to all members. On Friday, June 28 from 8 am – 12 pm, you will learn about habits for building wealth, identify a personal brand statement and learn how to convert big goals into achievable small projects. You are invited to join sisters from across the country for this FREE educational program thanks to 100% Tri Sigma Foundation funding.

Let this program be the Launchpad for your continued personal and professional development:

  • Learn about habits that can help you build wealth regardless of profession or income
  • Learn how to define, assess and evolve your personal brand
  • Learn how to find free and low-cost help to achieve your goals

Those registered for VLI will automatically be registered for Launchpad.

Invest in yourself and register for Launchpad today! If you have questions about the program, please contact us at or (540) 459-4212.

Get to know Diony Cespedes our keynote speaker!

Diony Cespedes, MBA, is a financial coach and business strategist who defines wealth as Health + Happiness + Cash + Income Producing Assets. She built Sole Strivers Financial Fitness, a wealth building consultancy, to help clients achieve goals related to financial wealth and well-being. Sole Strivers Financial Fitness provides educational seminars and coaching in English, Spanish, French, Mandarin, and Cantonese.

Diony has more than 15 years of corporate and start-up experience, playing lead roles in over 160 projects with budgets ranging from $10,000 to $100 million. She has created and/or executed strategies for large organizations including: ABN AMRO Bank, Rothschild Advisors, Warner Music Group, Aetna, and the State University of New York.

Diony is the author of Make Your Dreams Happen—5 Steps to Turn Your Dreams into Realities, a goal attainment guide. Diony is also a personal finance journalist whose work has appeared in: LatinTrends Magazine, Triple the Focus, World Bride Magazine, The Network Journal,, and NV Magazine.

Diony earned a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Marketing from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, a certificate in Finance from Baruch College, and an MBA from Howard University, where she was a Howard University Trustee Scholar. She speaks French and Spanish and is a recipient of the Dena Coye Outstanding Woman Entrepreneurship Award from the National Minority Business Council.