Arabel Alva Rosales is an entrepreneur that has been described in Chicago Magazine as a “Renaissance Woman” because of her ability to discuss concerns on Wall Street, global issues and what is happening in our communities. She is President and CEO of AAR & Assocs. Ltd. which has over 15 years of experience as a leader in both Management and Technology tools. Past projects include being a Heartland partner at CPS, for the Cafeteria Systems which involved hardware, software implementation and training the end users. Arabel is the founder of RUNWAY LATINx and also co-founder and principal of Latino Fashion Week®(LFW™). Arabel’s latest project, Pivoting inHeels(PIH)is a media platform on YouTube that offers ambitious people insights and professional tips to successfully pivot through every area of their lives. PIH is presented through the eyes of creator and host, Arabel Alva Rosales, JD, lifestyle and career expert, who offers her personal insights in career, tech, fashion, health, and lifestyle. Arabel holds an undergraduate degree from Mundelein at Loyola University in Liberal Arts with a major in Business Administration. In May of 2001, she obtained her J.D. from DePaul College of Law, where she has been a recipient of the law school's leadership scholarship award and Mayor Daley's Leadership scholarship. Additionally, she is alumni of Leadership Greater Chicago and completed an Executive Program at Tuck Business School at Dartmouth.