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National Latina Business Women Association (NLBWA) Is proud to join Engage Cuba, as part of the advisory coalition group of an exciting new coalition dedicated to coalescing and mobilizing non-governmental organizations, non-profit groups, civil society organizations, citizens, businesses and associations for the purpose of supporting the ongoing U.S.-Cuba normalization process and reforming U.S.-Cuba relations. 


Jessica Sofia

Jessica SofiaJessica Sofia Valle

Board Member - 2012-2014                                                                                                 Health & Wellness Committee

Company: Bloggers of Health, 13 feet 13 inches & Turning Leaves Foundation
Position: CEO/Founder
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Jessica Sofia Valle is the Chief Executive Officer at 13Feet13Inches, an entrepreneurial, multi-disciplined networking and development company strategically focused on enhancing and being culturally responsive in small and large-scale business (for both non and for profit) development. Bloggers of Health, a Media Company set for a community for people who write about health in their blogs and where all come together with one major focus: Health. She is Founder and President at Turning Leaves Foundation, a foundation that helps educate children and families on coping with their chronic illness. She has chronic pain. Her resilience allowed her to be diverse in her endeavors. As the Founder and President, She has teamed up with Wells Fargo Bank to help with this endeavor, works to network, grow and continue to develop the foundation. Jessica Sophia Valle currently is also Director of LATISM LA Chapter. Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) is a 501 (c) 4 nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing the social, civic and economic status of the Latino community. She is a very Busy Woman.

Miss Valle also works for a Mental Health Agency, as a Clinician (Psychotherapist), Her role as the Clinician Intervener is to provide clinical services to youth/young adults and families through assessment, planning, and implementation of mental health services.

She has a very strong background in advocating in community settings, helping and developing child and families through working at various Hospitals and non-profits like, UCLA, Children’s Hospital in Orange County, Mental Health Agency’s. Where she has helped develop events and programs with the American Diabetes Association, American Cancer Society and works to Empower, provide hope and develop programs. She has helped conduct HIV and ADHD research, and help families work through their ongoing lives.

Miss Jessica Valle has volunteered through out her life, starting helping the Elders in her community of Watts, CA, Watts Health Organization in her young age, King/Drew hospital and UCLA during her adolescent years and then Volunteering at La Viña en Los Angeles, Inc helping the Alvarado/Downtown areas by educating children, participating in McArthur Park Events to help the communities. During the holiday’s seasons she volunteers at various food banks to help provide foods for families.  Her ongoing community out reach continues now through her Foundation, Turning Leaves Foundation.

She is has been awarded for her outstanding Volunteering by UCLA, and recognized by the American Diabetes Association for her ongoing support to children with Diabetes and helping with Patient-Family involvement.

Miss Valle holds a bachelors degree in Psychology from Concordia University, Irvine, and Master Degrees in Clinical Psychology and Marriage and Family Therapy from Argosy University, Orange County. She had completed various courses in public health and research and community design to help communities.

Miss Valle is an avid Blogger at JesSofiaSays. She is a Traveler, Singer, loves to cook, and likes to participate in courses of interior design. She enjoys her family and friends. She is a devoted Advocate, Psychotherapist, and Entrepreneur.  

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