Nely Galán

Nely Galán

CEO of Galan Entertainment and Founder of The Adelante Movement, Latinos and Society Program

Nely Galán is a self-made media entrepreneur. She was the first Latina President of Entertainment for a U.S. television network- Telemundo, an Emmy Award winning producer of over 700 television shows in English and Spanish, including the hit reality series, “The SWAN” for 20th Century Fox, which she produced through her multi-media company Galan Entertainment. Her company also launched over 10 television channels abroad for companies like HBO, ESPN, FOX, MGM and Sony.

Galan took a mid-career sabbatical, completing a masters and doctorate Clinical Psychology, where she focused on the  Psychology of Money, in multicultural communities. She is the founder of The Adelante Movement non-profit, to empower and train Latina and other multicultural women both economically as well as entrepreneurially. Her New York Times bestselling book SELF MADE, Becoming Empowered, Self-Reliant, and Rich in Every Way  2016) (published in English, Spanish and Mandarin) about the revolution in women’s entrepreneurship led by multicultural women in the U.S. and emerging women around the world. Galán is a sought after speaker – appearing in over 500 cities in the last 5 years. Her next book, to be published in 2021, Don’t Buy Shoes Buy Buildings! – Creating Wealth for the Rest of Us will inform those who currently work for others how to invest in order to “ make money while we sleep” and become Self Made. Galan is devoted to creating  financial literacy and wealth building in communities of color.