Mariela has a unique ability to entertain, educate and involve simultaneously. With boundless energy and a message that invigorates as it enlightens, she helps people walk away from her workshops with a better understanding of how to navigate the American system in order to succeed in the US. Whether the topic is related to career advancement, women empowerment or education, Mariela’s balanced mixture of inspiration and specific, hands-on strategies and real life examples help participants apply her advice right away.
Recent speaking engagements include presentations at: Kroger, Procter and Gamble, New York Life, JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, GE, Verizon, American Express, Citigroup, HBO, McDonald’s Corporation, National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA), Women of ALPFA, Junior Achievement, the College Board, Harvard, Yale, Columbia University, NYU, and many others.
Special Corporate Campaigns
Companies interested in reaching a target audience through a different channel often approach Mariela to leverage her respected brand in education and professional development. Given her media connections and her credibility with the Hispanic community, Mariela can incorporate your message to specific media segments.
Mariela trains facilitators at school districts who are interested in implementing parenting workshops using her book “Ayude a sus hijos a tener éxito en la escuela”. She trains groups of parent coordinators, social workers, or other professionals involved in parent training.
As dynamic, vibrant and entertaining as she is knowledgeable, Mariela will deliver a great keynote speech that will leave your teachers, parents and administrators ready for action. A big advocate of parent responsibility and participation, Mariela was involved in the education field for 12 years as the former VP and co-owner of Flame, an educational book distributor.
Many non-profit organizations use Mariela’s latest book Latinos in College: Your Guide to Success as a fundraiser. Contact her to find out how it can work for you!