Damas de Lincoln recognizes professional Latinas who are positively impacting in their specific fields, and Mariela Dabbah is not an exception. She is an international speaker, award-winning author and founder of the Red Shoe Movement. For the last fifteen years Dabbah has helped Latino women and professionals to have a successful career in the United States. This led her to become the most sought-after and respected leader in the country. She definitely represents what Lincoln is: inspiration, leadership and elegance.
Mariela understands what women need to succeed in an organization. With this in mind she created Red Shoe Movement a career and leadership development company focused on diverse women. This organization helps corporations to engage and promote multicultural women with a sustainable approach. Through marketing campaigns the company encourages an ongoing conversation about benefits of having women in executive positions and what women and organizations can do to make it happen. By doing this she has helped many women to achieve her goals and work in any field they want to.
Besides this, Mariela has being a consultant for main corporations such as Kroger, McGraw Hill Financial, Microsoft, MetLife, Verizon, Avon, and Colgate-Palmolive. She presents regularly at professional conferences and associations such as The College Board, The Conference Board, National Society of Hispanic MBAs, Hispanic Retail 360, and at universities such as Harvard and Yale. Her conversations and programs have changed the world and made a big impact in the community. Moreover, she is a media contributor for important networks such as CNN, NPR, ABC, Telemundo, and others where she focus on the importance of Latino education.
Her passion to help Latinos and women led her to write several books include Find Your Inner Red Shoes, The Latino Advantage in the Workplace, Latinos in College: Your Guide to Success, and many others which are inspirational for many and a key for the Hispanic community. She is a best seller on Amazon, Narnes and Noble, and Nielsen. For all this, Mariela became one of the “25 most powerful women” according to People en Español 2015.
Mariela Dabbah certainly personify the Lincoln brand because of her contributions to the advancement of the Hispanic community and her example to women around the world.