W1-A: Building Distinctions to Reduce Education and Attainment Gap in Hispanic Students and Employees
About Mariela Dabbah
For the last fifteen years Mariela has devoted her enormous energy to helping young Latino students, women and professionals succeed in their quest of education and successful careers in the United States.
Mariela has authored several award winning, best-selling books:
Latinos in College: Your Guide to Success, (Winner of the 2010 International Latino Book Award for Best Reference in English), Help Your Children Succeed in School, Help Your Children Succeed in High School and Go to College, (both best sellers, Criticas Magazine), How to Get a Job in the U.S., and she co-authored The Latino Advantage in the Workplace. Her new book El Poder de la Mujer will be published by Penguin in March 2012.
In 2009 Mariela created the first online/offline all-encompassing platform to help Latino students succeed in college. The website www.latinosincollege.com offers resources, tools and connections for Latino students and their families.
As a national speaker, Mariela has presented at Procter and Gamble, General Electric, Citigroup, AIG, Exxon/Mobil, HBO, Goldman Sachs, Verizon, JPMorganChase, McDonald’s, the College Board, Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Multicultural Women Conference, National Society of Hispanic MBAs among many other companies, organizations and professional conferences.
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Mariela is a frequent guest expert on Latino education and success on TV and radio shows: “All things considered” (NPR,) “Good Morning America” (ABC,) “Today in New York” (NBC,) “Newsroom” (CNN,) “Despierta America” (Univision,) "Noticiero Nacional Univisión" "Notimujer" (CNN,) etc.