LTB SHOWCASE: ZORAIDA VELASCO
ABOUT ZORAIDA VELASCO
A skilled bilingual communicator; able to maintain cultural sensitivity, establish rapport with members of diverse groups, and promote team cohesiveness. Combining academic preparation and 'real-world' knowledge of the public and non-profit sectors to facilitate engagement among multiple actors across various issues. Proven high-performance, organized and independent; able to effectively coordinate tasks to accomplish projects with timeliness and creativity
Velasco is currently a dual degree graduate student pursuing an International MBA at IE Business School in Madrid. She completed the first portion of my program, a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy, at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in December 2014. Her academic focus thus far has been on sustainable development diplomacy and corporate social responsibility.
Velasco's professional background includes work in the public, private, and non-profit sectors with experience in international business development, Latin American markets, diversity & inclusion, strategic planning, community outreach, social entrepreneurship, and non-profit management.
ABOUT LATINAS THINK BIG INNOVATION SUMMIT
On Friday, October 3, 2014, hundreds of innovative and socially-minded Latinas met at Google’s Silicon Valley Office for the third stop on the LATINAS THINK BIG™ national tour.
Sponsored by Google and broadcast to virtual viewers via Google+ Hangout On Air, LATINAS THINK BIG™ Innovation Summit featured presentations by six talented Latina innovators: Judy Tomlinson, Lisa Morales-Hellebo, Oli Bichell, Mahrinah von Schlegel, Rebeca Yanes, and Zoraida Velasco.