Monday, May 4, 2015
Women's Leadership and Networking Day Spotlight : Deborah Deras
Deborah Deras, MS CRC, is a charismatic and engaging inspirational speaker, author, and Latina influencer and social media marketing consultant. With over 15 years experience speaking to audiences around the globe, she is a highly sought after inspirational speaker, trainer, and coach. She is known as one of the top ten Latina speakers in the nation. Ms. Deras has facilitated trainings, keynote speaking engagements, and board retreats for Fortune 500 companies such as JP Morgan, Kaiser Permanente, Macy's, State Farm, NASA, JPL, General Electric, British Petroleum, and many other associations, colleges, and universities.
Ms. Deras has also facilitated leadership training for the US Navy, Marine Corp, and Air Force in California and Arizona. She served as a regional spokesperson for Verizon Wireless presenting workshops to Hispanic professionals on the best apps to help grow their businesses. She has also served as an emcee for Verizon’s premiere awards event featuring Eva Longoria. She is committed to empowering professionals and small business owners with the life skills, resources, and marketing strategies to achieve their goals and improve economic development by creating job opportunities. Her efforts have been recognized with awards from New York Life and the National Latina Business Women’s Association for her contribution to develop Latina leaders. She has been a featured expert in Latina and Catalina Magazines on the topic of speaking and life coaching.
Ms. Deras’ book, “Confessions of an Adrenaline Addict: How to Achieve More with Less Effort” contains powerful strategies to increase productivity and to thrive in the workplace. She also is the creator of Meditation for Success, giving busy professionals the tools to be more effective, productive and innovative. She resides in sunny Santa Monica, California, but her second home is Miami, Florida.
To hear Ms Deras and other wonderful accomplished women speak at our Women's Leadership and Networking Day on May 29th, please register at http://www.ywca.org/WLND2015. You can also visit our website for more information on the day's events.