Mariela Dabbah Red Show Movement

Red Shoe Movement welcomes Consumer Reports CEO Marta Tellado

The power of red will take over once again the MetLife Conference Center on Friday, November 4, 2016 from 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM. Yes! Red Shoe Movement (RSM) will hold its Fifth Annual Signature Event in New York, N.Y., in partnership with the Hispanic Professionals Networking Group (HPNG).

Mariela Dabbah Red Show Movement


This year the RSM welcomes a relevant keynote speaker, Consumer Reports CEO, Marta L. Tellado. “We are delighted to have Marta with us this year. She’s a transformational leader with an amazing track record as an advocate in a range of issues,” said Ali Curi, president of HPNG, who will conduct the interview with Ms. Tellado.

As Consumer Reports’ eighth president, since 2014 Marta leads the world’s largest and most-trusted nonprofit consumer organization. Marta has also served as Vice President for Global Communications and Board Office for the Ford Foundation in New York.

Born in Cuba and raised in New Jersey, Marta began her career in public interest leadership working alongside consumer advocates Ralph Nader and Joan Claybrook at Public Citizen. Since then, she has served as Executive Director of the Domestic Policy Group at the Aspen Institute and as Director for National Issues and Outreach for Senator Bill Bradley.

Later, and as Vice President of the Partnership for Public Service, she launched the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government and the Service to America awards.

Marta L. Tellado, Consumer Reports CEO

Marta L. Tellado, Consumer Reports CEO

Marta, who holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from Yale University, is known as a transformational leader with a talent for innovation, a lifelong commitment to social justice, and a distinguished portfolio of public policy accomplishments.

During the event, attendees will take part of the RSM Mutual Mentoring Circles facilitated by a team of star executives: Lily Benjamin, Lucía Ballas Traynor, Johanna Torres, Jola Kordowski Stephen Palacios, and Ali Curi himself.

They will discuss key career advancement topics such as: Discover Your Passion, How to Have Difficult Conversations, Proven Negotiation Strategies, and others. “Attendees walk away equipped with actionable plans and the know-how to identify those who can help them achieve their career goals. It’s a high-powered, high-energy event that has proven to inspire participants to engage in their careers at a deeper level,” said Mariela Dabbah, CEO and founder of the Red Shoe Movement.

Mariela Dabbah and the Red Shoe Movement

Mariela Dabbah is an award winning author, corporate consultant, international speaker, founder & CEO of the Red Shoe Movement (RSM), the only women empowerment platform born from a grassroots movement and sustained by a movement. Mariela Dabbah, a fearless Argentine-American red-haired whose power and determination has impacted the lives of thousands of women around the globe and counting was named one of the “25 Mujeres Poderosas” by People en Espanol in 2015.

L to R: Mariela Dabbah, Maria Salinas Adamari Lopez

Mariela Dabbah, Maria Elena Salinas, Adamari Lopez were among the Powerful Women selected by People en Espanol.

She has presented at Harvard, Princeton, Columbia University, The Conference Board, The College Board, NSHMBA, ALPFA and many other corporations, universities and professional organizations.

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