Mariela Dabbah, founder, CEO

Mariela Dabbah y el Red Shoe Movement

International speaker, corporate consultant, award-winning author and media contributor. For the past 20 years Mariela has focused on helping companies engage, develop and promote diverse talent, particularly Hispanics and women. Some of the companies she’s impacted positively include: McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, P&G, Novartis, Met Life, ESPN, Colgate Palmolive, McGraw Hill Financial, Sodexo, Avon, Kroger, and Microsoft. She has presented at Harvard University, Princeton University, Yale University, The Conference Board, The College Board, SHRM, NSHMBA, ALPFA, and many other universities, and professional conferences. She’s a frequent contributor on topics related to education, career development, woman empowerment and leadership on CNN, Univision, Telemundo, Cala Presenta and has contributed to the Huffington Post, Fox News Latino, AOL, Yahoo, and many others.

She’s also a fiction writer. “Mirada Invertida,” her first novel, has just been published.

Marcelo Silbert

Marcelo Silbert

Advisor

A successful serial entrepreneur, Marcelo has built and sold several companies ranging from software to direct mail and currently owns the representation of Swan yachts boats in Spain and Portugal.

Marcelo is a trusted consultant to some of the most successful business people in the world. He has a rare ability to improve ideas and develop winning strategies which he has shared for the past thirty years with companies big and small. In between trips around the world on a cool sailboat, Marcelo shares his knowledge with passionate entrepreneurs he believes in. We are lucky to count him as one of our advisors from the beginning of the Red Shoe Movement.

Gustavo Averbuj

Gustavo Averbuj

Advisor

Gustavo is partner, Regional Director Latin America of Ketchum Public Relations, one of the largest PR agencies in the world, and one of the most brilliantly creative people we know. He’s the winner of multiple industry awards including a CLIO and a Lion @ Cannes Creativity Festival – where he was also a judge-, a university professor and passionate about all things NYC. Considered a true innovator and thought leader in the PR world, Gustavo’s clients include many of the largest multinational companies in his native Argentina, such as Hilton, Clorox, 3M, Pepsico, Kimberly Clark and many others.

Lili Gil Valletta

Lili Gil Valletta

Advisor

Co-founder of XL Alliance, a cultural marketing firm, award-winning entrepreneur, media contributor, a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and former Global Marketing Services Director at Johnson & Johnson. Her company offers business consulting and marketing services to the C-suite and organizations seeking to effectively reach today’s multicultural markets. Some of the companies and brands Lili has advised and impacted include The Coca-Cola Company, Diageo, Kroger Co, Post Foods, Ralph Lauren, Valeant Pharmaceuticals. She is a frequent news contributor to CNN en Español, Fox News and MSNBC.

Alejandra Mastrangelo

Alejandra Mastrangelo

Advisor

Alejandra is an independent corporate board director, advisor, coach and mentor. She focuses on corporate identity and goverance. She’s the co-founder of Price Waterhouse Coopers’ Organizational Government program at IAE Business School in Argentina and co-founder of IGEP: Institute of Public and Corporate Governance. She is currently doing research on the role and participation level of women in corporate boards in Latin America. Since 2014, Alejandra is the Director of the Red Shoe Movement in Latin America. Her passion is to help women achieve professional success.

Gustavo Carvajal

Gustavo Carvajal

Advisor

The Map Is Not The Territory! The Idea Catalyst performance is linked to the T.I.M. (Trends, Innovation, Multiculturalism) Coolhunting Platform. Always identifying the next big thing! Currently, Gustavo is the Idea Catalyst, Communication + Public Relations Executive Director for XL Alliance in NYC. During his USA marketing career, he has helped orchestrate and facilitate campaigns, consumer and media tie-ins, as well as community programs for a wide array of brands and categories. Connected to the film and television industries, he was part of the international marketing teams for Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) and Disney.

Havi Goffan

Havi Goffan

Target Latino CEO, Inbound Marketing

Hispanic Inbound Marketing Agency that specializes in Hispanic Cultural Insights, Social Media, Search Engine Optimization, Content Strategies, Conversion Rate Optimization & Pinterest. As seen on CNN, Adweek, HuffPo, AMEX Open Forum, CNÑ. Some of the companies she positively impacted are Weather, XEROX, AT&T, SunTrust Bank, Papa John’s, Liberty Mutual, British Telecom, Telcel, Citibank, and Verizon. Havi Goffan and her team of Hispanic inbound marketing consultants are experts in Hispanic culture and market segmentation, analytics, inbound strategies, social media and social commerce executions, SEO English-Spanish-Portuguese.

Teresa Correa

Teresa Correa

Co-director of Ambassadors Program

Teresa created our ambassadors program with her sheer enthusiasm for the Red Shoe Movement idea. Her passion and leadership served as the basis to create several generations of brand Ambassadors who put together and run our unique and wildly successful events. She’s worked as Consumer Insights Manager at Avon and is now in a similar position at Coty, the French cosmetics company.

Annerys Rodriguez

Annerys Rodriguez

Co-director of Ambassadors Program

Having been part of our first group of Ambassadors, Annerys worked closely with Teresa Correa and quickly became her “partner in crime”. Under her leadership, our platform has continued to attract young, ambitious women interested in developing their careers who see in our Ambassadors’ program an opportunity to do exactly that. Annerys works as Program Consultant, Global Diversity and Inclusion at MetLife.