Hispanic Lifestyle is pleased to recognize Leadership Trainer, Author Deborah Deras, M.S as a 2017 Latina of Influence. Ms. Deras along with our entire list of 2017 Latinas of Influence are invited to participate in Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2017 Latina Conference taking place April 5 – 6, 2017 in Ontario, California.
Deborah Deras, M.S. is a charismatic and engaging inspirational speaker, author, and social media marketing consultant. With over 15 years of experience speaking to audiences around the globe, Deborah is known as one of the top ten Latina speakers in the nation.
Deborah has facilitated leadership and peak performance training, keynote speeches, and board retreats for Fortune 500 companies including: J.P. Morgan, Kaiser, Macy’s, State Farm Insurance, NASA JPL (Pasadena), NASA (Houston), General Electric, and British Petroleum. She has also facilitated leadership training for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines, and U.S. Air force in California and Arizona. Deborah customizes her approach based on the client’s unique business needs and creates programs so that participants can immediately apply practical tools in the workplace.
In addition, Deborah facilitates social media marketing training for small business owners. Deborah consults with clients on how to implement online social media campaigns that engage their target market and increase sales. Deborah facilitates ten interactive social media marketing workshops per month for the South Bay Small Business Development Center, (SBDC) the Vermont Slauson Economic Development Center, and SCORE.
Deborah has served as a regional spokesperson for Verizon presenting workshops to Hispanic entrepreneurs on technology strategies. She also served as an emcee for their premiere awards event featuring Eva Longoria.
Deborah’s contribution to the development of Latina Leadership has been recognized with awards from New York Life and the National Latina Business Women’s Association. She has been a featured expert in Latina and Catalina magazines on the topics of speaking and life coaching.
Her book, Confessions of an Adrenaline Addict: How to Achieve More with Less Effort, contains powerful strategies to increase productivity in the workplace. She is also the author of several eBooks which provide readers with the tools necessary to be more effective, productive, and innovative.