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graciela tiscareno-sato Ms. Tiscareño-Sato is a sought-after speaker on innovation in the green economy and author of Latinnovating: Green American Jobs and the Latinos Creating Them. She is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, School of Environmental Design. Her global sustainability experience began while leading the Green Enterprise Initiative at Munich-headquartered Siemens Enterprise Networks. She helped enterprises understand the economic and environmental value of collaboration technologies. Once adopted, these solutions dramatically reduced corporations’ real estate needs, energy needs, employee commutes and their overall carbon footprints.

Graciela actively mentors students who need life, education and career roadmaps, which this book provides. Her thought leadership pieces have published in the U.S. and Europe including Environmental Leader, Hispanic MBA, Communications News and many others.

She earned a Masters degree in International Management from Whitworth College in Spokane, Washington while on active duty with the U.S. Air Force. Graciela was honored by LATINA Style Magazine as the San Francisco Bay Area “Entrepreneur of the Year” in May 2010. In November 2010, she received “Entrepreneur of the Year” honors at the Anna Maria Arias Memorial Business Fund Gala in Washington D.C. She is a key organizer of the Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit. Graciela owns her own marketing and communications excellence firm, Gracefully Global Group. She lives in the San Francisco east bay with her husband and three eco-conscious children.

Graciela is currently preparing two other manuscripts for publication. The first is a children’s book; the second is her military memoirs highlighting adventures onboard the KC-135 refueling jet and the places it took her.

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