Elianne is the Principal and CEO of Speak Hispanic Communications and Founder of the Border Kids Relief Project. Known online as @ERGeekGoddess, she is an award-winning, nationally recognized social entrepreneur and Latino community advocate. She is considered one of the most influential Latinas in social media. She lends her broad expertise to projects that raise civic awareness and participation, including collaborations with the White House, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and major civic-centered organizations.
She is an internationally sought-after public speaker and writer on strategic communications and topics that affect under-served communities, including recent presentations at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Brussels, the International Communications Week in Brazil, and many others. For years, she has sought to elevate the dialog on critical Latino issues, by amplifying the voices of social justice and marginalized communities on her Google+ show, Twitter chats and other online/offline initiatives.
In 20 years of experience, her past roles have included Creative Direction, Copywriting, and TV Spot Production for brands such as Panasonic, Procter and Gamble, HSBC Bank, Chivas Regal and more. Recognition for her work includes the 2015 Girl Scouts Distinguished Woman of the Year Award, 2014 Women Media Center Social Media Award, the 2014 Maryland Governor Social Innovation award, the 2013 SmartCEO Brava Awards and many more. Learn more about her trajectory here, and don’t miss her blog, or her Huffington Post and Al Día News columns. You can connect with her here.
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