CEO School
CEO School
Sep 26, 2022
198. Maricella Herrera: Top 3 Reasons Women Are Held Back From Success
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In today’s episode, you will hear from Maricella Herrera, CEO of Ellevate,the largest community for women+ at work focused on creating a culture of equity and inclusion in business. After working with thousands of women, Maricella shares her experience and the top three recurring reasons she believes women are held back from success.

As a strategy executive with 15 years of experience building and scaling teams, brands and businesses, Maricella has led the creation of impactful programming such as the annual Mobilize Women Summit, which reaches thousands of professionals across the globe and is supported by some of the world’s leading companies. Maricella is also the host of the Ellevate Podcast, Conversations with Women Changing the Face of Business. Through her 10-year career at Ellevate Network, she has managed the business through an acquisition, a re-brand, and a full operational/workforce transformation. 

Prior to Ellevate, Maricella held several positions in real estate banking at Banamex, Citi’s Mexican subsidiary, where she worked on providing credit funding for low income housing development projects in the north of Mexico.

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