Graciela Tiscareño-Sato

Graciela Tiscareño-Sato is a bilingual sought-after speaker and Chief Creative Officer of Gracefully Global Group LLC, the premiere, award-winning publishing and marketing firm for Latino innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership stories.

She's the bestselling author of 5-time award-winning book "Latinnovating: Green American Jobs and the Latinos Creating Them." This is the 1st volume (of a planned series) showcasing Latino-led innovation in the green economy. At the 2012 International Latino Book Awards, "Latinnovating" picked up Best Business Book honors among others. "Latinnovating" represents the convergence of Ms. Tiscareño-Sato’s corporate sustainability experience, entrepreneurial drive and her desire to spotlight stereotype-busting stories of leadership from the Latino community.

Graciela speaks at universities, business schools, industry conferences, corporate ERG meetings, educational conferences and K-12 literacy & career events. In 2012, she shared the stage with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, as keynote speaker at the Green Schools National Conference. She serves school districts as a bilingual STEM Consultant.

Graciela is a graduate of the School of Environmental Design at Berkeley, a former military officer and aviator and an active mentor to Latino youth. She earned her graduate degree while on active duty with the U.S. Air Force flying onboard KC-135 refueling jets.

Graciela’s thought leadership pieces have published in the U.S. and Europe including Environmental Leader, Hispanic MBA and many more. She's been quoted in the New York Times and contributes to the Huffington Post.

In March 2014, The White House named her a Champion of Change with 9 other Women Military Veteran Leaders. LATINAStyle Magazine honored her as the “Entrepreneur of the Year” in Washington D.C.

She recently launched her 1st children's picture book (of a planned series), "Good Night Captain Mama." This is 1st bilingual book teaching young children why mommies wear military uniforms; it was honored as “Best Educational Children’s Book – Bilingual” category at the 2014 International Latino Books Awards at the ALA Convention. The Military Writers Society of America and Writer's Digest magazine have also bestowed literary awards on this innovative children's book that reminds Americans that women and Latinas are veterans too!