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 "Latinnovating: Green American Jobs and the Latinos Creating Them." This is the first volume (of a planned series) showcasing Latino-led innovation in the green economy. At the 2012 International Latino Book Awards, she picked up the following awards: 1st Place, Best Business Book, 1st Place, Best Nonfiction eBook, 2nd Place, Best Nonfiction Young Adult Book.

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 STEM Consultant.

Her ground-breaking book"Latinnovating" represents the convergence of Ms. Tiscareño-Sato’s corporate sustainability experience, entrepreneurial drive and her desire to share compelling stories of innovation and leadership from the Latino community.

She's 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.

In July 2013, she published her 1st children's picture book (of planned series), "Good Night Captain Mama." This is 1st bilingual book teaching young children why mommies wear military uniforms; it's been named a finalist in the “Best Educational Children’s Book – Bilingual” category in 2014 International Latino Books Awards.