Graciela Tiscareño-Sato

Public Speaker in California

Graciela Tiscareño-Sato

Public Speaker in California

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Graciela Tiscareño-Sato is a bilingual sought-after speaker and President of Gracefully Global Group LLC, the premiere, award-winning publishing & marketing firm for Latino innovation,entrepreneurship & leadership stories. She's the bestselling author of 5-time, award-winning book "Latinnovating: Green American Jobs and the Latinos CreatingThem," the 1st volume (of 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 & her desire to spotlight stereotype-busting stories of leadership from the Latino community.

Graciela speaks at universities, business schools, industry conferences, corporate ERG meetings/webinars, educational conferences & K-12 literacy & career events. 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, bringing diverse STEM role models to motivate students.

Graciela is a graduate of the School of Environmental Design at U.C. Berkeley, a former military officer & aviator & an active mentor to Latino youth. She earned her graduate degree in international management & marketing while flying on U.S. Air Force KC-135 refueling jets.

Graciela has published & served as keynote speaker in the U.S. & Europe. She's been quoted in the "New York Times," interviewed on NPR, CNN & other national media & contributes to the Huffington Post. In 2014, The White House named her a "Champion of Change" with 9 other Women Military Veteran Leaders.

Graciela's 1st children's picture book (of a planned series), "Good Night Captain Mama," is the 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. The Military Writers Society of America & "Writer's Digest" magazine also bestowed literary awards on this innovative children's book that reminds Americans that women & Latinas are veterans too! The 2nd book in the bilingual series ("Captain Mama's Surprise") published in summer 2016.

  • Work
    • Chief Executive Officer, Gracefully Global Group
  • Education
    • Master, International Management and Marketing, Whitworth University
    • B.A. Environmental Design & Architecture, Univ. of California Berkeley