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Damary Bonilla-Rodriguez
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Dr. Damary M. Bonilla-Rodriguez is a national leading authority on leadership development, especially as it pertains to diversity and inclusion. She delivers keynote addresses and presentations drawing upon her experience from roles in the non-profit, private, and government sectors, as well as her doctoral research. Her research about Latina leadership in the United States has served as the foundation for events, conference sessions, publications, and content development - to address the urgency of leadership development for a fast growing population and create a pipeline of diverse leaders.

Dr. Bonilla-Rodriguez received a proclamation from the NYS Assembly, was a 2014 Coors Light Lider and her work around leadership and empowerment of women has been featured on NBC Latino’s Latina Leaders series, Chief Writing Wolf and Proud to be Latina’s Empowered Latinas series. While, she is proud of her many accomplishments, she highlights her greatest, as being the mother of four year old twin boys. Her favorite quote is: “If I have seen further, is it by standing on the shoulders of giants” (Newton).

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What Glass Ceiling?!

(2) Comments | Posted January 7, 2015 | 4:33 PM

Linda Napikoski (, 2015) describes the glass ceiling as, "...most often heard in the context of women who cannot advance to the highest levels of power in the workplace. The glass ceiling is a way of describing whatever keeps women from achieving power and success equal to that of men."...

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Latinas and Modern Marianismo

(1) Comments | Posted October 25, 2013 | 7:11 PM

My work around Latina leadership often involves me addressing important factors relating to the cultural context of the Latino community. Often, Latinas want to discuss the influence their Latino upbringing has on their success and obstacles. Time after time, when I speak to audiences, Latinas say the Latino cultural context...

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