Marisa Rivera/Mpowerment Works

Marisa Rivera received the ‘Esa Soy Yo Soy Latina’ award at a breakfast on September 15, 2011 in Washington D.C. Other honorees included U.S. Secretary of Labor Honorable Hilda Solis, U.S. Congreswoman Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Honorable Linda Sanchez and Honorable Beatriz “BB” Otero. Award presented by Discovery Familia, NHLI and CentroNia.

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“Marisa’s presentation was excellent, meaningful, and really connected with the senior leadership team!  Employees still rave about her presentation, and refer to one or two of her key phrases!  She is prepared, knowledgeable, confident and very articulate!”            


Linda Rivera,        

US Bureau of Reclamations


Soy Latina Award

"The time and effort she puts into her workshops and presentations is evident by the interaction of her audiences.  She is engaging, informative, dynamic, articulate, energetic, organized and passionate about her message and in life.  Once you have heard her message you leave reenergized, recharged and ready to take on anything life hands you. She is the Best of the Best!"     


Sandra Madrid,

University of Washington

Marisa Rivera is the President of Mpowerment Works, a consulting firm designed to impact global change by empowering people and communities.