Former PepsiCo SVP, Chief Global Diversity & Engagement | Strategist |Advisor |Award Winning Entrepreneur
Trusted Advisor, Strategist, Coach
...to some of the world’s best companies and organizations seeking to thrive in the ever-growing complexity of culture, diversity, talent engagement, and leadership. This includes having served the World Bank Group as an external diversity expert and being appointed to the NWBC (National Women's Business Council) non-partisan advisors to the President, Congress and the SBA on women's economic issues.
Award Winning Entrepreneur
..before establishing the Rosado Shaw Group, LLC. in 2004, Deborah started, grew, and sold a multimillion-dollar international merchandising company with customers that included Costco, Walmart, and The Walt Disney Company.
Fortune 50 Senior Executive
...served as PepsiCo's SVP, Chief Global Diversity & Engagement, where she was responsible for driving innovation and optimizing high-performance teams by leveraging the diverse strengths, backgrounds, and perspectives of 260,000 associates operating in 200 countries and territories.
Mom of Five
...has traveled a long road from her early life in the poorest congressional district in the U.S. where gangs ruled the street corners and everyday heat, hot water, and well-fitting shoes seemed a pipedream away. This trajectory has been featured in textbook case studies and multiple media outlets, including USA Today, Forbes, and The Oprah Winfrey Show.
“50 Most Powerful Latinas” Fortune Magazine
“Top Executives in Corporate Diversity” Black Enterprise Magazine
“101 Most Influential Latinos in The U.S.” Latino Leaders Magazine
“Entrepreneur of the Year Award” National Foundation for Women Legislators
“Trailblazer Award” Women’s Leadership Exchange
“Like air pumped into my veins. Giving me courage & strength."
Siemens, Operations Director
"One of the most insightful, relevant, useful and necessary conversations for any leader."
ING, EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer
"What a powerful and moving story accompanied by real business acumen and grit.
She hit the nail on the head and 1000 people gave her a standing ovation.”
ESSILOR, Regional Sales Director
Vision & Strategy
Gender and Equality
Motivation in Business