Marisa Santos

CEO & Founder of In Our Shoes & Author of "Own Your Authority"

  • Wall Street Executive Turned Leadership Trainer & Coach
  • Authorised Partner at Everything DiSC
  • Recipient of the Woman of Influence award by New York Business Journals

Discover Marisa Santos’s biography of published work below.

Own Your Authority
Own Your Authority

When Marisa Santos is booked for events, they are known to discuss the following speaking topics:

Diversity & Inclusion
Women’s Leadership
Business Success

Marisa Santoro is a CEO & Founder at In Our Shoes, working towards empowering professionals to ascend the leadership ladder. Offering high-engagement motivational programs, Marisa is a seasoned leadership development coach. She is now available to hire as a speaker for a wide range of events, sharing her esteemed knowledge on how people can boost their careers.

Marisa possesses a BA in Computer Science from Pace University and an MSc in Information Systems from New York University. Her career started as an Application Developer at TIAA-CREF, going on to become an Educator in Web Development at Baruch College. Marisa’s expertise as a former Wall Street executive, working in technology and finance organisations, has facilitated her expertise as a prominent leadership trainer.

Empowering individuals to increase their agency and authority in an organisation is right in Marisa’s wheelhouse. She displays her dominance in the subject through her TEDx talk “Speaking Without Apology”. Marisa is also the author of “Own Your Authority” – a book through which she equips readers with the skills they need to act with instinct and lead with authenticity.

An Authorised Partner at Everything DiSC, Marisa encourages individuals to build more effective relationships in the workplace and offers training in conflict management, leadership and sales. She is particularly invested in empowering professionals at all levels to achieve their highest potential by elevating their mindset. Recipient of the Woman of Influence award by New York Business Journals, Marisa Santoro is available to speak at events on topics such as diversity and inclusion, women’s leadership, productivity and business success.

To enquire about Marisa Santos for your event or corporate function, simply contact us via or call a booking agent on 0203 9816 297.