Rosario Marin is admired for becoming the first-ever Mexican-born Treasurer of the United States of America. A driven professional, she is respected for currently working as an Advisor to two large-scale organisations in Mexico and Australia and has been taking the industry by storm since the 1990s. With experience working in Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s cabinet, serving as a secretary of the State and Consumer Services Agency, Rosario has become a leading authority in the world of politics. Passionate to share her journey of emigrating from Mexico to the United States at the age of 15, she has become an empowering figure for Hispanic women, pushing them to achieve their goals in all areas of life. When looking to hire a remarkable speaker to attend your future events, do not hesitate in booking Rosario today.
A leading figure in her field, Rosario has fulfilled a wide range of high-profile roles throughout her career, most notably becoming the first-ever female Mexican-born Treasurer of the United States of America. She was able to manage a state workforce of over 250,000 people, licensing 2.4 million Californians, and oversaw the collection of 4104 billion in taxes. Alongside her corporate career, Rosario has also become the proud author of ‘Leading Between Two Worlds: Lessons from the First Mexican-Born Treasurer of the United States’. Passionate to showcase her remarkable career journey with audiences globally, Rosario takes audiences on a journey through her incredible life to educate them on the importance of inclusivity and acceptance in both the workplace and everyday life.
At the age of 15, Rosario emigrated to the US from Mexico with no understanding of the English language. During her time at school, she scored 27 out of 100 on her IQ test, which resulted in her being unfairly labelled as mentally disabled. Determined to alter her fate, Rosario worked hard ins school to develop a vast skillset and was later able to graduate in the top 20 out of her class of 500 with honours, an achievement which has pushed her to get to where she is today. Focusing her hard-working mentality on the corporate world, Rosario developed an illustrious career before taking time away to look after her son who was born with Downs Syndrome. Recognising that there was no support provided to Latino families living in the United States, Rosario became the proud founder of the first support group for Latino parents parents who have children diagnosed with Downs Syndrome. Passionate to implement positive change in the community, she has become a must-see speaker for audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
One of the most recognisable Hispanic faces in the world, Rosario Marin is now highly sought-after to attend speaking engagements internationally. In recognition of her illustrious career, she was first awarded the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Prize given to her by the Joseph P. Kennedy Foundation at the United Nations and has continued to be rewarded for her incredible career achievements. Most recently, she has been named the Most Powerful Women in Mexico Award by Forbes, been the recipient of the Elvia Carrollo Puerto Award, and the Ellis Island Medal of Honour in 2017. When looking to hire an empowering female speaker to entertain audiences at a wide range of events, look no further than Rosario today.