Emmy Award-Winning Actress & Activist
America Ferrera is best known for her fearless portrayal of “Betty Suarez” on ABC’s hit comedy Ugly Betty, a breakthrough role that earned her an Emmy, a Golden Globe, and a Screen Actors Guild Award, as well as ALMA and Imagen awards. Ferrera’s impressive debut in the Patricia Cardoso film Real Women Have Curves, which screened at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival, garnered her a Special Jury Award for acting as well as Independent Spirit Award and Young Artist Award nominations. Read More >
Fostering Education in Mali
"At a time when everyone is looking for direction, it was so great for the attendees to hear such an amazing keynote. Your words have touched thousands and will provide vital motivation and inspiration for our attendees to strive for equality and recognition in the work place. Again, our heartfelt thanks for your amazing words and inspirational presentation."
"On behalf of the Professional BusinessWomen of California, we want to thank you for your participation in this year’s San Francisco conference. Your presentation provided vital insight and inspiration to over 3,200 attendees. Feedback from sponsors and attendees has been that 2011 was our best conference yet! Thank you so much for being a part of such an incredible day."
"She was amazing just like you promised. There were around 1500 people that attended the event and they absolutely loved it. America took a picture with close to 300 people individually. The President spent the entire day with us, everything ran on time and I think America and Ryan thoroughly enjoyed their time with us."
"We set out with a conference theme of 'Connect. Explore. Inspire.' and feel you truly embraced that. It is only with your support and outstanding contribution and words of inspiration that we can achieve our goals and mission statement."