Recognized as one of the “Top 50 Influential Latinos” in the United States by Hispanic Business Magazine in 2013, Dr. Perez-Litwin is a visionary leader devoted to advancing the careers and influence of Latinas in the United States and abroad. She’s the Founder & CEO of ELLA Institute and the Latinas Think Big™ platform and national tour, sponsored by Google.
Named a “Latina Tech Leader” by NBC Latino, Dr. Perez-Litwin has leveraged technology and social media to connect Latinas to trainings, resources, mentorship and influential networks. She’s the Publisher of NewLatina.net, an online digital media platform for career-driven women, and the Founding Manager of the Latina Leadership Network, an online community with over 4,000 Latina professionals and entrepreneurs. Dr. Perez-Litwin is a regular contributor on the Huffington Post, and has made guest expert appearances on National Public Radio (NPR), Today Show, PBS News, Univision, Telemundo and HTIN.
A practicing Psychologist, Dr. Perez-Litwin formerly held a research faculty appointment at New York University School of Medicine. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Columbia University, and a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Fordham University. She is an alumna of the NHLI’s Executive Leadership Program, and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Executive Education.