I Do My Best Work When I Bring My Wholeself


This week, we have the dynamo, Maria Cristina Gonzalez Noguera "MC". MC is the Senior Vice President of Global Public Affairs at The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. 

In our conversation, MC shares the secrets of how she continues to move her career forward, we talk about her love of Puerto Rico, and what it was like to work for Michelle Obama as her Director of Communications. 

How This CEO Found Her Calling

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Lisa Skeete Tatum is founder and CEO of Landit, a technology platform created to increase the success and engagement of women in the workplace, and to enable companies to attract, develop,and retain high-potential diverse talent. Landit provides each woman with a personalized playbook that empowers them with the tools, resources, know-how, and human connections they need to more successfully navigate their career path.

Previously, Lisa was a General Partner for over a decade with Cardinal Partners, a $350M+ early stage healthcare venture capital firm, where she focused on investments in healthcare technology and led the firm’s investment in companies such as AthenaHealth and TechRx. Lisa worked for Procter & Gamble in various global and functional roles including Product Development, Purchasing, and Product Supply. She also worked at GE Capital and was a Managing Director at Circle of Beauty, a health and beauty startup. In addition, she founded her own consulting practice specializing in medium- sized consumer products companies.


Having it all - but not at the same time!

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Nely Galán is a self-made media mogul. Dubbed the Tropical Tycoon by the New York Times Magazine, she was the first Latina President of Entertainment for a U.S. television network (Telemundo). She is an Emmy Award-winning producer of over 700 episodes of television in Spanish and English, which she produced through her multi-media company Galan Entertainment. Galán is the founder of The Adelante Movement, which seeks to empower and train Latinas economically and entrepreneurially. She is the author of The NY Times bestselling book SELF MADE, Becoming Empowered, Self-Reliant, and Rich in Every Way (2016) Random House, about the revolution in women’s entrepreneurship led by multicultural women in the US and emerging women around the world.

Twitter handle: @Nely_Galan