Valeria Aloe is a speaker, award-winning author, and founder of the Rising Together Movement, a global community with the mission of driving economic inclusion and closing the leadership and wealth gaps for Latinas and other women of color. Through in-culture talent development programs, Rising Together equips those who are the first in their families to college and professional spaces with the necessary mindset and skillset to confidently thrive at work and life. It also supports allies to become more effective managers, mentors, and sponsors of diverse talent.

A first generation to college and to corporate spaces, Valeria worked +20 years in brand management, business development, and finance in leading companies across 7 countries, including Procter & Gamble, Citibank, Reckitt Benckiser and PriceWaterhouse Coopers.

Her work with the Latino community has earned her several awards, including “Top 50 Women in Business in New Jersey in 2020” and “5th most influential Hispanic in New Jersey in 2021”. Her award-winning book Uncolonized Latinas has recently been acknowledged with a Gold medal by Golden Door Awards, in partnership with iCONGO and the United Nations, with a Gold medal in the non-fiction category by New York Book Festival, and with the Grand Prize at the Firebird Book Awards, among 7 other national and international awards.

She holds degrees in Business Administration and Finance from Universidad Catolica Argentina, an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, and a Master in Spiritual Sciences. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Spiritual Sciences.