SELF LOVE PANEL SPEAKER- MAGGIE ARBOLEDA IS A GLOBAL IMPACT LEADER, A NATIONAL CIVIC LEADER, AND A DIVERSITY & INCLUSION AMBASSADOR
Maggie Arboleda is a Global Impact Leader, a National Civic Leader, and a Diversity & Inclusion Ambassador. As a member of the Strategic Development Committee of Women of ALPFA, Maggie develops partnerships with Multi-National Corporations to deliver impactful Diversity & Inclusion programming geared towards the unique challenges faced by women of color as they build their careers in Corporate America. Maggie leverages thought provoking conversations to identify broken channels and gaps in diversity and inclusion programming and hiring initiatives within the corporate and higher education sectors. Maggie’s keen eye bridges the expertise of seasoned professionals to exchange knowledge intergenerationally, creating a platform for opportunity, networking and support amongst underrepresented communities, as well as allies. In addition to Maggie’s experience in Diversity & Inclusion, she has led Community Affairs and Communications Strategy most recently for New York Community Bank where she developed and implemented Social Impact Marketing elevating brand awareness for community outreach efforts. Maggie led the Communications Strategy across digital and traditional channels, bringing a voice to the client and encouraging interaction and alternative touch points through digital platforms. Maggie is particularly skilled at developing deeply weaved relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to drive business and social impact objectives. Maggie’s agile nature and passion for empowering others has allowed her to work in both the non-profit and corporate sectors bridging the gap and building the business case for investing time and funds in communities who have historically been underserved. Maggie began her career at Women’s World Banking where she developed and managed multi – million dollar partnerships with companies such as Bloomberg, Moody’s, and Barclays to pilot and launch innovative projects to bring access to financial services to underserved communities globally. Maggie serves as an advisory board member for The Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College. In this fiduciary capacity, she supports advocacy and access to the local arts for New York’s immigrant communities. She is a Next Gen Leadership Fellow of Hispanics in Philanthropy, a program delivered in partnership with American Express. Maggie holds a double Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in Sociology and Urban Planning from Hunter College, City University of New York. She is from Queens, New York, a first generation Colombian – American, and a native Spanish speaker.