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Anna Giraldo-Kerr

CEO, Shades of Success, Inc.

Anna Giraldo-Kerr

A faculty affiliate of Simmons College, Anna Giraldo-Kerr is an executive coach and facilitator who partners with professionals who want to develop the skills and competencies required to be 21st century leaders and mentors. Her expertise resides at the intersection of leadership development, innovation, and cultural competence, and is grounded on 20 years of experience in the financial services, health care, and technology industries. In 2002, she started her own learning and development organization, Shades of Success, and has grown her portfolio of clients to include EMC Corporation, the Center for Women & Enterprise, PNC, Discover, Kaiser Permanente, Google, and Microsoft, among others. Giraldo-Kerr currently sits on the Diversity Council Board of Big Sister of Greater Boston, and volunteers as a mentor to first-generation college students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.