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June 4, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In-Person: An Afternoon with Dr. Marisol Capellan


June 4, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Books & Books in Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Books & Books presents…



Leadership is a Responsibility: How to Become an Inclusive Leader in the Modern Workplace by Understanding the Lived Experiences of Black Women and Af

(New Degree Press, $19.99)

Sunday, June 4th, 4:00 PM | Books & Books, Coral Gables


Books & Books is thrilled to present an afternoon with Dr. Marisol Capellan discussing her book: Leadership is a Responsibility: How to Become an Inclusive Leader in the Modern Workplace by Understanding the Lived Experiences of Black Women and Af (New Degree Press, $19.99).

This event is FREE and open to the public and books will be available for purchase the night of the event so make sure to stay after the talk for a book signing! Please RSVP only if you intend to join us.

About the Book:

Are professional organizations that publicly support equity and inclusive workplaces driving real, systemic change, or just using minorities to virtue signal while upholding the status quo?

While the ideals of diversity, equity, and inclusion have become de rigueur topics in HR circles, women and minorities remain vastly underrepresented in leadership roles. Leadership is a Responsibility explores equity in the workplace and best practices for inclusive leadership by recounting the stories of women in corporate America and the career journey of Dr. Marisol Capellan in academia. As a Black Hispanic woman working at an institution that publicly prostrated to the social justice agenda while privately protecting the status quo, Capellan examines the shortcomings of the DE&I movement and provides a prescription for leaders who are ready to take action and create systemic change. Leadership Is A Responsibility discusses how toxic leadership, performative allyship, and the intersection of identities (such as privilege, oppression, race, ethnicity, and gender) all impact our lives at work and throughout society.

If you are an ascending or established leader with the mission to create an inclusive, high-performance, and healthy work environment, adopting the principles of Leadership is a Responsibility will make your leadership approach transformational for generations to come.


About the Author:

Dr. Marisol Capellan is an internationally recognized and award-winning educator, TEDx speaker, executive coach, and corporate trainer. She is the Founder of The Capellan Institute, a leadership, coaching, and corporate training company specializing in workplace culture, diversity, equity & inclusion, and soft skills development. Dr. Capellan is a former lecturer at the University of Miami, Miami Herbert Business School lecturer where she taught management and organizational behavior classes and served as the associate director of their Masters in Leadership program. She holds a doctoral degree in Higher Education Leadership and a Masters of Management with Specialization in Leadership from the University of Miami. Her dissertation focus was on the trajectory of women to leadership positions.

Dr. Capellan has delivered corporate workshops for national and international organizations & universities such as American Tower Corporation, NBC Universal, Year Up, National Black MBA Association, HACE, Universidad Andres Bello in Chile, Universidad Iberoamericana UNIBE in Dominican Republic, Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario in Colombia and others. Additionally, as a certified executive coach, she has coached executives from Salesforce, Google, Snapchat, ADM, Meta, WarnerMedia, Blackrock, The Lending Club Corporation, Anheuser-Busch InBev, and more.

In addition, her personal story of resilience has been featured on CNN and Telemundo as an unstoppable woman, where she discussed how her mindset helped her life and career trajectory as an immigrant in the United States.