DR. YASMIN DAVIDDS, PSY.D
Founder & CEO
Latina Leadership Academy
Latina Global Executive Leadership Program @ USC
Latina Entrepreneur Program
Recognized and highlighted as one of the top Leading Latinas by Hispanic Magazine and also as one of the most influential Latinas in the book by acclaimed author Silvia Mendoza “The Book of Latina Women: 149 Vidas of Passion, Strength and Success”; Yasmin delivers through her inspirational speeches a simple but profound message: “People will only treat you the way you allow yourself to be treated. If you want others to respect you, begin by respecting yourself first. That means standing up for yourself and not allowing anyone to mistreat you in any way.”
The groundbreaking Empowering Latinas: Breaking Boundaries, Freeing Lives, Yasmin’s internationally best-selling book, along with her self-help system, The 7 Principles to Self-Love and Personal Freedom, have been dedicated to the empowerment of women and are used as reference books in universities nationwide. To continue cementing Yasmin as an expert in women issues, she signed an agreement with Atria Books (division of Simon and Schuster) to publish “TAKE BACK YOUR POWER: How to Reclaim It, Use It and Keep It To Get What You Deserve”. Yasmin has served as an empowerment expert and media spokesperson for top tier companies such as Proctor & Gamble, Verizon Wireless, Bayer Pharmaceutical, AOL Latino and Sara Lee. Recently, she received the highest honor of being selected and featured as one of the 150 Most Prominent Latino Writers and Journalists of All Times.
Yasmin broke ground when she hosted her own television talk show, "You Go Girl!" in which she addressed issues and gave powerful solutions to challenges affecting all women. Dr. Davidds has appeared on hundreds of radio and television shows including NBC Evening News and L.A.'s number one radio station, Power 106. She has been featured in numerous magazines and newspaper publications including La Opinión, People en Español and Latina Magazine.
Dr. Yasmin Davidds is the founder and CEO of the Latina Leadership Academy, Latina Global Executive Leadership Program @ USC and Latina Entrepreneur Path. As an Organizational psychologist, Dr. Davidds has helped develop over 2,000 corporate leaders in over 200 blue chip companies throughout 22 countries. Dr. Davidds has customized and implemented customized leadership programs for Fortune 100 companies in Brazil, Columbia, Argentina, England, Spain and the U.S. In 2011, Dr. Davidds established the Women’s Institute of Negotiation (WIN), dedicated to the teaching, instruction and development of negotiating skills and leadership competencies primarily focused on women in professional, academic and corporate settings. Dr. Davidds’ commitment to the empowerment and development of women leaders has brought her recognition and acclaim from the U.S.Congress, the California State Senate and the California State Assembly. Dr. Davidds has written several international best-selling books focusing on the empowerment of Latinas, has been a television talk-show host and radio personality in both English and Spanish markets within the U.S. and Latin America.