Carmen Landa Middleton is an inspirational and thought-provoking speaker. She has spoken to numerous audiences about Leadership, Executive Presence, and the unique challenges and opportunities of being a woman and a minority in senior leadership positions. She shares a powerful story about the importance of authenticity, developing diverse and inclusive high-performing teams, and leading meaningful organizational change, which has inspired both emerging and established leaders, as they navigate their own career paths.
Women in Leadership
Carmen Landa Middleton, who served as the co-chair of an historic study on women in leadership, speaks to the challenges and opportunities of being a woman aspiring to and in senior leadership. She has spoken on topics such as executive presence, work-life balance, developing influential leadership skills, and resilience to both small and large audiences. She was recognized by Working Mother Media as the 2017 Legacy Award winner for her "inspiration, dedication and significant contribution to the advancement of women in national security and the girls who aspire to future careers."
When Carmen Landa Middleton retired from U.S. Government service in May 2017, she was the highest-ranking Latina in the Intelligence Community. She has spoken at Out & Equal‘s Workplace Summit, Working Mother’s Leadership Summit for Women in National Security Careers, the Association of Latino Professionals for America’s annual convention, and the Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE) Mujeres de HACE Leadership Program. She brings an empowering message to the Latinx community, who are pursuing greater leadership opportunities and navigating their careers within the professional workplace.