Beatriz Acevedo

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Beatriz Acevedo is a leading inspirational voice and Latina entrepreneur in the United States.
She has dedicated her career to creating opportunities in an effort to influence authentic and positive depictions of Latinos in society.

Beatriz began her career as a young radio and television host. Her work has earned her three Emmy Awards, an MTV Music Video Award, two Streamy Awards, a Media Correspondent Award, among others. She has also created a variety of branded content and marketing campaigns targeting millennial and GenZ youth for numerous blue-chip brands.

Beatriz was the co-founder and President of mitú, the leading digital media brand for young Latinos in the U.S. Under her leadership, she went on to raise $52M in funding, led by some of the most successful venture capital groups in California. The mentorship initiatives that she created through her Accelerator Program, have also provided invaluable access to the next generation of multicultural storytellers.

She is a sought-after board member and passionate speaker who enjoys discussions around diversity as good ROI, female leadership, and the impact of Latinos in the American economy. Notable engagements include White House Summit: Latinas in the Economy, Cannes Lion Festival: How to Target the New Mainstream Economy (Latino Millennials), TED Jeffersonian Dinner: The ROI of Diversity, SXSW: Busting Bias in Media and Tech, and The Power Women's Summit: Equal Pay: When Women are Paid Less, America Loses.

Beatriz is currently the President of her family’s foundation “Acevedo Foundation” For the past 30 years, the Foundation has been focused on elevating, educating, and empowering the next generation of Latino leaders.

Her latest Fin-tech start-up Suma Wealth focuses on empowering Latinos via in-culture financial content, fintech products, and experiences to gain control of their economic power and build wealth.

Beatriz resides in Santa Monica, CA with her husband and mitú co-founder Doug Greiff. Both are proud parents to bicultural, binational, and bilingual teenage twins, Isabela and Diego.

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