Pegine Echevarria
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Pegine Echevarria

Pegine is a social entrepreneur whose company focuses on making leaders great, working with leaders and entrepreneurs with a specialty of working with women. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) the world's largest HR professional society, named her one of 100 Global Thought Leaders on Diversity and Inclusion. Pegine was honored at the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Conference by Macy's and Minority Business Enterprise Magazine where she was named one of three Women Who ROCK IN BUSINESS, she was the cover story. Pegine Is the only Latina and one of 8 female inductees into the Motivational Speakers Hall of Fame.

She was awarded the Small Business Administration's (SBA) Women in Business Champion of the Year for the State of Florida and named SBA's Entrepreneur of the Year for North Florida. The Jacksonville Business Journal named her company Team Pegine the #3 Fastest Growing Privately Owned Companies in North Florida. Hispanic Business Magazine listed her as the highest-earning Latina professional speaker in the US and was honored by GI Forum for her work on behalf of Hispanics in the military and their families.

Clients include ten percent of the Fortune 100 global corporations, twelve percent of Direct Selling News North American Top 50 Companies and all branches of the US military. She is a motivational master, award winning salesperson and recognized leader and business owner, mentor, coach, and author.

A brave, curious and compassionate thinker and doer she is an advocate on women, women in the military and Latinas. She has testified on diversity and inclusion before the Department of Defense Military Leadership Diversity Commission sponsored by the Black Congressional Caucus, testified before members of the Hispanic Congressional Caucus on Latinas, leadership and business. Is credited for coaching women in politics including the first Asian-American woman to become the President of the Jacksonville City Council and the first Asian American woman elected official of a major city in Florida.

Quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Forbes among others. Team Pegine produces the "Global Women's Executive Leadership Experience™ " a simulation and situational training exercise for women leaders. The memorable experiences prepare women executive leaders for high stress, high-value moments, where they gain influence and confidence. Rated as one of the most profound leadership experiences by women participants from around the world. The program produces results 22% of participants received promotions within 6 months of completing the program.

She is one of the founders of the Power Women of the National Speakers Association (a group of over 700 global female thought leaders, experts and authorities dedicated to increasing women leaders and experts on stage).
A former Bronx gang member she is a true American success story. She created an award-winning Latino Youth Serving Family Support Center serving high risk for gang members.
Her books include "Sometimes You Need to Kick Your Own Butt " which was named one of the top ten books for women in Human Resources by Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). "Bragging Rights Transform Your Team in 21 Days", "Lead and Think BIG", "50 Success Secrets in Business and Life of Feisty, Fearless, Focused, Fun Female Leaders. Her book "For All Our Daughters: How Mentoring Helps Young Women and Girls Master the Art of Growing Up" is used globally by women's and girl's organizations to develop young female leaders.

Her story and wisdom is featured in many books including "The American Dream Revisited" by Gary Sirak; "The Art of Bouncing Back" by Zelda Greenberg; The Wonder of Girls by Michael Gurian, Everyday Way to Raise Strong Confident Girls by Barbara Littman, The Alphabet Principle: You're a - Z Guide to being a Compelling Leader by Tarran Deane, "Speak and Grow Rich" by Dottie Walters; "Breaking Through: Getting Past the Stuck Parts of Your Life" by Barbara Stanny; Secrets of SuperStar Speakers Lilly Walters and Powerful Self-Confidence: Developing Unshakeable Confidence (Made for Success) with Zig Ziglar Chris Widener (Author), Laura Stack (Author).

PEGINE'S ACHIEVEMENTS
* Presented at the Pentagon, keynoted with two US Presidents, two Secretaries of State, and authors John Maxwell and Suze Orman.
* Was selected by Clorox as the spokesperson for their Dream Without Limits campaign
* Was honored by GI Forum for her work on behalf of Hispanics in the military and their families
* Served on the board of the National Speakers Association and represents the association on the Global Federation of Speakers
* Is one of 712 Certified Speaking Professionals worldwide which is awarded for expertise, eloquence, enterprise, and ethics.

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