Ep #203: Driving Change Through Community with Dr. Marielena DeSanctis

If you’re the type of corporate badass who’s ready to move the needle for your organization while also:

🌟 Creating far-reaching, important and positive change for your company and the world…

🌟 Having a crystal clear vision for your career…

🌟 AND having supporters who are willing and able to help you set yourself up for major success all along the way…

…then you need to listen to this super inspiring conversation with Dr. Marielena DeSanctis.

Marielena is the President of the Community College of Denver, and in this episode of Women Changing Leadership with Stacy Mayer, she shares how you can use the power of community to drive major change for yourself and others.


🌟 The community of leaders who are going to support you to show up as your authentic, badass self.

🌟 And the community of people you are going to support once you’re able to have the impact you’ve always dreamed of making.

If you want a masterclass in the beautiful, meaningful change you can create once you get promoted into a position of power and influence, this episode is for you.

Let’s get started.

Want to receive the recognition you deserve, step into a higher leadership position, get paid for your ideas instead of the hours you put in at work, and enjoy more time, freedom, energy, and joy? Then you need to get your hands on a copy of Promotions Made Easy. Get your copy here.

What You'll Learn:

  • How Marielena’s mentors and allies helped her build her career, spot red flags and stop selling herself short
  • Why (and how) Marielena avoided being seen as a ‘token’ Latina woman leader and build a career she loves instead
  • How Marielena uses her network to attract big career opportunities to herself
  • Real-life examples of the impact Marielena has been able to have for the Hispanic community in Colorado
  • How Marielena is using her voice to speak out for and support survivors of domestic violence

Listen to the Full Episode:

Featured on the Show:

  • Are you ready to be promoted? Take this free quiz and find out. You could be closer than you think (or not).
  • Connect with Marielena on LinkedIn
  • Reach out to Marielena directly via email at Marielena.DeSanctis@ccd.edu

About Your Host

Hi! I'm Stacy Mayer, a Certified Executive Coach and Promotion Strategist on a mission to bring more diversity to the leadership table by getting 1000 underrepresented corporate managers promoted into senior executive positions each year worldwide.

I help undervalued executives scale to the C-Suite using repositioning strategies that build your confidence and visibility, so you can earn the recognition and support you need from key stakeholders while embodying your unique leadership style.

My podcast “Women Changing Leadership with Stacy Mayer” tackles topics like executive communication, getting more respect in the workplace from challenging bosses and team members, and avoiding the common mistakes that sabotage career advancement.

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