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Mariana Atencio

Award-Winning Journalist + Author


Mariana Atencio took the world by storm when her TEDx talk "What makes you special?" went viral. To date, it has over 24 million views and has been translated into 13 languages. Her best-selling book "Perfectly You" was selected by Audible and AppleBooks. She’s quickly become one of the most sought-after hosts and keynote speakers, focused on helping leaders and organizations face change by embracing their authenticity. A former anchor and reporter for Univision and NBC, her ‘boots on the ground’ journalistic work has been honored with a Peabody, a Gracie, and an IRE award. Mariana has appeared on the Today Show, The Talk and HBO, and has interviewed the President, the Pope, and the King of Spain, among others. If you are into true crime, her latest project is a podcast about two women who go missing on a trail, for which she spent a month living in the jungle retracing the victims’ steps. It's called "Lost in Panama," and was among Apple's top #10 podcasts week of release.

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