Founder & CEO, Shades of Success
A former technology analyst whose insights have been quoted by CNN, The New York Times, and Businessweek, Giraldo-Kerr currently runs Shades of Success, Inc., a Needham-based learning and development organization she founded in 2002. With clients ranging from first-generation college graduates to senior executives from global corporations, she is a sought-after leadership strategist who believes everyone is a leader. Being part of the solution is her mantra. As such, she is serving a second term as a trustee of the Needham Free Public Library, where she has led many equity and inclusion initiatives. As co-founder of The Lived Experiences Project, she amplifies the voices of people of color in Needham.