She is a winner of numerous awards and has been recognized as the epitome of perseverance and determination many times.
Maria offers her audience practical advice on what it takes to turn dreams into reality, how to stop your mind from playing tricks on you, how to overcome fear and how to get things done. Her extraordinary experience of going from an air hostess while all odds were against her is one to Inspire, motivate and give her audience a nudge to make a change.
Maria has been a key note speaker for many prestigious events such as Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon, INSEAD, TEDxDubai - also a speaker or panellist for several conferences including John Maxwell, YPO.org, Estoril Conferences. Maria has been invited time and time again to inspire and motivate schools, Rotary Clubs and especially corporate events in the UAE, USA, UK, Germany, Portugal and other countries.