President of CQ fluency, is a career entrepreneur from Brazil where she had several businesses prior to moving to the US. She has said the hardest transition was not only to learn the language, but the cultural adaptation. She made it her mission to help those who speak different languages, to communicate and culturally connect with each other. CQ fluency now focuses on healthcare and has enjoyed triple-digit growth in the last five years.
As an expert in multicultural communications, she has acted as a cultural consultant to multilingual healthcare projects targeting various ethnic communities in the U.S. and abroad. She is an author of many articles and white papers addressing cultural relevance in translation.
She has also further established herself as a leader and innovator through many awards and accolades including the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Winning Women, Inc. 5000 for four consecutive years, the NMSDC Regional Supplier of the Year, and the SBA New Jersey Minority Person of the Year. Active in the translation and diversity communities, Elisabete has served on multiple boards and committees, including the Association of Language Company (ALC) and Diversity Alliance for Science. She also currently serves on the board of the NYNJ-NMSDC (The Council).
Elisabete attended business school in Brazil, and holds degrees in International Business and Business Management from Montclair State University. She also completed the Hispanic Marketing program at Florida State University, Executive Program at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, as well as the Advanced Management Education Program [AMEP] at Kellogg School of Management and Stanford Latino Entrepreneur Program.