Author: Mercedes

Mercedes Diane Griffin Forbes (Diane Griffin) is the primary contributor to DG Speaks​and the Founder of the Mercedes Parra Foundation​ for Women and Girls. She is an internationally recognized expert in marketing and micro-enterprise development with over fifteen years of experience in the US, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Working in the areas of international development, education, and public policy, her career is focused on promoting gender equity, sustainable economic growth, and positive social development.