Maria Drueco


Director of Certification Alberta

Caroline Roy

Maria Drueco brings a wealth of experience in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and a decade-long background in Human Resources, providing strategic support to leaders in various industries. As an immigrant and woman of color, Maria leverages her insightful perspectives, honed through entrepreneurial ventures, international travel experience, and a comprehensive approach to integrating DEI into every facet of HR functions, enabling leaders to empower diverse teams.

As the author of ‘UnHide Yourself: Break Free from Bias, Stigma, and Stereotypes,’ she champions the cause of authenticity, driving transformative change at the individual, organizational, and societal levels. An engaging global speaker, Maria resonates with audiences worldwide, showcasing a remarkable ability to convey her message effectively. Her dedication to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion and sustainability, with a specific emphasis on addressing hidden inequities, stands as the cornerstone of her work in catalyzing positive change within organizations and communities.