Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch is a renowned, charismatic, passionate and influential speaker with a mission to empower the next generation of leaders. Throughout her career, Kickbusch has shared her personal knowledge on becoming an effective leader in today’s global marketplace with hundreds of schools, colleges, universities, corporations, and government institutions both in the U.S. and abroad.
Born and raised along the border in a small barrio in Laredo, Texas, Kickbusch is all too familiar with the challenges of poverty, discrimination and illiteracy. Although she grew up without material wealth, Kickbusch was taught by her immigrant parents that she was rich in culture, tradition, values and faith.
After graduating from Hardin Simmons University, Consuelo entered the U.S. Army as an officer and served for two decades. During that time, she broke barriers and set records in the military where she became the highest-ranking Hispanic woman in the Combat Support Field of the U.S. Army.
Kickbusch produced two audio CD’s titled, "Shared Leadership" and "Mensaje a Mi Gente".
She also published a book titled, "Journey to the Future: A Roadmap for Success for Youth", which provides practical techniques for children to develop higher self-esteem and achieve personal goals while establishing a framework for early leadership development.
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Young Adult Workshops
Parent Involvement Programs
Climbing the Corporate Ladder
Navigating the Corporate Experience
The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion
Empowerment and Guidance
Being a Woman in the Corporate World
Diversity and Inclusion
Youth and Family Concerns
Shared Leadership Take Charge of Your Life
Living a Legacy Quantitative Leadership Techniques Professional Presentations Effective Speaking
Planning for Success Project Management
Image Building Team Building
Community Service Staff Development;
Goal Setting Managing Cultural Diversity
Conflict Resolution Non-Violent Crisis Intervention
Quality Management Sexual Harassment
Leadership & Team Building
Motivation & Personal Growth
Employee Peak Performance
Life Balance Issues
Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is proud to announce that Lt. Col. Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch (ret.) will be awarded one of its highest honors—the Medallion of Excellence for Leadership and Community Service—in recognition of her accomplishments, leadership, and outstanding service to the Latino community...
A renowned Latina in the military turned motivational speaker participated in a conference at La Fe Preparatory School on Monday.
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