"We cannot change what we are not aware of,
and once we are aware, we cannot help but change."

- Sheryl Sandberg

Mirella Zanatta


Mirella brings a significant level of expertise to her training as a Professional Presence Specialist. Coupled with a genuine desire to mentor, she has the training to discern and sustain the growth capabilities necessary to achieve career success.

Mirella serves an international clientele from C suite, management, sales, to entry level and high potentials. She also enjoys working with university and college students and is acknowledged for empowering graduates to transition from scholarly pursuits to influential industry positions. As a university graduate with a degree in Psychology, Mathematics and Education, Mirella was a secondary school teacher and guidance counselor for 15-years prior to joining the corporate world. As a multi-faceted educator, Mirella has a proven track record for both discovering and igniting hidden potential across a diverse range of people from gifted students to aspiring leaders. She is also an in-demand speaker, co-author of the book Make Your Connections Count and has contributed articles to numerous publications.

Mirella is a member of the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI) and one of only 13 Canadians to have reached the designation of CIP (Certified Image Professional). She received the AICI Canada Member of the Year award in 2012. Her credentials reflect her extensive knowledge, communication skills and accomplished training techniques making her an in-demand facilitator. Her energy, enthusiasm and ease of communication are synonymous with Presence. I know success is the result of a determined mind-set — the desire to excel beyond the status quo.

Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them.

– Albert Einstein

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