Michelle Maldonado is CEO of Lucenscia (pronounced loo-SENSE-see-ah), a firm dedicated to human flourishing, Emotional Intelligence, and mindful business transformation. Her work focuses on leadership development at the pivotal intersection of mindfulness, unconscious bias, emotional intelligence, authenticity, and compassion, nestled on a foundation of neuroscience and taught through an equity lens.
Leveraging her 25 years+ expertise as a business leader, experience as a former tech attorney, and a practitioner with more than 40 years of contemplative experience, Michelle serves as a trusted advisor to leaders across industries. Her work has been featured in the United Nations Foundation’s Peace on Purpose Program, DQ Institute in association with the World Economic Forum, and Mindful Magazine as well as in various meditation apps. Michelle also serves as a state legislator where she founded the bi-partisan Technology & Innovation Caucus and was named “Rookie Legislator of the Year” in her first year of service.