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Julissa Arce is a political commentator, speaker, writer. She is a leading voice in the fight for social justice, immigrant rights, and education equality. Arce is a contributor to CNBC and the Huffington Post and her writing has been featured in CNN, The Hill, Refinery29, CNN en Español, and Fusion among other national outlets.

She is the chairman and co-founder of the Ascend Educational Fund (AEF). AEF is a college scholarship and mentorship program for immigrant students in New York City, regardless of their ethnicity, national origin or immigration status.

She made national and international headlines when she revealed that she had achieved the American Dream of wealth and status as a financial analyst while undocumented.

In 2005, against all odds, she landed one of the most coveted jobs as an analyst at Goldman Sachs. Over the course of the next six years, even while the financial markets crashed, she continued to climb the corporate ladder—riding a series of promotions to become a Vice President, complete with a high six-figure salary and all of the perks that come with living the Goldman Sachs life. What none of her colleagues knew was that she wasn't just a young woman who broke through ceilings in a cutthroat male-dominated field: she was also an undocumented American from Mexico.

Her book MY (UNDERGROUND) AMERICAN DREAM, released in 2016, challenges our perceptions of what it means to be an undocumented immigrant. During the current political climate where immigrants seeking refuge are at America’s doorstep and on our minds, Arce’s personal story of sacrifice, pain, and suffering seeks to add a new perspective that will echo the stories of millions living here without a voice.

Arce now uses her success and platform to help shift the conversation around immigration and other social justice issues.

She serves on the board of directors of the National Immigration Law Center and CollegeSpring. Arce was officially sworn in as an American citizen in August of 2014.

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My (Underground) American Dream: My True Story as an Undocumented Immigrant Who Became a Wall Street Executive

My (Underground) American Dream: My True Story as an Undocumented Immigrant Who Became a Wall Street Executive

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Julissa Arce

Political Commentator & Author

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Julissa Arce Biography

Julissa Arce is a political commentator, speaker, writer. She is a leading voice in the fight for social justice, immigrant rights, and education equality. Arce is a contributor to CNBC and the Huffington Post and her writing has been featured in CNN, The Hill, Refinery29, CNN en Español, and Fusion among other national outlets.

She is the chairman and co-founder of the Ascend Educational Fund (AEF). AEF is a college scholarship and mentorship program for immigrant students in New York City, regardless of their ethnicity, national origin or immigration status.

She made national and international headlines when she revealed that she had achieved the American Dream of wealth and status as a financial analyst while undocumented.

In 2005, against all odds, she landed one of the most coveted jobs as an analyst at Goldman Sachs. Over the course of the next six years, even while the financial markets crashed, she continued to climb the corporate ladder—riding a series of promotions to become a Vice President, complete with a high six-figure salary and all of the perks that come with living the Goldman Sachs life. What none of her colleagues knew was that she wasn't just a young woman who broke through ceilings in a cutthroat male-dominated field: she was also an undocumented American from Mexico.

Her book MY (UNDERGROUND) AMERICAN DREAM, released in 2016, challenges our perceptions of what it means to be an undocumented immigrant. During the current political climate where immigrants seeking refuge are at America’s doorstep and on our minds, Arce’s personal story of sacrifice, pain, and suffering seeks to add a new perspective that will echo the stories of millions living here without a voice.

Arce now uses her success and platform to help shift the conversation around immigration and other social justice issues.

She serves on the board of directors of the National Immigration Law Center and CollegeSpring. Arce was officially sworn in as an American citizen in August of 2014.

Julissa Arce Videos

  • Julissa Arce - Undocumented Immigrant Battled her Way Up ...
  • Julissa Arce Interview With Wes Clark Jr. On The Young Turks ...
  • SELF MADE STORIES: Promo for Julissa Arce - YouTube

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  • How to book Julissa Arce?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Julissa Arce for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Julissa Arce, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Julissa Arce or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Julissa Arce?

    Booking fees for Julissa Arce, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Julissa Arce, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Julissa Arce?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Julissa Arce for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Julissa Arce for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Julissa Arce or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Julissa Arce or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Julissa Arce is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Julissa Arce for your event is available upon request. Julissa Arce generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Stacey Abrams, Donna Brazile, Walter Issacson, George Monbiot and Kevin Powell. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Julissa Arce for an upcoming event.

Julissa Arce Speaker Videos

  • Julissa Arce - Undocumented Immigrant Battled her Way Up ...
    Julissa Arce Interview With Wes Clark Jr. On The Young Turks ...
  • SELF MADE STORIES: Promo for Julissa Arce - YouTube
    The shifting conversation around citizenship | Julissa Arce ...

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