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Sponsored by Miami Lighthouse (Social Service Organization) Maria Cecilia will be giving speeches around the nation.
The name of the lecture is “Life Without Limits”. And its objective is to reach as much people as possible with a positive. life-changing message.
With a new technique using Braille to identify colors and using pins as guides, Maria Cecilia manages to capture true works of art that come from her imagination in oils and watercolors. Her sculptures are made in clay and ceramics.
Maria Cecilia has given more than 50 lectures between South America and US. Has Worked in business halls, universities and theaters. Has given her lectures for small groups of 50 people, to theaters with more than 600 people.
She dedicates her life to inspire and help people of all ages, to overcome low self esteem and depression. The objective is to reach as much people as possible with a positive life-changing message.
Maria Cecilia Santos, Cessi, as her family and friends know her, was born in Los Angeles, CA in 1971. Since she was very young she showed great interest in painting and from the age of 12 yeras, she painted real works of art. In her youth, Maria Cecilia represented her school several times obtaining prizes as featured artist.
This talent was the reason to continue studying art at the university-level, an event changed Maria Cecilia’s life completely when she was blind. Now she shares her experience and rebirth to her new life, after overcoming critical moments that marked her life; its positivism to revert them, reminiscence and ability to reach new achiviments every day.
She graduated as a fine artist at the ‘San Francisco de Quito’ University, achieving the highest honor: SUMMA CUM LAUDE. Then she specialized in Westchester Community College of New York, earning a bachelor of applied science degree.
These videotips have been created by María Cecilia with a lots of love to help those people who have family or blind friends:
Positive attitude is the key to achieving goals, targets and obtain personal growth
Bellow images you can see more about the work of María Cecilia
Special appreciation granted by the mayor of Guayaquil, Ab. Jaime Nebot, in an act that took place on October 23rd of the present year. It's a tribute to the career and merit of Maria Cecilia's perseverance
Maria Cecilia has a commitment with several charities to which she donates with the proceeds of the donations received during her free motivational talks
Dear Cessi, you do not know what pride it gives me to see that your effort in life is publicly recognized, you are an extremely exceptional, wonderful woman, I admire you so much, you do not have an idea as I feel blessed for having known you and taking life as the I take it today and that’s what you taught us. Because with your example one learns a lot. Thank you for being as you are and for being a teaching of life every day
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