Carly Sanchez, EVP; Head of
Talent Acquisition Strategy and
Delivery, Wells Fargo.
Talia Castellanos, Managing
Director of Customer
Experience, Planning &
Analysis, American Airlines.
Wanda Bryant Hope, Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer, Johnson &
Johnson provided title sponsor remarks as well.
After the warm welcome, the opening breakfast awards honoring the 2020 Top
10 LATINA Style Corporate Executives of the Year Awards and the 2020 Employee
Resource Groups of the Year presentation followed. In its 12th consecutive year, the
LATINA Style Corporate Executive of the Year program honors influential Latinas,
selected by their peers, as leaders and examples for the Hispanic community and for
the professional women in the U.S. This year, Claudia San Pedro, President, Sonic
Drive-In was named the 2020 Corporate Executive of the Year.
LATINA Style also presented the 11th Annual Employee Resource Groups of
the Year Award in which Wells Fargo was awarded 2020 ERG of the Year.
Panel sessions followed the awards presentation in which attendees virtually
heard from the first panel of the day titled: “The Future of Diversity, Equity and
Inclusion in Corporate America.” Evolving, adapting and advancing in the business
Janie Davila-Jalomo, Associate
Vice President: Personal Lines
Ines Rodriguez Gutzmer, Global
Communications & Brand
environment are essential to lead with a competitive edge. Panelists shared their
journey as they adapt and lead into the future in Corporate America.
Introduction was presented by Angela Bretz, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Officer, Nationwide. Speakers included Claudia San Pedro, President, SONIC Drive-In;
Patty Juarez, ERG President, Executive VP, Head of Diverse Segments, Commercial
Banking, Wells Fargo; and Cynthia Bowman, Chief Diversity Officer, Bank of America.
The second panel of the day titled “The Essentials for Women Success in the
Corporate World” opened a discussion on the triumphs and struggles of successful
leaders. Moderated by Carolina Cardoso, Market Unit I&D Lead – US South,
Accenture, speakers included Ines Rodriguez Gutzmer, Vice President of Strategic
Communications, Aflac Incorporated; Maria Zehnder, Director, Head of MOPAR
Finance North America, Stellantis; Alexandra Contreras, Global Workplace Initiatives,
Colgate-Palmolive; and Luli Chaluleu, Director, Talent Acquisition, Amazon.
Nellie Borrero, Managing
Director; Senior Global I&D
Lead and Market Client Practice
Maria Zehnder, Head of
Laura Fuentes, Chief Talent &
Diversity Officer, Hilton.
Nicole Morgan, Vice President
Operations, Medical Affairs,
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