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SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

Sophia Velastegui

Chief Technology Officer

Microsoft

10:00 AM

Welcome Remarks and Anniversary 
Reflections

Welcome message from HACR's President and CEO, Cid Wilson, and our sponsors.

Cid Wilson

President and CEO

HACR

Sponsored by:

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10:00 AM ET
10:15 AM
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An Enduring Vision: 35 Years of HACR 

In this fireside chat with one of HACR’s founding member corporations, you’ll learn what principles and goals inspired the creation of HACR and how the corporate landscape has changed since the organization’s inception 35 years ago. We will also examine why HACR’s mission remains relevant in 2021, and how our advocacy has influenced trajectory of diversity and inclusion in corporate America. 

11:05 AM
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From the Top: CDO Strategies for DE&I 

Since effective diversity initiatives start at the top and are influenced by executive culture, these chief diversity officers will provide helpful context for how DE&I strategies are implemented throughout the pipeline. They’ll also share the latest best practices for building and sustaining a diverse workforce. 

Sponsored by:

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12:05 PM
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Networking Break

Expand your professional network through the HACR structured networking break for an opportunity to engage and connect with attendees in small breakout rooms.

12:40 PM
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Empowering Latinas in STEM 

While barriers to entry in STEM fields remain for women, these roadblocks are compounded for the Latina community, who account for just three percent of the industry, according to 2018 research. Learn firsthand how to support Latina success in these ever-growing fields from current Latina STEM professionals. They will share their paths to success, how they challenged the status quo, and how they (and you!) can advocate for a stronger pipeline of Latinas in STEM careers. ​ 

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1:45 PM
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Developing the Leadership Pipeline 

This session is for human resources managers, strategists, and DEI practitioners who seek best practices for developing talent through the leadership pipeline. Learn strategies for moving non-exempt employees to exempt positions, and enlisting partnerships to guide their advancement. We’ll also discuss the power of lateral assignments to broaden skillsets for a wider range of responsibilities. 

2:35 PM
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Corporate Boards: Who’s Missing? 

Explore the state of Hispanic representation in corporate boardrooms with the latest research from HACR in conjunction with the Alliance for Board Diversity and Deloitte. This discussion of the 6th Edition Missing Pieces Report will analyze the results of this research as it relates to the Hispanic/Latinx population. 

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3:35 PM
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Networking Break

Expand your professional network through the HACR structured networking break for an opportunity to engage and connect with attendees in small breakout rooms.

10:00 AM
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Special Remarks

Special remarks from HACR's President and CEO, Cid Wilson.

Cid Wilson

President and CEO

HACR

10:10 AM
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Metrics for Progress: HACR Corporate Inclusion Index 

Learn data-backed Hispanic inclusion strategies from companies who participated in our 2021 HACR CII survey and earned four to five stars for their implementation of these strategies. In addition to hearing about proven DE&I methods, our research team will show you how to use the HACR CII to support diversity progress at your company focus on what your organization already does well to gather data, and overcome legal barriers to survey participation, so you can show that what gets measured, gets done. 

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11:00 AM
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Chief Procurement Officer Roundtable 

Corporate chief procurement officers will explain how their operational duties, including cost optimization, supplier relations, and talent management, have become essential to the success of diversity and inclusion strategies. 

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12:00 PM
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Networking Break

Expand your professional network through the HACR structured networking break for an opportunity to engage and connect with attendees in small breakout rooms.

12:35 PM
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Latinx Intersectionality: A Workplace for All 

Applying an intersectional lens to inclusion policies is vital to their effectiveness. Discrimination is not one-dimensional; neither are the initiatives that combat it.​ Attend this session for tips on creating and evaluating tools and policies designed to support an intersectional workforce​. We’ll reference the latest HACR research, as well as the roles of ERGs, multi-cultural marketing, and community engagement in intersectional inclusion. 

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1:40 PM
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DE&I for Evolving Work Structures 

Over the last year, companies have come to recognize and appreciate the benefits of multi-dimensional workplaces, with employees shifting to remote work, in-person, or hybrid models. We’ll discuss how to mitigate the adverse effect of these work modes on opportunities for career advancement. Learn how companies are adapting DE&I culture and programs to dynamic work structures. 

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2:25 PM
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CEO Roundtable 

Don’t miss HACR’s flagship, exclusive panel discussion with corporate CEOs. They will discuss the importance of investing in Hispanic inclusion and how CEO buy-in is essential to the success of DE&I initiatives. 

3:30 PM
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CII Awards Ceremony and Networking Reception

SEPTEMBER 14, 2021