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October 31st, The Record, Bentonville, AR

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Overview

The Latino Business Speakers Bureau is hosting the first annual LatinXNA Empowerment Forum, an event focused on catalyzing LatinX empowerment throughout the region and recognizing Northwest Arkansas organizations and individuals who are leading the way in empowering LatinX talent.

Explore the effectiveness of your Diversity and Inclusion programs in maximizing the investment return to the business, including benefiting the Latino ERG programs.

Connect to a #LatinXNA community of leaders, professional, and students.

Learn essential inclusive practices for developing and retaining top Latino talent.

Commit to intentional, measurable, actions using the LatinXNA commitment cards.

 
 
Agenda

9-9:30am

Breakfast & Networking

9:30-10am

Panel Discussion 1

Corporate Leadership required to Achieve Latino Empowerment

Break

10:15-10:45am

Panel Discussion 2

Personal Leadership required to Achieve Latino Empowerment

10:45-11:15pm

Call to Action Breakouts

11:30-12:15pm

Lunch & Networking

12:30-1pm

Key Note Address & Q&A

1-1:30pm

Corporate Leadership required to Achieve Latino Empowerment

LatinXNA Awards Presentation

Speakers
 
Keynote Address
Manny Fernandez

Office Managing Partner, KPMG Dallas

Board Member, KPMG's National Diversity Advisory Board

Learn diversity and inclusion best practices from Manny Fernandez, and his personal story about immigrating to the US from Cuba and his meteoric rise to KMPG leadership. Along the way, Manny found time to invest personally in mentoring and sponsoring others, leading (forming, transforming) ERG and building strategic community partnerships. Growing leadership talent in partner roles.

Panel Discussion 1
Corporate Leadership required to Achieve Latino Empowerment:
Hear our esteemed panelists share their insights about the Corporate Leadership required to achieve Latino empowerment and what they are doing or have done within their respective roles and companies.
Moderator
Raymond Arroyo

Managing Partner of the Latino Business Speakers Bureau 

Former Chief Diversity Officer, Aetna

Chairman of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Esteemed Panelists
Shelley Simpson

Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.

Gisel Ruiz

Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Sam's Club

Manny Fernandez

Office Managing Partner, KPMG Dallas

Board Member, KPMG's National Diversity Advisory Board

Panel Discussion 2
Personal Leadership required to Achieve Latino Empowerment:
Hear panelists share their insights about the Personal Leadership required to achieve Latino empowerment and what they are doing or have done within their respective roles and companies.
Moderator
Jorge Ferraez

President & Publisher, Latino Leaders Magazine

Lideres Mexicanos Magazine

Esteemed Panelists
Raymond Arroyo

Managing Partner of the Latino Business Speakers Bureau 

Former Chief Diversity Officer, Aetna

Chairman of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Betty Uribe

International Best-Selling Author, Financial Services Executive, Value-Based Leader and Speaker

Lisa Lightner

Executive Director, Talent Acquisition & Development 

Washington Regional Medical Center

David Collins

Account Executive and Partner, Grandslam Performance Associates 

 
Awards
Business Trailblazer Award
Nonprofit Trailblazer Award
Education Trailblazer Award
Media Trailblazer Award
Community Trailblazer Award
 
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