PRSA-LA: Unconscious Bias Discussion

Thank you to PRSA Los Angeles chapter for inviting me to speak to the group about Unconscious Bias in the workplace. The interactive workshop focused the three main characteristics of UB: safety, familiarity and success. We discussed not only the importance of creating awareness, but taking the necessary steps in managing these blind spot. It’s been…

Leadership Habits Book Launch

I’m incredibly proud and grateful to be part of a group of 7 Latino authors from different personal and professional backgrounds working together to share knowledge. Six of the seven got together in Los Angeles to celebrate the launch of Leadership Habits. The book is an inspiring look at overcoming odds, reaching goals and staying…

PRSA NY: Diversity & Inclusion 

It was my pleasure to be the moderator for such a distinguished group of guest speakers: Barri Rafferty, CEO North America at Ketchum Judith Harrison, SVP, Staffing and Diversity & Inclusion, Weber Shandwick Ripa Rashid, EVP, Center For Talent Innovation We discussed building a successful Diversity and Inclusion program in the workplace that’s commited to…

Diversity in the Newsroom

I was invited by Collectivo to lead a lecture on Diversity in the Newsroom: How minority representation changes the way news is presented. The presentation included how Communication professionals can assist journalists in achieving diversity & inclusion goals. Collectivo is a Phoenix area group created to fill the gap of networking events among Latino marketing…