Leadership Summit & Book Launch Reception

OCTOBER 15, 2022

Hosted by

Miami, Florida & Virtual

SUMMIT: 9am – 5pm EST; RECEPTION: 6pm - 8pm EST

Are you an aspiring or current leader in HR? Feeling the HR burnout? We are too …

Re-ignite your purpose and lean into your curiosity by joining our global community of HR leaders and allies as we spend the day sharing best practices, build our knowledge and connect as a community ready to take our HR leadership to the next level.  Join us as we grow, learn, inspire and rise together at all levels personally and professionally.

SAVE THE DATE

Let us know you’re planning to join us and be first to receive a coupon code for when ticket purchases go live.

Interested in sponsorship? Select the option “Sponsorship Interest” under the  “Ticket type” dropdown and a member of our team will reach out to you.


If you do not receive the confirmation message within a few minutes, please check your Junk E-mail folder.

Leadership Summit & Book Launch Reception

OCTOBER 15, 2022

Hosted by

Miami, Florida & Virtual

SUMMIT: 9am – 5pm EST; RECEPTION: 6pm - 8pm EST

We are currently in the “regular ticket” stage until September 30th.

GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY!

We are currently in the Regular Ticket stage until September 30th and we have 3 types of tickets (virtual, in person and reception only). Select the one of your preference.

IN PERSON

$250 / per ticket
  • Leadership Summit Ticket
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Evening Reception Ticket
  • Latinas Rising Up In HR Volume 2 book

VIRTUAL

$150 / per ticket
  • Online Leadership Summit Access
  • Latinas Rising Up In HR Volume 2 book

RECEPTION ONLY

$50 / per ticket
  • Book Signing Reception Ticket
  • Latinas Rising Up In HR Volume 2 book

Event Details

SPEAKERS

NETWORK

PANELISTS

GROWTH

#TogetherWeRise

#AvanzandoJuntas

Whether you plan on attending in person or virtually, come ready to listen and learn from our speakers, panelists, workshops and grow your network with our growing global HR community.

Submit your email to our “Save the Date” and receive a coupon code to purchase tickets and updates about our event details.

Looking to spend the night or weekend? Checkout our room block 5 minutes by car at the Four Points in Coral Gables. Make your reservation by clicking here. Rooms occupancy is limited.

Event schedule

  • 8:00

    Registration, Continental Breakfast & Networking

  • 8:45

    Doors open

  • 9:00

    Opening Remarks

  • 9:20

    Taking Off by Jackie Camacho Ruiz

  • 9:30

    The State of the U.S. Hispanic Segment & What It Means For Your Company by Eduardo Arabu, NHCC

  • 10:30

    DEI Change Agent: The Next Evolution

  • 10:30

    Break

  • 10:45

    HR Leaders at the TOP: Keys to YOUR HR Journey

  • 11:15

    Hybrid Your Career: Thinking outside the box by Alberto Ortega, HACR

  • 12:00

    Lunch Outside

  • 1:00

    Microaggressions & Advancing DEI by Janine Ting Jansen

  • 1:30

    Get Ahead of the Curve: Compliance, Investigations & Policies

  • 2:00

    HR Wellness Check: Burnout is Real! Wellness, Financials, Career...Where are you today? Highs, Lows & in-between…

  • 2:45

    Personal Branding: Leveraging Your Voice

  • 3:15

    Fireside Chat: The Future of Latinas Rising Up In HR

  • 3:45

    HRtina Talks

  • 5:15

    Close

  • 5:30 - 8:00

    Book Signing & Networking Reception

GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY!

VIRTUAL

$150 / per ticket
  • Online Leadership Summit Access
  • Latinas Rising Up In HR Volume 2 book

RECEPTION ONLY

$50 / per ticket
  • Book Signing Reception Ticket
  • Latinas Rising Up In HR Volume 2 book
Regular Tickets
From August 24 to September 30
Late Registration
From October 1 to 15
Virtual $150
Virtual $175
In Person $250
In Person $300

SAVE THE DATE

Let us know you’re planning to join us and be first to receive a coupon code for when ticket purchases go live.

Interested in sponsorship? Select the option “Sponsorship Interest” under the  “Ticket type” dropdown and a member of our team will reach out to you.


If you do not receive the confirmation message within a few minutes, please check your Junk E-mail folder.

We activate our purpose through our key pillars

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Opportunities

We are a community focused in sharing keys to OPEN doors of unlimited possibilities.
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Philanthropy

Scholarships & career workshops

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Elevate

Authorship, Podcasts, Social Media Highlights and Speaking Opportunities

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Networking

Join a growing global network of HR leaders and employers that become your community where #TogetherWeRise

THE BOOK

Inspirational stories of Human Resources professionals leading, thriving, and breaking barriers

Available Now! The first book of its kind showcasing amazing stories of inspiring Latinas making a change and rising up in the Human Resources field across various industries.

CONTRIBUTING AUTHORS

The Latinas Rising Up in HR Authors proudly represent 16 different countries and 280+ years of HR experience. Learn more about them below!

This five week program consists of navigating the world of HR and move through the various phases of growth and leadership:

Keys to the
Intentional YOU!

Introduction

Overview

Vision

Goals 

Door ONE

As we navigate the world of HR and move through the various phases of growth and leadership, the most effective path of support as we move forward, is this through intention. Let’s get to know one another and learn the Keys to the Intentional YOU, through our understanding of values, commitment, and personal growth.

DOOR ONE

Keys to the
Empowered YOU!

Focusing on YOU

Planning

1:1 Sessions

 

DOOR TWO

Being empowered in a woman’s life and career means self-discovery, purpose and owning your vision. Recognize opportunities that may exist and shape your career by diving deep into your vision and building upon what truly makes your heart sing.

DOOR TWO

Keys to the
Confident YOU!

Training

Building Key Skills

 

 

DOOR THREE

As women, we work through fears and self-doubts

as we explore new opportunities and face new challenges. During this session we will bring a circle of leaders in the HR profession to discussrelationship building and effective communication as Keys to the Confident you!

DOOR THREE

Keys to the
Authentic YOU!

Performance feedback

Collaboration

 

 

DOOR FOUR

Growth means showing up as the genuine you, in all areas and steps of your HR journey. Hear from experienced professionals and receive their insight as you prepare and take part in a Mock interview with your mentors.

DOOR FOUR

Keys to Unleash the
Leader in YOU!

Presentation

Guest Speaker

Acknowledgement

LinkedIn Endorsement 

DOOR FIVE

Build your brand with what you have learned in this programand bring others along to receive the keys to each of the passages. Move forward in your HR leadership journey with intention, and let your self-discovery, purpose and confidence drive your success. Practice at applying what you have learned and continue personal development that supports your vision and develops your brand as a valued leader.

DOOR FIVE

Introduction to the Program & Overview: What to Expect out of this program

We have come together to design a mentorship program with you in mind. This is an opportunity to be vocal, ask questions and be present. The benefits of mentorship is beyond meeting interesting people; it's having meaningful conversations with trusted advisors.

Together we are adding to your foundation for leading with intention and authenticity to achieve your own accomplishments. Our goal is to empower all participants to gain their set of keys to success and continue to open doors of unlimited possibilities.

This five week program consists of navigating the world of HR and move through the various phases of growth and leadership:

Keys to the

INTENTIONAL YOU!

Keys to the

Empowered YOU!

Keys to the

Confident YOU!

Keys to the

Authentic YOU!

Keys to Unleash the

Leader in YOU!

Agenda

**All times are in CST and will be recorded**

9:30 - 10:00 am | Networking Time

Connect with us!

10:00 - 10:15 am | Welcome & Kick-off

Priscilla Guasso CEO & Founder of Latinas Rising Up In HR

 

Come ready to experience the infectious engergy brought forth by our Founder and Leader as she shares the future vision of Latinas Rising Up In HR. You will definitely want to take notes and take advantage of all the perks that your virtual ticket will provide you through the end of this year and into the next. Her heart is focused on your development and growth to ensure we all grow together. Foundational to who we are as an organization, she will share how we will continue to put our purpose into action. LRUIHR Purpopse: Creating a community of Latinas in HR (and allies) sharing their keys of HR knowledge and success to O-P-E-N doors of unlimited possibilities!

10:15 - 10:30 am | Keynote Speaker: “Being in Balance: Crafting a Life of Purpose and Fulfillment”

Valerie Hope CEO Connect to Joy, LLC

 

Are you tired of the endless juggling act between work and life? This transformative session goes beyond theory, offering actionable insights that empower you to reshape your life with purpose and fulfillment. Through relatable personal stories and powerful insights, you will bridge the gap between your aspirations and your reality. You’ll learn to navigate the complex landscape of emotions, purpose, and courage. You’ll gain a clear understanding of how to infuse passion and purpose into every aspect of your life. Discover the secrets to embracing self-awareness and identifying what truly brings you alive. From forging purpose-driven connections to unleashing your creative courage, this keynote equips you with practical tools to live a life that’s not just balanced, but deeply meaningful. You’ll walk away inspired and ready to embark on your own journey of transformative balance. It’s time to step into a life where passion and purpose harmonize, creating a symphony of fulfillment in every endeavor. In this session, you will:

 

  • Equip yourself with strategies that empower you to thrive amidst life’s changes. Uncover what really matters to you and use it for top-notch decision-making.
  • Forge a roadmap that merges your individuality with professional endeavors, fostering lasting equilibrium and purpose.
10:30 - 11:00 am | Speaker: Current State of Latinas

Sandra Noemi Torres Founder & President of United Latinas

 

Gain foundational knowledge on what the current state of Latinas in today’s workforce looks like. Sandra leads as co-founder of United Latinas and shares statistics of where we are, trends and perspective on where to go next to make impact. We’re thrilled to have a partner with this organization to further understand our community landscape.

11:00 - 11:30 am | Speaker: Help! I’m an HR Team of One

Arely Lagunas CEO, Evolve HR Leadership Consulting

 

We get it. Sometimes it can feel like you’re on an island. Join us as contributing author Arely Lagunas walks us through best practices to keep your team of one afloat. Wearing different hats can be extremely difficult and during this session we’ll cut straight to the chase on what to focus on.

11:30 - 12:30 pm | Panel: Navigating your NEXT

Moderator: Myriam Del Angel – Vice President, HR North America at Randstad

Alana Tanguma Withers – Vice President of HR at EssilorLuxottica

Barbara King – Director of HR at Best Roofing

Rae Ali – HR Executive Professional

Join us for an engaging panel discussion. In this illuminating session, seasoned HR professionals will come together to share their insights, experiences, and strategies for charting a successful course in the ever-evolving world of Human Resources. Our distinguished panelists will explore various aspects of HR career development, including career advancement opportunities, skillsets essential for the future HR professional, staying relevant in a rapidly changing landscape, and how to overcome common career challenges. Join us for an enlightening discussion that will help you chart a clear and successful course in your HR career.

12:30 - 1:30 pm | Panel: Real Talk…who can truly keep it all together? (working moms/aging parents)

Moderator: Edith Pacheco Ari Paz – Sr. Director of HR at CNA Kayla

Castro Kruger – Director of HR at Hyatt

Monica Gaona – Assistant Director of HR at Waldorf Astoria

 

In this heartfelt session, we bring together remarkable individuals who have embarked on the unique and challenging journey of balancing the responsibilities of working mothers and caring for aging parents. Our panelists, better known in their families as real-life heroes, will share their personal stories, insights, and invaluable tips on navigating the often complex and emotionally demanding roles of juggling career, family, caregiving and themselves. Through open and honest conversations, we’ll explore the joys and struggles, triumphs and challenges faced by those who gracefully manage the intricate dance of motherhood and elder care. Together, we’ll explore what it takes to navigate the beautiful chaos of ‘keeping it all together.'”

1:30 - 2:00 pm | Award Winners Announced

Master of Ceremony: Ariana Paz – Sr. Director of HR at CNA

Brenda Sanchez Pineda – Director of HR North America (US and Canada) at Robertet Group

 

Embedded in the fabric of our purpose as an organization, Latinas Rising Up In HR uses proceeds of our published book to give forward scholarships to undergradute, graduate and current HR professionals looking to Rise Up to their dreams to advance in HR. Celebrate with us as we announce our winners of our scholarships and suprise one of our Authors with our annual Leadership Award for demonstrating our values throughout the past year.

Myriam Del Angel – Vice President, HR North America at Randstad

Lisa Farell – Managing Director, North America at MeetYoo

Yared Oliveros – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leader at Tesla

 

In this illuminating session, our panelists will delve into the latest trends and cutting-edge technologies shaping the HR landscape. From AI-driven recruitment and workforce analytics to employee experience enhancement through digital tools, this panel will uncover the transformative impact of technology on HR practices. Join us for an enlightening conversation that bridges the gap between HR and technology.

2:30 - 3:30 pm | Panel: Always Learning: HR Development Best Practices for You

Moderator: Arlene Rodriguez Stephanie Martinez – CEO, Empowered Leadership Consulting Group, LLC

Ilenia Herrera Lutz – Global Director of Talent Acquisition at Duck Creek Technologies

Naysa Aparicio-Hernandez – Chief Human Resources Officer at RJW Logistics Group

 

In this engaging session, we bring together experts and thought leaders in the field of Human Resources to delve into the exciting world of professional development within HR. Our esteemed panelists will share their knowledge and experiences, offering a deep dive into the most effective strategies and practices for continuous learning and growth in HR. From cultivating essential skills to staying up-to-date with industry trends, this panel will explore the pathways to becoming a dynamic and agile HR professional. Whether you are a seasoned HR veteran seeking to enhance your skillset or an aspiring HR enthusiast eager to embark on a learning journey, this panel discussion is designed to provide you with practical insights and actionable takeaways.

3:30 - 4:00 pm | Closing Remarks

Irma Reyes, Director of Human Resources and Staff Engagement at Southern New England Conference, United Church of Christ 

 

Irma Reyes leads collaboratively with Executive staff for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the HR function of her organization. She is a dedicated HR professional, with a strong background in federal and state employment laws, DEI programs and training, compliance issues, employee relations and employment discrimination investigations in both private and public sectors. During her closing remarks be inspired by her heart to serve and ability to motivate our inner desires to achieve our dreams and beyond.

Event Details

SPEAKERS

NETWORK

PANELISTS

GROWTH

Join us as we strengthen our knowledge from our speakers, panelists, workshops and grow together as one global HR community.

#TogetherWeRise

#AvanzandoJuntas

Virtual Room Networking Breakout Topics:

  • Navigating DEI & Scotus
  • Data & People Analytics
  • In Transition? Let’s Unite!
  • Talent: What Rocks Are You Looking Under?
  • Development: Let’s Discuss HR Skills

On-Demand Recorded Workshops

  • Help!  I’m an HR Team of One
  • DEI Staying Ahead of the Curve
  • Mental Health in the Workplace
  • LRUIHR, Join Our Continued Legacy
  • Workplace Compliance & Legal Updates
  • 9:30 - 10:00 AM

    Join us in the Networking Lounge to kick-off our time together.

  • 10:00 - 10:15 AM

    Welcome From Our Founder, Priscilla Guasso

  • 10:15 - 10:30 AM

    Keynote Speaker: Valerie Hope CEO Connect to Joy, LLC “Being in Balance: Crafting a Life of Purpose and Fulfillment"

  • 10:30 - 11 AM

    Speaker: "Current State of Latinas" by Sandra Noemi Torres, Founder & President of United Latinas

  • 11:00 - 11:30 PM

    Help! I’m an HR Team of One

  • 11:30 – 12:30

    Navigating Your NEXT

  • 12:30 – 1:30 PM

    Real Talk...Who Can Truly Keep It All Together?

  • 1:30 - 2:00 PM:

    Scholarships & 2023 Leadership Award Winner Announced

  • 2:00 - 2:30 PM

    HR Trends & Technology

  • 2:30 - 3:30 PM

    Always Learning: Development Best Practices for You

  • 3:30 PM

    Closing Remarks from Irma Reyes, Contributing Author Volume 1 and HR Director