Hispanic & Latino/a/x Duke Alumni: Become Corporate Board Ready - Developing Your Board Resume

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Date: Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 06:00 pm - 07:30 pm EST

Location:  Virtual Zoom meeting
100 Fuqua Drive, Box 90120
Durham, North Carolina  27708
United States

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Latinos make up less than 4% of Fortune 500 board seats. Yet Latinos are a major force of the U.S. economy. Latinos accounted for 82% of the growth in U.S. labor-force participation between 2010 and 2017 and the purchasing power of the Latino community is expected to top $1.9 trillion by 2023.

The Fuqua School of Business, the Duke University Hispanic/Latino Alumni Association (DUHLAA), and DHR International have partnered on a virtual program to support getting Hispanic and Latino/a/x Duke alumni talent on private and public boards.

In this three-part webinar series, executive search experts, seasoned board directors, and board decision makers will uncover potential challenges and opportunities that apply to you and your future in board service. Attendees will walk away with a personal and tactical plan to becoming board ready.

In the second webinar, you will hear how successful board directors have created a board resume and bio to become visible for opportunities. Key differences of the CV and Board Resume will be highlighted and you will walk away with an opportunity to create your own board resume.

In Session 2 we will:

1. Engage with experienced panelists providing current Board Director and decision maker views

2. Learn key differences between the CV and Board Resume

3. Obtain an online Board Resume building tool for creating your own Board Resume

Panelists are:

  • Lisa Bacus MBA ’00, President and CEO, Oro Vista Ventures LLC; Retired EVP and Global Chief Marketing Officer, Cigna Corporation
  • Isela Bahena MBA '04, Managing Director, Infrastructure Investments, Nuveen a TIAA Company (Moderator)
  • Pedro Escudero '00, MBA '06, Founder, CIO, & CEO, DPM Capital
  • José A. Isasi '89, Partner at Chicago Office, Jones Day
  • Mario Marte MBA '03, CFO, Chewy, Inc.


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