The EmPower Hour With Magda Yrizarry | Strategies and Insights to Achieve Leadership Success
Monday, May 5, 2014 from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM (EDT)
How Focused Should You Be In Going After Your Career Goals?
Don't Miss This Powerful Conversation Where Magda Will Discuss:
- Key Leadership Qualities Needed for Success
- Development of Your Unique Leadership Style
- Personal and Professional Brand Management
- The Importance of Networking
Ms. Yrizarry is Verizon’s chief talent and diversity officer. She is responsible for the development and implementation of Verizon’s global diversity, recruitment, executive development and succession planning strategies.
Prior to her current assignment, Yrizarry was vice president - Workplace Culture, Diversity and Compliance for Verizon, responsible for strategic HR issues and policies relating to diversity, ethics, safety and workplace programs.
Yrizarry has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility including executive director for public policy and strategic alliances, responsible for Verizon’s key national stakeholder relationships and outreach efforts with multicultural communities, senior citizen and disabled constituencies. Prior to that, she served as director of operations and national workforce development programs for the Verizon Foundation where she was responsible for the organization’s $75 million budget and overseeing a workforce development portfolio that included scholarships, diversity initiatives and economic development projects. She joined Verizon in 1990 as a manager of educational relations with oversight of corporate responsibility and education initiatives.
Yrizarry represents Verizon on the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility. She is a founding member of 100 Hispanic Women, an alumnus of the National Hispana Leadership Institute, chairperson of ASPIRA of New York and Executive Board member of the ASPIRA Association. Yrizarry holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Cornell University.
About The EmPower Hour
In these 50-minute sessions, participants will have an opportunity to engage with thought leaders, industry experts and successful individuals who will share their insight, practical advice and tips to educate, encourage and empower you! Our speakers include Corporate Executives, Entrepreneurs, Executive Coaches, Professors, Authors and Others!
The virtual, yet intimate, sessions will focus on many of the prominent topics affecting Latinas in their personal lives, careers and businesses. Topics range from career management, to finances and health, and much more.
When & Where
Proud To Be Latina
Encouraging Latinas To Rise To Their Full Potential!
Created to help Latinas banish self-doubt and break self-imposed barriers, Proud to Be Latina is a personal and professional development network that educates, empowers and encourages Latinas to rise to their full potential.
From providing a forum where Latinas can connect, to offering strategies for personal and professional advancement, Proud To Be Latina offers knowledge-based programs to help Latinas reach the highest levels of success and make an impact in their organizations and communities.
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