2021 LATINO Ideas Festival

Here’s the agenda of our online event on June 3

about diversity in Corporate America

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On Thursday, June 3 at 2-4 PM EST, LATINO Magazine will present the 2021 LATINO Ideas
Festival. This will be a series of online panels on the subject of diversity and support for the
Latino community in Corporate America presented on Latinometro.com. Attendance is free of
charge.

 

Register Today: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/latino-magazine-presents-
2021-latino-ideas-festival-tickets-154787362167

2:00-2:30 PM EST Introduction to the 2021 LATINO Ideas Festival


The event will begin with a welcome by LATINO Magazine Editor and Publisher Alfredo
Estrada, followed by a one-on -one conversation with one of the top Latinos in Corporate
America, David Velazquez, President and CEO, Pepco Holdings.


2:30-3:15 PM EST Defining Diversity


Our first panel will explore Diversity, Equity & Inclusion programs with panelists from some of
the leading companies in Corporate America. Participants include:


Eugene Kelly
VP, Global Diversity & Inclusion
Colgate Palmolive 


Calline Sanchez 
VP, IBM Global TSS Service Planning and Premium Support
IBM


Valerie Love
Chief Human Resources Officer, North America Operating Unit
Coca-Cola


Susanne Cappendijk
President
EDSnaps.org

Sheryl Battles
Vice President, Global Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement
Pitney Bowes
Sheryl.battles@pitneybowes.com


Moderator: Rafael Romero, LATINO Magazine

3:15-4:00 PM EST   2021 Latino 100


Our second panel will include companies from our 2021 Latino 100 listing and discuss how they
continued their support for the Latino community through the pandemic. Participants include:

Laura Birk
Head of Human Resources
Barilla America


Elia Quintana
Director of Stakeholder Relations 
American Petroleum Institute (API)


Nichole Fernandes
Manager, Stakeholder Strategy Outreach
Pepco


Jorge Martel
VP and General Manager, Puerto Rico
T-Mobile


Moderator: Dalia Almanza Smith, LATINO Magazine

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