HISPANIC LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
In person with livestream
Networking Breakfast for leaders to meet and connect prior to the fruitful day of discussions and workshops.
9:00 – 9:05 AM CT Welcome Remarks
An introduction to the South Central Regional Hispanic Promise Summit summarizing an overview of the objectives of the day and next steps that will follow the learnings of the summit.
Speaker: Claudia Romo Edelman, Founder & CEO, We Are All Human
9:05 – 9:15 AM CT Host Keynote
Speaker: David Gibbs, CEO, Yum! Brands
A-Z of Hispanic Data, Insights and Trends
9:20 – 9:30 AM CT Trends in the US Latino Population
Hispanics represent nearly 20% of the US population with projections toward 25% in the next 30 years. With the force for growth in the US, this presentation will focus on trends across the community to understand the current state and what to expect in the future, from demographics, to buying power and more.
Speaker: Roberto Ramirez, Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau
9:30 – 9:40 AM CT Data Overview of the South Central Region
An overview of the key facts and figures about the region’s Hispanic community, including key issues and opportunities.
Speaker: Mike Rosa, SVP Economic Development, Dallas Regional Chamber
9:40 – 9:50 AM CT Decoding Hispanic Workplace Expectations
Hispanics are a multicultural and important part of the US population. They represent not only growth but also power and energy to thrive. Nevertheless they are often misrepresented and face unique barriers. Join us to learn more about the current sentiment of and key barriers faced by the Hispanic community, particularly within our region.
Speaker: Lili Gil Valletta, CEO & Co-Founder, CIEN+
9:50 – 9:55 AM CT Importance of the Region
Speaker: Marty Martinez, CEO & Founder, Social Revolt Agency & Hispanic Star Dallas Hub Leader
9:55 – 10:05 AM CT Hispanic Star Spotlight: Why Aligned Leadership Matters
Speaker: Nina Vaca, CEO & Chairwoman, Pinnacle Group; Entrepreneur in Residence
10:10 – 10:50 AM CT Equipping the Workforce of the Future
Understanding some key skills and industries of the future, what will it take to ensure that access to education and skilling opportunities are available across the Hispanic community? From early education, to mentorships, to partnerships with academic institutions or community organizations and to professional development, how can we provide access to quality education and development opportunities? What is corporate America’s role? Let’s explore.
Moderator: Delia Gutierrez McLaughlin, Principal Engagement Lead, Amazon Web Services
Decent Work & Economic Growth
10:50 – 11:00 AM CT Hispanic Star Spotlight: Thinking Ahead
Speaker: Rodolfo Dominguez, Managing Director, Deloitte
11:00 – 11:40 AM CT Successful Workplaces of the Future – For Entrepreneurs & Corporate America
Corporate America is playing catch up on how to best support and elevate the workforce of the future, the Hispanic community. From ensuring they have properly skilled employees, having diverse representation from their boards to entry level talent, and contracting diverse suppliers, it is imperative to have strategies to develop employees, partner with entrepreneurs, and prepare for the evolving workforce that becomes more Latino by the day. How can corporate America be prepared? How can entrepreneurs and talent be prepared? How can these business ecosystems work together? Let’s discuss!
Moderator: Andre Arbelaez, SVP Business Development, Dimiour & President & CEO of the Hispanic C-Suite Corporate Council
11:40 – 12:00 PM CT Hispanic Star Spotlight: A National Lens
12:00 – 12:40 PM CT Latina Leaders: Closing the Gap
Latinas are the key to the success of the Hispanic community. Yet, Latinas are one of the lowest paid groups in the country, largely underrepresented and misrepresented in media, and relatively absent from key industries. In fact, Latina Equal Pay Day was moved back over a month this year to reflect the massive pay gap. How do we elevate Latinas and help them flourish? What cultural, societal and economic paths have brought successful Latinas to the top? This session will be a conversation among Latinas in leadership positions to share their career journey and experiences as a Latina and discuss best practices for supporting the advancement of Latinas in the workplace and beyond.
Moderator: Gaby Natale, President, AGANARmedia
Good Health & Well-Being
12:40 – 1:20 PM CT Elevating Health & Wellness
Coming out of the global pandemic, health and wellness has been a prioritized discussion over the last two years. From farmers to businessmen, various areas of health and well-being have been under the microscope, from mental health, to access to healthcare, to activating healthy lifestyles through sport and physical activity. What is inhibiting best practices in these areas for the Hispanic community? What are some key barriers that have been faced by the community and what can be done to address these? This conversation will explore this.
Moderator: Norma Garcia, Anchor, Telemundo
1:20 – 1:30 PM CT Morning Session Close & Recap
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
1:45 – 2:25 PM CT Luncheon Program
A discussion on the importance of inclusion and diversity in sports, from the front office to the field. The role of Hispanics in sports yesterday, today and tomorrow.
Moderator: Dale Petroskey, President & CEO, Dallas Regional Chamber
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Mobilizing Corporate America
3:00 – 3:05 PM CT Welcome Back
Speaker: Claudia Romo Edelman, Founder & CEO, We Are All Human
3:05 – 3:50 PM CT Hispanic Promise Panel
A gathering of C-Suite Execs who have signed the Hispanic Promise, committing to take action to prepare, hire, promote, retain or celebrate Hispanics in the workplace.
Together we will explore how to effectively reach accurate representation, get to know about the important work being done and highlight the importance of leading with purpose.
Moderator: Victor Arias, Managing Director, Diversified Search
3:50 – 4:30 PM CT Hispanic Star: Reaching the Hispanic Community
The Hispanic consumer is slowly gaining well-deserved recognition for the impact and growth that they represent, across sector and industry! This conversation will explore how to effectively reach and accurately represent this growing consumer base as a win-win-win for all? How can this engagement also elevate and better support community advancement?
Moderator: Jorge Ferraez, Publisher, Latino Leaders Magazine
4:30 – 5:00 PM CT Elevating the Hispanic Narrative: Hispanic Heritage Month
5:00 – 5:15 PM CT Hispanic Star Dallas Hub Celebration
Don’t miss a celebratory tasty toast honoring the support of the Hispanic Star Dallas Hub to activate in the community. Brought to you by Avondale & Licor 43
5:15 – 5:30 PM CT Closing Session Segment
Gather back together for final thoughts and calls to action.
5:30PM – 8:00PM CT
Reception with Latino Career Assessments at the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters. REGISTER HERE
Managing Director, Diversified Search Group
President & CEO, USHCC
CEO, Yum Brands
President & CEO, Avocados from Mexico
President & CEO, Dallas Regional Chamber
Chairman & CEO, Pinnacle Group
Avocados from Mexico
CEO & President, Hispanic C-Suite Corporate Council
Publisher, Latino Leaders
Principal & Strategy, LERMA/
Director Of Retail Sales, PepsiCo
Founder & CEO, Social Revolt
President, AGANAR Media
Community Impact Marketing Specialist, Telemundo39
President & Foundert, Ketsali
Director & Communications, George W. Bush Center