HireACane Academy

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HireACane Academy: The Future is Female, our annual two-day recruiter conference and retreat, will examine a variety of topics focusing on female leadership and challenges women experience in recruiting and the workplace. Sessions will allow attendees to engage in meangingful conversations and learn from experienced recruiters and University of Miami faculty and staff. Students will also share their expertise during a panel and reverse consulting sessions. Register now!

Academy Schedule

Thursday, June 21

Registration and Breakfast
8:00-8:30 am

Welcome and Introductions
8:30-9:00am

Morning Keynote Speaker: Women in Technology
Virginia Lee, VP Technology, M&A Strategy, Nielsen 
9:00-11:00 am     

Faculty Panel
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Lunch
12:00-1:00 pm

Afternoon Breakout Sessions
1:00-3:00 pm

  • Sexual Harassment in Recruiting & the Workplace, Dr. Claire Oueslati-Porter, UM Faculty, Women's & Gender Studies 
  • Unconscious Bias, Dave Ong, Senior Director, Corporate Recruiting, Maximus
  • Employer Brand vs. Talent Brand, Tina Lam, Corporate Talent Acquisition, Carnival Corporation
  • The Future of Automation & Technology in the Workplace, Denise Mendez, Systems Engineer, Magic Leap

Afternoon Keynote: Talent & Diversity: Citi’s Initiatives in Latam and Around the World
Montserrat Garrido, CITI, Latin America TTS Marketing Head 
3:00-4:30 pm

Evening Reception, Perez Art Museum Miami
5:00-8:00pm

Friday, June 22

Breakfast & Student Panel
8:30-10:30am

Reverse Consulting Sessions with UM Students
10:30am-12:00pm