2018 HACR Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers™
2017 Annual HACR Symposium: Tuesday LunchKeynote Speaker: The Honorable Henry Cisneros, Executive Chairman, CityView
2017 Annual HACR Symposium: Monday LunchPanelists:
• Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors Company
• Cid Wilson, President & CEO, HACR
2017 Annual HACR Symposium: Alliance for Board Diversity (ABD) PanelThe Alliance for Board Diversity (ABD) is a collaboration of four leading national organizations - Catalyst, The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR), and Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc. (LEAP), working together to advance women, African-Americans, Hispanics, and Asians, in boardrooms across Corporate America.
Panelists discussed the state of woman and minorities on corporate boards and how they are working on making the business case for diversity and inclusion in the boardroom. Panelists also shared insights from the Missing Pieces Report: The 2016 Board Diversity Census of Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards.
Moderator: Jorge A. Plasencia, Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO, República
• Linda Akutagawa, President and CEO, Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc.
• Deborah Gillis, President and CEO, Catalyst
• Ronald C. Parker, President and CEO, The Executive Leadership Council
• Cid Wilson, President and CEO, HACR
2017 HACR CEO RoundtableThe HACR CEO Roundtable provides a forum for CEOs of top Fortune 500 and HACR Corporate Member companies to discuss best practices related to inclusive employment and retention strategies, increasing Hispanic consumer market outreach and brand loyalty, and diversity in the corporate boardroom.
The discussion centers on each of the participant’s respective companies’ Hispanic inclusion strategies and the role diversity plays at the different levels of their organizations. They also discuss the challenges they see regarding the advancement of Hispanics in Corporate America.
Norma García, Journalist & TV Anchor, Telemundo 39
• Mark Fields, (Former) President and CEO, Ford Motor Company
• Keith Allman, President and CEO, Masco Corp.
• Ralph W. Babb, Jr., Chairman and CEO, Comerica, Inc.
2017 HACR Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers™
Detroit 2017: HACR Annual Programs and Symposium Promo
Joint CDS/CEF/CAS/YHCA Closing Reception and DinnerThe HACR Annual Programs brings together a collection of the nation’s most influential Hispanic leaders and corporate executives in order to discuss and identify effective strategies for advancing Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America. Along with this, the programs act as a catalyst in developing the next generation of leaders of Hispanic descent. HACR offers Corporate America direct access to the Hispanic community - its talent, entrepreneurs, and leadership. In turn, this creates a forum to ensure corporate responsibility and market reciprocity for the nation's Hispanic population.
HACR’s Programs, Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers™, Corporate Achievers Summit™, Corporate Executives Forum™, and Corporate Directors Summit™, are one of the many factors that set HACR apart from most nonprofit organizations. Each category is tailored to the specific needs of the Corporate Members for growth using tools such as discussion forums and training sessions. This closing reception and dinner for the Joint CDS/CDF/CAS/YHCA was an opportunity to praise all of the hard work and advancement achieved throughout the years.
HACR 30th Anniversary Gala– Mandarin Oriental, Washington, D.C.This past May, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) celebrated 30 years of excellence and success at their 30th Anniversary Gala. The Mandarin Orient Hotel in the nation’s capital hosted this lavish White-Tie event sponsored by Target, to celebrate the organization’s efforts, recognize Corporate Members, and host honorable guest speakers.
Since May 1, 1986 HACR has worked with companies across Corporate America to address the lack of Hispanic inclusion on corporate boards and in the C-suite. The 30th Anniversary Gala was an opportunity to salute the commitment of Corporate Members of HACR to diversity and Hispanic inclusion. HACR’s work would not be possible without the support of its Corporate Members. In the next years, HACR will continue to work with companies to advance Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America.
2016 HACR CEO RoundtableThe HACR CEO Roundtable provides a forum for CEOs of top Fortune 500 and HACR Corporate Member companies to discuss best practices related to inclusive employment and retention strategies, increasing Hispanic consumer market outreach and brand loyalty, and diversity in the corporate board room.
The discussion centers on each of the participant’s respective companies’ Hispanic inclusion strategies and the role diversity plays at the different levels of their organizations. They share personal anecdotes and the benefits of making a business case for Hispanic inclusion. They also discuss the challenges they see regarding the advancement of Hispanics in Corporate America and much more.
2016 HACR Symposium Business Session: Procurement RoundtableAs one of HACR’s four pillars, Procurement is an important issue when it comes to discussing diversity initiatives in Corporate America. The Procurement Roundtable brings together Procurement experts from a diverse set of companies to talk about the latest insights and trends as they pertain to Hispanic suppliers, capital formation, small business investment, and the expansion of diverse contracts and partnerships.
Among the topics discussed: What new initiatives the panelists’ respective companies are employing to increase Hispanic procurement spend and support the growth of Hispanic-owned businesses, what insights they can offer into addressing the challenges of corporate partnerships with Hispanic suppliers, do they have any initiatives geared towards female Hispanic entrepreneurs and business owners, and new areas of opportunity in supplier diversity.
2016 HACR Symposium Series: Latina Power ExecutivesLatinas control 90 percent of the consumer-buying decisions in the Latino household, which amounts to over $1.3
trillion dollars in buying-power, yet that power is not reflected in Corporate America, especially in the C-suite, where
Hispanic women are among the most underrepresented groups. The Latina Power Executives series is a staple of
the HACR Annual Symposium. This panel will feature some of the highest-ranking Latina executives in Corporate
Among the topics panelists will discuss are their personal and professional journeys to the top, the best career
advice they’ve ever received, their own advice for aspiring C-suite Latinas and female executives, and their
perspective on increasing the number of Latinas in power positions in Corporate America.
2016 HACR Symposium Business Session: Industry Spotlight- Diversity and the Business of SportsEach year HACR aims to shine a spotlight on Hispanic inclusion as it pertains to a particular industry. The 2016 HACR Industry Spotlight will shine on the sports industry. The Diversity and the Business of Sports panel will feature several key sports industry experts from in and outside of major sports organizations in a candid conversation surrounding the current state and future of diversity and inclusion in the sports industry. The panelists will share their thoughts on impacting business outcomes through their approach to diversity and inclusion.
Among the topics discussed: their views on Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America, specifically within the sport industry, strides their organizations are making towards attracting, retaining and developing Hispanic talent, how diversity has driven business results, key initiatives engaging the Hispanic consumer market and Hispanic employees, and more. Participants will be able to engage with the panelists through a Q&A session immediately following the presentation.
2016 HACR Symposium Series: C-Suite RoundtableThe C-Suite Roundtable is an annual feature of the HACR Symposium. This series features C-level Hispanic executives who have achieved an extraordinary level of success at their respective companies. Panelists share their career challenges, victories, and major turning points on their paths to the C-Suite. This panel brings the audience into the “living room” of these executives to engage in a candid conversation about the panelists as professionals, individuals, and members of the Hispanic community.
Among other topics, panelists will discuss key leadership traits they consider “must-haves” in order to be successful, what they look for in executives they work for and/or hire, career stumbling blocks they have overcome, and the role of mentors, advisors, and sponsors. Audience members will have an opportunity to engage the panelists in a Q&A session immediately following the discussion.
HACR 30th Anniversary Video
2016 HACR Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers™
30 Years of Advancing Hispanic Inclusion – Join the Conversation
HACR Responds To Derogatory Remarks By Donald TrumpHACR held a press conference today at the National Press Club denouncing the statements made by Donald Trump during his New York City press conference on June 16 and his subsequent “double-down” statements in recent days. His remarks about Mexican Americans and immigrants were insulting, offensive, and disparaging to Hispanics and to all who know the truth about the long and positive history of Hispanic contributions in the U.S.
2015 HACR Symposium Business Session: Emerging Opportunities for Tomorrow’s WorkforceThe Emerging Opportunities for Tomorrow’s Workforce panel featured experts representing fields offering promising career paths for individuals at all levels. The panel explored approaches companies are taking to build awareness about new jobs being created and skill sets needed for tomorrow’s workforce. Among the topics panelists discussed were the fields that will yield new opportunities, the degrees and skills that offer a competitive advantage in the labor market, and
challenges the Hispanic community faces in developing suitable graduates and candidates for emerging fields.
Maria Alvarez, Partner, Engineering Shared Services, Information Platform Group Applications, and
Services Group, Microsoft Corporation
Joel Martinez, MVP, Enterprise Services and Staff, Capital One
Mark Palmenter, Staff Vice President, Multicultural Strategy & Marketing, Anthem, Inc.
Michael Treviño, Principal, Treviño & Co. and Representative for American Petroleum Institute (API)
Moderated by: Amy Hinojosa, President and CEO of MANA, A National Latina Organization
Sponsored by: Microsoft
2015 HACR CEO RoundtableThe HACR CEO Roundtable provides a forum for the highest-ranking executives of HACR’s Corporate Member companies to discuss best practices related to inclusive employment and retention strategies. The conversation also discusses increasing Hispanic consumer market brand loyalty, as well as diversity and inclusion in the areas of procurement, philanthropy, and governance.
Ralph de la Vega, President & CEO, AT&T Mobile & Business Solutions
Arnold W. Donald, President & CEO, Carnival Corporation & plc
Moderated by: Norma García, Award Winning Journalist & News Anchor, Telemundo Dallas