The UPS Foundation President Eduardo Martinez to Keynote Latino Leadership Conference
MIAMI, FL – The Council for Latino Workplace Equity (CLWE) is proud to announce the appointment of Eduardo Martinez, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer of UPS and President of The UPS Foundation, as keynote speaker for the Latino Leadership Conference, which will take place August 11, 2016, in Miami, Florida.
“As the Council for Latino Workplace Equity continues to grow, we are honored to have individuals such as Eduardo Martinez support our mission of workplace equity for all Latinos,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder and Chair of the National Diversity Council.
Mr. Martinez joined UPS in 1976 as a package handler in UPS’s South Florida operation where he subsequently entered the management ranks within operations and the Industrial Engineering functions. He continued to progress steadily throughout his career, including serving as Corporate Counsel, eventually attaining his current role as President of The UPS Foundation and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer of UPS. He is responsible for its global philanthropic, employee engagement, corporate relations and diversity and inclusion programs.
“We are very grateful to Ed for his willingness to join us as keynote for this event; his story of perseverance, hard work and determination will resonate with all of us attending,” said Angeles Valenciano, CEO of the National Diversity Council. “Ed’s leadership and involvement as President of The UPS Foundation and CDIO of UPS is inspiring beyond words and illustrates the impact of this extraordinary Latino leader.”
The Latino Leadership Conference will begin at 8:00am with breakfast and networking followed by concurrent sessions addressing leadership and professional development for Latinos in the workplace. During lunch, Mr. Martinez will deliver his keynote speech while the council honors the Top Latino Leaders of 2016.
Registration for the conference is currently ongoing and can be completed at http://clwe.org/programs-events/latino-leadership-conference/2016-national-latino-leadership-conference/. For more information about the event, please contact Sofia Reed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Council for Latino Workplace Equity
The mission of the Council for Latino Workplace Equity (CLWE) is to be a trusted resource and platform to foster workplace equity for Latino talent. Through a variety of events and programs, CLWE engages in dialog and action with the Latino community on inclusion & leadership best practices. Events are currently held in Florida and Texas.
More information about the Council for Latino Workplace Equity is available at www.clwe.org.
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