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Tuesday, October 3 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hiring Focused on Diversity and Inclusion

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How does having a diverse workforce further a company’s goals? Technology has made global communications accessible, making it viable to have a diverse workforce. Input from a diverse team creates empathy for a wider customer base, giving understanding to individual needs in other cultures. This panel is a variety of examples of how having an accomplished and multicultural workforce will provide your company an advantage in your market. 

*Dress code restricts shorts, athletic wear, baseball caps and flip-flops. 


Moderators
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Sheryl Tullis

President, Women in Wireless
Sheryl Tullis is known for challenging boundaries. From West Point to military information systems to tech marketing leader, Her career spans P&G, Microsoft, and mobile experience agencies. Now she creates meaningful, measurable customer experiences as a Partner at Launch... Read More →

Speakers
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Daryl J. Campbell

President and CEO, Goodwill
Daryl is the President and CEO of Goodwill. Founded in 1923, Seattle Goodwill has been an integral part of our community for 90 years. Their mission is to provide free job training and education to those in need, they continue to help change people’s lives for the better. With 24 retail thrift stores and nine Job Training and Education Centers throughout the region, they provide free classes and support services to people in need, serving over 6,000 people this past fiscal year. Seattle... Read More →
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Michelle Gonzalez

Lecturer, University of Washington
Michelle Gonzalez earned joint degrees in 1994, a JD from University of California, Berkeley School of Law and an MPA from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. Prior to graduate school, Ms. Gonzalez worked on voter registration and political campaigns in largely minority communities in Los Angeles, and was staff in a California State Senate office. After completing her joint degree, Ms. Gonzalez began her legal career in Seattle as an associate with a civil litigation law firm Schroeter,Goldmark... Read More →
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Phyllis Gutierrez Kenny

State Representative, State of Washington
Phyllis, a child of migrant workers, served eight terms in the Washington State House of Representatives 46th District. Her parents came to America in 1919 from Mexico, and from the age of five (5), Phyllis, worked in the fields and recalls harvesting potatoes. Moreover, her family was one of the earliest Mexican families to establish roots in the Yakima Valley. Having come from farmworker background along with her... Read More →
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Linda Lowry

Marketing Development Manager, Inviso
Linda was a Partner at Tiger Mountain IT, and her company was recently acquired by InvisoCorp.com, where she is now the Marketing Development Manager. She has a spirit for entrepreneurship and a mind for creative strategic marketing which is evident in the many ventures she has... Read More →
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Ruben Ortega

Engineering Site Lead, Pinterest
Ruben is a technologist and leader formerly with Amazon, Google, Nordstrom, and the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence. Having spent the majority of his career developing software in Seattle, he’s built technologies and products that have scaled to millions of transactions per day and generated billions of dollars in revenue per year... Read More →
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Kim Vu

Senior Vice President, Enterprise Business & Community Engagement, Bank of America
Senior Vice President, Seattle Market Manager, Enterprise Business & Community Engagement. As Market Manager for the Seattle/Puget Sound region, Kim is responsible for the Bank’s investment and engagement in the community. Kim has been with Bank of America for two years. During this time, she was selected to complete the... Read More →