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Women In Leadership with Bacardi
May 1, 2019 12:55:00 PM
Bacardi Presents On Women In Leadership Panel
The Brandon Hall Group hosts an annual Women In Leadership Summit. At this event, business leaders from some of the most progressive companies come to together to share ideas around how to increase the number of women in leadership roles in their company and around the globe!MentorcliQ customer Chio Zubiria, Senior Director of Supply Chain Management at Bacardi was one of the panelists on the Coaching and Mentoring Strategies for Women Leaders Panel. Bacardi presented along with McKinsey & Company, GSK and Metlife all sharing experiences from their organizations on how mentoring has positively impacted Diversity & Inclusion initiatives like Women In Leadership.Panelist Quotes:
Question: What do you consider to be the differences between Coaching, Mentoring and Sponsorship?
"A Mentor is more like a teacher, providing guidance, helping you solve issues you are facing in your role and career and helping you develop. A sponsor is someone that believes so much in you that they are going to talk behind your back (in a good way). They are making sure that you get your next promotion. But you have to earn this!"
Question: Can you tell us about the mentoring program at Bacardi and how it’s grow from something small to a global program.
"The mentoring program started about 5 years ago. It used to be a very small women’s program that was not open- it was built from hand selected candidate in North America, Europe and Latin America. And the mentoring program was all done by hand including the matching.
About Gracey Cantalupo
Gracey Cantalupo is the Chief Marketing Officer at MentorcliQ. Gracey has over 15 years of experience in marketing and communications ranging from consumer products, entertainment and the software space. Gracey has a passion for mentoring, learning and teaching others. Gracey got to share this passion as an Adjunct Professor at NYU for Search & Digital Marketing and is excited to spread the mentoring love to employees globally with MentorcliQ.