Bacardi Women in Leadership

How Bacardi Aims to Shatter the Glass Ceiling

Spirits company launches mentoring program to cultivate female leadership.
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By Michael Woodward Ph.D.

The glass ceiling has slowly been cracking for years, but it is far from shattered. The 2019 Women in the Workplace report from McKinsey and Company found that women occupy only 21 percent of executive roles in the C-suite with just under 30 percent representation in vice president and senior vice president roles. Although there has been progress in the last five years, there is still a lot of work to be done.

The 4th Annual Spirit Forward Summit Powered by Bacardi Breaks Down Barriers and Promotes Inclusivity

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Speakers included MSNBC correspondent Mariana Atencio, women's culture consultant Cyndie Spiegel, , life coach Trish Barillas, keynote speaker and founder of Boss In Heels Heather Monahan, President and CEO of United Way of Miami-Dade Maria C. Alonso, “The Amparo Experience” playwright Vanessa Garcia and director Victoria Collado, and panelists from Bacardi, Cargill, Christian Dior, Citrix, Google, NIKE Communications and more.

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Speakers included MSNBC correspondent Mariana Atencio, women's culture consultant Cyndie Spiegel, , life coach Trish Barillas, keynote speaker and founder of Boss In Heels Heather Monahan, President and CEO of United Way of Miami-Dade Maria C. Alonso, “The Amparo Experience” playwright Vanessa Garcia and director Victoria Collado, and panelists from Bacardi, Cargill, Christian Dior, Citrix, Google, NIKE Communications and more.

Championing Women and Celebrating Originality, the Bacardi Spirit Forward Women Empowerment Series Returns for Its 2nd Year

In Partnership with PUNCH, the 2019 Conference Aims to Honor Female Industry Leaders, Inspire Positive Change and Provide Impactful Tools for the Hospitality Industry & Beyond
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CORAL GABLES, Fla., March 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Bacardi Women In Leadership, in partnership with PUNCH, is pleased to present the second annual Spirit Forward Women Empowerment Series, dedicated to championing the outstanding individuals that make up the hospitality community, and elevating them to their highest potential.

Bacardi Celebrates Art, Fashion and 25 Years of Dress for Success Miami

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The Bacardi Women in Leadership initiative brought fashion to life during a cocktail event for a great cause. The team hosted an “Evening of Art & Fashion” to serve as the official kick-off celebration for the 25th anniversary of Dress for Success Miami, which provides a network of support, professional attire and development tools, to help women thrive in work and in life. The celebration included an exclusive fashion show featuring a Rene by RR collection, from famed Cuban fashion designer Rene Ruiz.

Bacardi Debuts Women’s Empowerment Series in Houston

The inaugural February 12 summit brought hospitality industry leaders together at Hotel ZaZa to promote women’s leadership.
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By Abby Ledoux

“Two words have motivated entire movements,” said Dana Cowin, former editor-in-chief of Food & Wine Magazine, pointing to #MeToo and #TimesUp, most recently. “I watched the power of those two words, and I thought, ‘what are my two words?’”

For Cowin, they changed to keep pace with her age, career, and general outlook on life. Eventually, “I want” became “I will,” a chant she led a room full of women in on February 12 at Hotel ZaZa.

Tickets on Sale Now to the 2nd Annual S.H.E. Summit Bacardi; A One-Day Women’s Empowerment Conference in Miami on September 28

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Speakers include:

  • S.H.E. Summit founder & CEO Claudia Chan
  • Miami HEAT EVP Kim Stone
  • Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Human Resources Director Kathleen Procario
  • “How to be a W.a.n.t.e.d. Woman” inspiration Dr. Casandra Hernandez
  • ManTalks founder Connor Beaton
  • Regional President for Bacardi North America Pete Carr
  • Miami Marlins VP Marketing Claudia Lezcano
  • Royal Caribbean Director of Diversity & Inclusion Grant Van Ulbrich
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Speakers include:

  • S.H.E. Summit founder & CEO Claudia Chan
  • Miami HEAT EVP Kim Stone
  • Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Human Resources Director Kathleen Procario
  • “How to be a W.a.n.t.e.d. Woman” inspiration Dr. Casandra Hernandez
  • ManTalks founder Connor Beaton
  • Regional President for Bacardi North America Pete Carr
  • Miami Marlins VP Marketing Claudia Lezcano
  • Royal Caribbean Director of Diversity & Inclusion Grant Van Ulbrich
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