It was an honor to keynote with a presentation on Why Diversity Enriches Innovation in the Penn State Innovation Economy Town Hall. The virtual innovation town hall was co-sponsored by Penn State Berks, Grow PA, the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance, and The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia. Companies that embrace inherent and acquired diversity
Hispanic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)
Speaker with a tech and innovation focus
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) matter today more than ever in America. Not only is the demographical landscape changing, but people are also starting to wake up to the fact that there is compelling evidence that diversity, equity and Inclusion propels innovation and it’s just a good idea for business. When it comes to DEI, it’s important to embrace inherent as well as acquired diversity in order for an organization to out-innovate its competitors.
Why a speech or workshop about diverse innovators and creativity? It’s important to reflect on our past roots to appreciate the present and embrace our future. Diversity and creativity, combined with execution, are the most powerful forces in any enterprise and if you look around carefully, it’s everywhere. There are many misconceptions around innovations, inventions
This is a riveting, motivational and humorous story of how Ariel, unbeknownst to the Cuban Government, devised one of the first illegal satellite dishes to bring forbidden television channels such as CNN and HBO from the outside world to his friends and neighbors when he was only fifteen years old. He built the dish using
Diversity blindness could cause your organization to miss opportunities by not recognizing critical challenges facing diverse communities.
Companies with higher executive board diversity had a 53% higher return on equity.
Recent Speaking Engagements
Coro was the keynote speaker this week for the 3rd annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at Barclays. The speech was a combination of Coro’s personal story of overcoming adversity and achievement, combined with tech trends in the financial industry and useful advice for participants. “Ariel was a great speaker – very engaging and funny. I
Personal technology may be taking a turn for the worse. For many years, I’ve been a loud cheerleader for technology. I’ve experienced its benefits firsthand, after all, my livelihood has and is intertwined with tech every step of the way. But, what has changed? This was the central theme to my Hispanic Heritage Keynote Speech
We live in a globally connected economy. Thanks to the accessibility of technology worldwide, an unknown company can disrupt established organizations. Innovation and creativity are more important than ever, especially when combined with a vital ingredient – Diversity. Last week, I presented the keynote speech for CDW’s HOLA BRG Hispanic Heritage month event. It was