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Join Women of the Vine & Spirits
for a Live Chat:
Community & Connection:
Promoting Personal Wellness and Workplace Inclusivity
Thursday, September 29
10:00 AM PST / 1:00 PM EST
*For Corporate and U&C Members Only*
Join Arelis Correa, Adriana Ocampo and Jennie Fara for a collaborative discussion on how to cultivate community and connection within your workplaces to promote inclusivity and belonging. With shared experiences leading Employee Resource Groups for the Hispanic/Latinx community, Arelis, Adriana and Jennie will share best practices on cultivating safe spaces for connection, networking and support, both personally and professionally. In this Live Chat, they will discuss the power of community, tips for setting up a successful ERG, as well as the importance of representation, authenticity and leading from wherever you are to create change.
Takeaways/What You’ll Learn:
- Best practices for creating community at work
- How ERGS can be a conduit for change - successful strategies to create one
- Supporting Hispanic/Latinx in the workplace
- How community supports personal wellness & a culture of belonging
Who Should Attend:
ERG Leaders, DE&I professionals, Hispanic/Latinx Community Members, Allies, Interested Individuals
Once you register you will receive an email with the link to access the session. If you need further assistance please Contact Olivia Campbell, Membership Coordinator, Women of the Vine & Spirits.
Arelis Correa serves as, VP, Director, Global Acquisition for Brown-Forman Corporation. With a specialization and passion for recruiting talented people to join Brown-Forman, Arelis has served in talent acquisition roles with increasing responsibility during her 18 years at the company. This includes stints supporting Brown-Forman’s former North America Region, as well as its International divisions.
Arelis assumed leadership responsibility for Global Talent Acquisition in 2018 and was named to the HR & Communications Leadership Team in 2020. A true advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion, Arelis has served in several leadership roles for COPA, Brown-Forman’s employee resource group for Hispanic/LatinX employees and their allies. In addition, she works diligently and relentlessly to ensure Brown-Forman’s talent acquisition processes are aligned and supportive of the company’s Many Spirits, One Brown-Forman diversity and inclusion strategy. Arelis is known for her strong focus on continuous improvement, her dedication to ongoing learning, and her collaborative and innovative mindset. When she’s not at work, Arelis is often spending time with family and friends, including her husband, and daughter.
Brown-Forman Corporation For 150 years, Brown-Forman Corporation has enriched the experience of life by responsibly building fine quality beverage alcohol brands, including the Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee RTDs, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire, Gentleman Jack, Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel, Finlandia, Korbel, el Jimador, Woodford Reserve, Old Forester, Coopers’ Craft, Herradura, New Mix, Sonoma-Cutrer, Chambord, BenRiach, GlenDronach, Slane, and Fords Gin. Brown-Forman’s brands are supported by approximately 4,800 employees and sold in more than 170 countries worldwide. For more information about the company, please visit http://www.brown-forman.com/
Jennie Fara is a Wine and Spirits professional and is the 3rd generation in her family to work for a Wine and Spirits supplier. She currently has 14+ years’ of her own experience. While her career began at Breakthru Beverage in Miami as a Sales Consultant, and subsequent District Manager, she later joined the E & J Gallo Winery as a Field Brand Manager.
She has since moved to Los Angeles, CA and where has served as the Market Development Manager for the country’s largest market on the country’s largest wine brand. During her tenure she has built brand awareness through consumer facing events and has cooperated with local distributor partners to increase growth in awareness and sales.
Over the last three year she has taken a sub role of being the liaison between the marketing team and sales team with a special focus on how to speak to the our country’s diverse Latine and BIPOC consumers. Most recently she has accepted the position of Director of Communications at LA CASA, a Gallo Winery Employee Resource Group focused on Latinos both inside Gallo and in the industry.
Adriana is the Remy Cointreau Account Development Specialist at Breakthru Beverage Colorado. With ten years of experience in the food and beverage industry she specializes in the Hispanic market. Her areas of expertise include multicultural marketing and promotions, product positioning and branding, event planning and execution. She is actively involved in the community as a member of the Board of Directors for Latinas First Foundation and the Colorado Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Adriana also serves as a co-lead for HOLA the Latinx associate resource group at Breakthru Beverage.
Adriana is a Latinx professional of Mexican decent; she was born and raised on the Arizona/Sonora border and attended the University of Arizona. She is passionate about driving change and creating inclusive work environments. In her spare time she enjoys walks with her dogs, Peloton workouts and quality time with family & friends.