The INSEAD INDEVOR Club Brazil and the
INSEAD Women in Business Club Brazil invites to:
Racial representation in MBAs: gaps and ways to improve.
Wednesday, 13th April 2022, from 12h00 to 13h10 (UTC-03:00)
At the last Women in Business Club event, an issue that we consider very important was brought up for debate.
In a brief observation, it is easy to notice the lack of racial representation in colleagues coming from Brazil.
With this problem in mind, the INDEVOR Club, together with the Women in Business Club, proposes that at its next event there will be a discussion and collaboration to address solutions.
In this way, we invited specialists in inclusive recruitment for MBAs to discuss how we can work for greater representation in the pipeline of candidates and in the set of Brazilian students at INSEAD.
We believe that the involvement of our alumni community in this debate is essential for the changes to take place.
Chief of Staff & CLO @TalentoTotal
Carol Silva is an Afro-Brazilian lawyer from São Paulo specializing in corporate law. Carol serves as the Chief of Staff and Chief Legal Officer for TalentoTotal, a non-profit organization that accelerates the careers of Black and Indigenous young professionals. Carol seeks to pursue a JD in the United States to acquire the knowledge and experience required to work with international corporate law and lead initiatives focused on the incubation of small businesses led by Black Brazilian entrepreneurs.
Founder & CEO @TalentoTotal
Gem McCreary is the Founder and CEO of TalentoTotal, a 501(c)(3) international non-profit organization that aims to make the global leadership landscape more competitive and inclusive by accelerating the careers of high-achieving Afro-descendant and Indigenous (ADI) young professionals from underserved communities. The mission of TalentoTotal is achieved through coaching, professional development, and leadership training to increase the number of diverse leaders in corporations, law firms, entrepreneurial ventures, non-profit and multinational organizations. Gem has over 18 years of experience as a multifunctional global leader, having served as an Army Officer (AH-64D Attack Helicopter Pilot) and international financier, beginning in Citigroup’s premier leadership banking program, the Global Engagement Management Associate Program (GEMA). Before founding TalentoTotal, Gem most served in three extensive banking rotations in New York City (~1 year), São Paulo (~2 years), and Bogotá, Colombia (~2 years), where he shaped key projects for the Financial Institutions Cluster and managed pioneering multinational transactions focused on Microfinance Institutions and SMEs.
Global Director, Admissions, Financial Aid and Scholarships @INSEAD
Virginie is the Global Director of Admissions and Financial Aid for the Degree Programmes. She has been with INSEAD for the last 20 years. Before that she had been studying in the US and working in Brazil. She is an admission professional with 15+ years of file evaluation and selection of applicants from diverse multi-cultural and professional backgrounds. She enjoys promoting INSEAD and meeting applicants and students.
When she is not in the office, she likes gardening, horseback riding or simply spending time with friends and family.
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