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#womenASCOA Video: Empowering Diverse Leadership

Monday, April 8, 2019


  • Paula Bellizia, Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Operations, Microsoft Latin America
  • Tish Mendoza, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Business Services, and Chief Human Resources Officer, The AES Corporation
  • Gustavo Sorgente, Managing Director and General Manager for Latin America, Cisco Systems
  • Susan Segal, President & CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas (moderator)

While 1 in 5 men graduate with engineering degrees, just 1 in 20 women do, posing a challenge for gender equity in STEM fields. Panelists at the 6th Annual AS/COA Women's Hemispheric Network Forum in Miami discussed how their respective companies are developing talent and leadership in the technology and engineering sectors with specific initiatives meant to attract and keep female professionals.

Learn more about the Women's Hemispheric Network.