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About the LATINA Style 50

The LATINA Style 50 is a comprehensive annual study of the fifty best companies for Latinas to work for in the United States, is the most respected evaluation of corporate America’s policies and practices as they relate to Latinas in this country. As we mark the 24th anniversary of our LATINA Style 50 Report, we are proud of the time and effort it takes to assess what is important for Latinas in the workplace and which companies offer the best opportunities for personal and professional development. The LATINA Style 50 report has become the most prestigious analysis of corporate America’s efforts to promote diversity and provide career advancement opportunities for Hispanic women, focusing on America’s diversity initiatives and commitment to the careers of professional Hispanic women.


Thursday, May 19, 2022

7:00 am - 2:00 pm EST
Location: Crystal Gateway Marriott
(1700 Richmond Highway, Arlington, Virginia, 22202)

7:00 – 8:00 am

Registration – Grand Registration Desk

8:00 – 9:00 am

LATINA Style Opening Breakfast & Awards Ceremony –

Welcome Remarks:

Robert E. Bard
President & CEO, LATINA Style, Inc.

Sponsor Remarks:

Brenda Durham
SVP & Regional General Counsel Marriott, Intl.
Yvonne Garcia
Chief of Staff, State Street Corporation

Title Sponsor Remarks:

Jaqueline Maestri
VP, Global Services & Enterprise Transformations Johnson & Johnson

2021 TOP 10 LATINA Style Corporate Executives of the Year Awards Presentation
LEY Remarks (To be revealed during the conference)

Sponsor Remarks:

Shanda Hinton
Chief Diversity Officer, Raytheon Technologies
Jamie Maldonado
Managing Director, Partner, Leader in I&D, Accenture

2021 TOP 15 Employee Resource Groups of the Year Awards Presentation
ERG of the Year Remarks (To be revealed during the conference)

Sponsor Remarks:

Alba Castillo Baylin
VP Stakeholder & Community Management, North America Operating Unit, The Coca-Cola Company
9:00 – 9:50 am

Session 1- Evolving Diversity: The future of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Corporate America

Focus: Evolving, adapting and advancing in the business environment are essential to lead with a competitive edge both internally and externally. Our panelists will share their journey as they adapt and lead into the future in Corporate America.


Kristin R. Coleman
Executive Director, Head of Employee Engagement for Advancing Hispanics & Latinos JPMorgan Chase & Co.


Rhonda Burns
Associate VP, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Nationwide Insurance
Latina Executive of the Year
(To be revealed during the conference)
Employee Resource Group of the Year
(To be revealed during the conference)
9:50 – 10:00 am


10:00 – 10:50 am

Session 2 – The Essentials for Women Success in the Corporate World

Focus: Inspiration, motivation and energy are essential components of a successful leader whose voice is heard and respected. Our panelists will share their corporate journey; the struggles they have faced, the challenges they overcame and the steps they took to triumph and advancement.


Jamie Maldonado
Managing Director, Partner, Leader in I&D, Accenture


Diana Steinhoff
Senior Vice President, Group Dental & Vision, Aflac
Erika Santos
Director of Aftersales, Maserati America, Stellantis
10:50 - 11:00 am


12:00 pm – 12:50 pm

Session 3 – Finding the Key to the Door of a Corporate Board

Focus: Serving on a corporate board is considered to be the pinnacle of a corporate career. Panelists will conduct an honest and open discussion about what it takes to secure a seat at a corporate table.


Patty Juarez
EVP Head of Diverse Segments, Wells Fargo & Company


Krista Ruiz
Manager, Customer Products & Partnerships, American Airlines
Stefani Raggio
VP of HR Operations for North America, Hilton
11:50 – 12:00pm


12:00 pm – 12:50 pm

Session 4 – How Mental Wellness affects you, your work and your business

Focus: The tremendous pressures faced by all of us during the COVID 19 Pandemic have created an environment where our health and wellness are constantly under severe challenge. Our experts will provide a plan of action to help you recognize the signals of stress and the tools on how to address these issues.


Valeria Aloe
Speaker, Entrepreneur and Author of Uncolonized Latinas


Jennifer Posa
Global Head, Employee Mental Well-Being & Workplace Effectiveness, Johnson & Johnson
Flora Vivaldo
Head of Strategic Initiatives at Aetna Behavioral Health, CVS Health
Marquitha Gilbert
Customer Team Leader & Global Co-Lead for capability Network, Merck
1:00 – 2:00 pm

LATINA Style 50 Awards Luncheon Ceremony

Introduction Remarks:

Lupita Colmenero
COO, LATINA Style, Inc.

Sponsor Remarks:

Sofia Santos
Managing Dir. Retail, Preferred & Small Business Strategy Executive, Bank of America Bank of America Video
Sineria Ordonez
VP, External Affairs, National Hispanic Business Development Manager, Comerica

Opening Presentation of Award:

Robert E. Bard
CEO, LATINA Style, Inc.

Company of the Year Remarks:

Maureen Sanchez Paredes
VP, Cardiovascular Specialty Solutions Supply Chain, Johnson & Johnson
Joaquin Duato
Chief Executive Officer, Johnson & Johnson (VIDEO)

Awards Presentation of the 2021 Top 50 Companies

Closing Remarks: Robert E. Bard, President & CEO, LATINA Style, Inc.