Date & Time 
Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event Location 
Saint Mary's College Faculty and Staff Lounge
Event Description 

How do leading organizations unlock the value of a diverse talent pool?  Senior executives at Genentech and Applied Materials will engage in a conversation on how inclusion creates value for their companies, both in terms of attraction and retention of talent, and the innovativeness that different perspectives enable, creating a competitive advantage that goes way beyond regulatory compliance.


Date: Thursday, March 29, 2012
Time: 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Saint Mary's College, Faculty and Staff Lounge (behind the chapel)
RSVP: Registration is requested.


Monica Poindexter is Director, Diversity & Inclusion at Genentech, where she is responsible for  the design, development and implementation of workforce and workplace Diversity and Inclusion strategies.  She holds a BA in Sociology from UC Davis and an MC in Human Resources/Organizational Development fro the University of San Francisco.


Gustavo de la Torre is Director, Global Diversity and Inclusion at Applied Materials.  Previously he held positions at Apple Computer and Santa Clara Valley Water District.  He is a graduate of San Jose State University.


Eduardo Salaz is Director of Human Resources at Saint Mary’s College.Prior to that Eduardo was Chief Diversity Officer & Human Resources Director for Intuit, and held senior positions at Brocade Communications Systems Inc., Silicon Graphics, Apple Computer, Pacific Gas and Electric and the General Electric Company.   He holds a degree in Psychology from San Jose State University.

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