Advance Your Understanding of People Now More Than Ever

3:15 – 4:15 PM

Session Description

Award-Winning Speaker Sonia Aranza reveals 3 important Insights to advance your understanding of people. Now, more than ever, HR professionals need to deepen their understanding of the complexity of people. The workplace and workforce is more diverse than ever. The issues that confront HR professionals are riddled with blind spots. Without a deeper understanding of people, HR professionals make decisions that exclude employees and negatively impact their organizations. Sonia Aranza is a 25+ year veteran in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and was selected to work on several landmark cases. She brings a wealth of insights and personal experience. This dynamic presentation will help you see the complexity of people and help you advance in your understanding.




Sonia L. Aranza

Sonia Aranza is a 25-year veteran in the field of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. The U.S. Department of Labor describes her work as “Outstanding!” The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) selected Sonia as a featured Diversity & Inclusion Expert in HR Magazine. She is on the Faculty of Howard University’s Executive Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Program. Sonia’s clients include Boeing, CIA, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, NASA, Pew Research, U.S. Air Force and many more. She was selected to execute congressionally mandated Diversity programs for several landmark cases and has conducted executive sessions for senior leaders including the Director of the CIA, Director of National Intelligence and CEOs of major corporations. She was honored “Outstanding Woman of the Year” by the National Association of Professional Asian American Women and named “100 Most Influential Filipina-Americans in the United States.