Three standout leaders at Ecolab — a leader in making the world cleaner, safer and healthier — talk about their experience as Black professionals in places of high leadership. They'll discuss their career journeys and building on success.Moriah Milner, honors Chemical Engineering student at North Carolina A&T State University and People Etiquette Lead at HBCU First will moderate this 10th installment of HBCU Career Talks™.Ecolab, is the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, having nearly 3 million customer locations. With annual sales of $12 billion and more than 44,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions, data-driven insights and personalized service to advance food safety, maintain clean and safe environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies and sustainability for customers in the food, healthcare, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. Learn more.
Cerise Lewis is PMO Director for the North America Blend & Equipment and Global Institutional Supply Chain at Ecolab. Cerise is a strategic executive with demonstrated leadership in RD&E, operations, and talent development. More About Cerise
A dynamic team from 3M — a global leader in applying science to improve lives daily — talks navigating the business of science. They'll discuss their career journeys and how to navigate STEM-based industries.Maxximone McGlothian, a Cheatham White Scholar and Bioengineering Student at North Carolina A&T State University, and Malaika Lee, an incoming Mechanical Engineering student at North Carolina A&T State University, moderate this 9th installment of HBCU Career Talks™.The 3M Company, is an American multinational conglomerate corporation operating in the fields of industry, worker safety, US health care, and consumer goods. Today, more than 60,000 3M products — across 25 product categories — are used in homes, businesses, schools, hospitals and other industries. A passionate team of nearly 93,000 employees works together to apply science in ways that make a positive impact on people’s lives around the globe. Learn more.
Chase Qualls is the Western Region Sales Manager in the Facilities Care Solutions (FCS) business in the Commercial Solutions Division at 3M. His initial 3M experience began as one of 15 3M Frontline Sales Interns in 2003, leading to a full-time offer. More About Chase
A dynamic team from Ferrara — an undisputed leader in sweet snacking — talks diversity, equity & inclusion in food manufacturing. They'll discuss their career journeys and how to navigate a changing industry.Ferrara, a company related to The Ferrero Group, is an emerging powerhouse in the North American confections and sweet snacking categories. A passionate team of nearly 6,000 employees works together to share delight in every bite through leading brands that have shaped the industry for more than 100 years.Their diverse portfolio of nearly 35 brands includes SweeTARTS®, Trolli®, Brach's®, Black Forest® and NERDS®, along with iconic favorites like Lemonhead®, Red Hots® and Now and Later®. Ferrara also manages the Keebler® and Famous Amos® businesses for The Ferrero Group. Headquartered in Chicago, Ferrara has an operational network of 20 locations in North America that includes manufacturing, distribution and R&D facilities. Learn more.
Tola Alade-Lambo is a skilled executive with proven leadership in operations improvement, people development, and food safety in union and non-union environments. More About Tola
A dynamic team from NielsenIQ — who's mission is to deliver the complete truth — talks creating and navigating transformational change. They'll discuss the their career journeys and how to navigate an ever-changing world.Shemaiah Mbetwa, a Presidential Scholar and Electrical Engineering student at Alabama A&M University, and Courtney Gray, founder of HBCU First, moderate this 7th installment of HBCU Career Talks™.NielsenIQ, a data & analytics company founded almost 100 years ago, is the leader in providing the most complete, unbiased view of consumer behavior, globally. Powered by a ground-breaking consumer data platform and fueled by rich analytic capabilities, NielsenIQ enables bold, confident decision-making for the world’s leading consumer goods companies and retailers.NielsenIQ, an Advent International portfolio company, has operations in nearly 100 markets, covering more than 90% of the world’s population.
Krystal S. Dawson, Vice President, Client Development & Acquisition for the Innovation (BASES) division of NielsenIQ, manages a large portfolio of clients across the CPG, Retail, Telecom, and B2B sectors. More About Krystal
A dynamic team from Northwestern Mutual — named one of the World's Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE magazine (for the 38th year) in 2021— talks navigating a career in the financial services industry. They'll discuss the challenges of serving their clients, employees, and community amid the global pandemic.Nija Mackey, an honors Psychology student at Alabama A&M University, and Courtney Gray, founder of HBCU First, moderate this sixth installment of HBCU Career Talks™.Northwestern Mutual, a holistic financial planning company, has been protecting and helping people & businesses pursue their dreams for more than 160 years. With $200 billion in assets under management and $2 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers insurance, annuities, and brokerage and advisory services to almost 5 million people.
Marcia Facey Drame, Senior Director of Competitive Intelligence in Northwestern Mutual’s (NM) Risk Products Department, leads a team delivering on the full scope of competitive research and analysis for NM’s risk products – life insurance, disability income, long term care insurance and annuities. More About Marcia
Consultants from Amivero LLC talk supporting national security initiatives as young IT professionals. They discuss working for a women-owned startup and navigating a career in government contracting. Read More
Sasha Sewell, MSAn is a Data Analyst at Amivero, where she is currently working with Federal Protective Services in their Financial Management Division. More About Sasha
On March 4th, a dynamic team of leaders from Tiffany & Co. discussed navigating a career at an iconic luxury brand. They shared insight into how they've managed to thrive at one of the most admired and recognized brands in the world.Brooklyn Young, an honors journalism student at Hampton University, and Courtney Gray, founder at HBCU First, moderated this fourth installment of HBCU Career Talks™.Tiffany & Co. is an international icon of legendary style, bold artistry and innovative design.Celeste Aarons-Jenkins, Brandon Clay and Jaye Thompson share their perspectives from the fields of merchandising, retail, and public relations.
Celeste Aarons-Jenkins is the Vice President of Demand Planning at Tiffany & Co. overseeing the team responsible for the global sales forecasting and purchase planning for the entire product portfolio. More About Celeste
A dynamic team of leaders from Sherlock Biosciences talk access to careers in biotech. They’ll discuss their respective roles in bringing products to market that address some of the world’s most urgent human health challenges. Read More
Tiffany Summerville is the Executive Director, Head of Human Resources at Sherlock Biosciences. More About Tiffany
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