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Tool 2.

Inspiring Women’s Experiences

Knowing other experiences gives us access to different perspectives, knowledge and information that inspire and provide new ideas or ways to get involved and implement actions to incorporate the gender approach in companies. We invite you to listen to a 20-minute podcast that contains an interesting conversation with the experts Isela Constantini and Beatriz Pellizzari, in which they share their views and experience on the following topics:

    • How diversity adds value to organizations and makes them grow.
    • The role of companies in promoting equality with a gender perspective.
    • Barriers that contribute to the persistence of the gender gap in the labor market today.
    • What are the development bases to be a leading woman.
    • The value of programs that establish objectives to achieve gender equality.

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Tool 2.

Inspiring Women’s Experiences

Isela Constantini has a degree in communications. She began her career at General Motors Brazil in 1998, where she held various roles, becoming president and CEO of General Motors Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay, becoming the first woman to hold that position. In 2013 she was recognized among the 50 most powerful women in the business world by Fortune magazine and in 2015 she was voted CEO of the year. In 2016 Isela became president of Aerolineas Argentinas. In 2018, she was awarded a Konex-Diploma of Merit Award from the Konex Foundation for her career as an executive in the industry in the last decade in Argentina. She is the author of the book “A leader in you, leadership management and motivation.”

Beatriz Pellizzari is a consultant for companies, governments and civil society organizations accompanying strategic processes and inclusive value chains. She directed the PAR Foundation, was an advisor at CONADIS (National Council for the Development and Inclusion of People with Disabilities, by its acronym in Spanish), founded La Usina, an organization that generates work for people with disabilities from a network of productive enterprises that employ them. redACTIVOS -a social company that was born from La Usina to give work to people with disabilities by promoting conscious consumption (people) and inclusive purchases (companies) -, and Libertate -a social consultancy specialized in accompanying the transformation of organizations with a focus on diversity, disability and gender perspective.

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