If you aren’t sourcing women specifically then you are missing out on the largest talent pool especially women returning to the workforce. Our next featured guests would also argue that you need a Fairygodboss. Yes, a Fairygodboss- someone who elevates women at work. And we are going to have three of them joining us to discuss what you can do today to attract more women to your organization and how to keep them there!
Romy Newman is the Co-founder and President of Fairygodboss, a business with the mission to improve the workplace for women everywhere. Prior to this Romy ran digital advertising sales and operations at The Wall Street Journal, and also worked in marketing at Google and Estee Lauder. Joining her will be Alison Vorsatz, Senior Enterprise Director at Fairygodboss. She empowers companies to promote their commitment to gender diversity, to transform their culture, to attract top female talent, and to move the dial in their diversity initiatives. Before Fairygodboss, Alison was a Managing Partner at Verizon Communications and led a female empowerment program across East and Southern Africa. Also joining is Melina Owusu, an entrepreneur and senior sales professional at Fairygodboss. Melina has been featured on Fairygodboss’s Black Women Leading the Way in Corporate America and Self Made Millennial’s YouTube Channel. In addition, Melina is the co-founder of Tidy and Organized Cleaning Services.
We will discuss:
- How did 2020 change the job search landscape for women?
- Where do women primarily look for job opportunities?
- What is most important to women in evaluating a job opportunity?
- What role does an employer’s stance on gender and racial equality play in a woman’s job search process?
As always- no sales pitches. No boring presentations. Just good conversation.
President and Co-founder at Fairygodboss
Senior Enterprise Director at Fairygodboss
Alison Vorsatz is the Senior Enterprise Director at Fairygodboss. She empowers companies to promote their commitment to gender diversity, to transform their culture, to attract top female talent, and to move the dial in their diversity initiatives. Before Fairygodboss, Alison spent the majority of her career between the San Francisco Bay Area and Manhattan in the Fortune 15 tech world. In 2016 Alison left her career as a Managing Partner at Verizon Communications to develop and lead a female empowerment program across East and Southern Africa. While in Africa, she became a catalyst for breaking down barriers set by society, and discovered that empowering women to have the equality, success, independence, and fulfillment they deserved was her purpose. In addition to her dynamic professional life, Alison is an athlete who has represented the USA, a world traveler to over 75 countries, and an avid philanthropist. Alison holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Account Executive at Fairygodboss
Melina Owusu is an entrepreneur and sales professional with an incredibly ambitious spirit and more than seven years of industry experience. She currently works as a Senior Sales Development Representative at Fairygodboss, a career community specifically designed for women. In this role, Melina employs a number of innovative and creative techniques to find prospective customers and collaborates with other SDR team members as well as outside researchers. Over the last seven years, she has become incredibly skilled at lead generation operations management and demonstrates a natural aptitude for demand generation. Melina has been featured on Fairygodboss’s Black Women Leading the Way in Corporate America and Self Made Millennial’s YouTube Channel. In addition, Melina is the co-founder of Tidy and Organized Cleaning Services, a unique cleaning service dedicated to both cleaning and sanitizing residences and commercial spaces. She is responsible for bringing in all the new accounts for commercial spaces in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Ghana. Throughout her career, Melina has consistently proven herself to be an invaluable team member and a natural leader. She regularly takes it upon herself to go above and beyond to help her co-workers achieve their goals and meet deadlines. Her co-workers often comment on how reliable Melina is and her expert problem-solving skills, especially when it comes to complex problems. Melina holds her bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Long Island University. She currently lives in New York and is a wife and mom of two. When she isn’t working, Melina loves to spend time with her family.
JobSync has been recognized as a HR Tech Award winner for Best Innovative or Emerging Tech Solution by Lighthouse Research & Advisory. Joining JobSync is a distinguished group of award winners which includes Paychex and Salary.com.
“We are excited to be recognized by Lighthouse Research for our innovation around removing friction in the application process, driving more quality candidates, reducing the time to hire, and syncing the various systems employers use to source and hire new talent. Even more importantly though, these innovations enable recruiters to get back to recruiting by removing redundant tasks from their day!!” said Alex Murphy, JobSync’s CEO.
“With JobSync, you’re adding new tech and functionality while also reducing time on administration. Nice!” said Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer, Lighthouse Research & Advisory
The HR Tech Awards program was begun in 2020 by the team at Lighthouse Research & Advisory as a way to highlight HR Tech providers that are serving clients well across a variety of capabilities, from SMB to enterprise and across the range of talent acquisition, employee experience, learning, and more.
JobSync, an HR Tech Start-up working to create better candidate experiences by fixing the broken apply process many companies face, today announced the hire of David Bernstein as VP of Partnerships and Industry Relations.
“I could not be more excited than I am to have David join our team. In his new role, David will spearhead the development and expansion of partnerships with Job Boards, ATSs, and other key service providers in the talent acquistion space. David brings an incredible set of experiences…