Nomination period will remain open until Friday, August 4, 2017; HACR YHCA finalists to take part in an empowering leadership development program
Submitted by: Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility
Posted: Jun 21, 2017 – 10:57 AM EST
WASHINGTON, D.C. , Jun. 21 /CSRwire/ - Today, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) opened the nomination process for its 2018 HACR Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers™ (YHCA) program. The nomination period will remain open until Friday, August 4, 2017 (5:00 PM, Eastern Time).
The finalists will be announced no later than Friday, December 1, 2017. Nominees selected as finalists will participate in a four-day leadership development and education training program, May 5 - May 8, 2018, at the Four Seasons in Las Vegas.
“The HACR YHCAers are not only accomplished executives at their companies, but also role models in their communities,” said Cid Wilson, President and CEO of HACR. “The HACR YHCA program will provide the finalists with the necessary tools to help them leverage their talents and advance their careers.”
To date, the HACR YHCA has received more than 750 nominations and awarded over 280 finalists. The HACR YHCA program was developed as a way to recognize the outstanding achievements of young Hispanic professionals in Corporate America and further the organization’s vision to fuel the pipeline of Hispanic corporate leaders and increase the number of Hispanics on corporate boards.
“It is a great pride to look back and see how these high-talent Hispanic leaders have applied the tools and skills they’ve learned from the HACR YHCA program to make a positive impact in their workplace and community. Over the last eleven years of the program, many HACR YHCA award recipients have risen up the corporate ladder into the C-suite. They are succeeding professionally, strengthening their company’s competitiveness, while maintaining close connections with our community,” concluded Wilson.
To be eligible for the HACR YHCA program, nominees should meet the following criteria:
Must be 25 – 40 years old at the time of the award is received (May 8, 2018).
Must be of Hispanic descent*.
Must be a U.S.-based employee at a Fortune 500 and/or HACR Corporate Member company.
Have demonstrated leadership qualities and capabilities within their respective companies.
Have demonstrated a commitment to the Hispanic community.
Must attend the program for its entire duration (May 5 – May 8, 2018, in Las Vegas).
Accessing the online nomination form: To access the secure online nomination form and submit your nominations, please email HACR at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All nominations must be submitted online. No hard copy, faxed, or emailed forms will be accepted.
*HACR has adopted the Office of Personnel Management’s definition of Hispanic.
Founded in 1986, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) is one of the most influential advocacy organizations in the nation representing 14 national Hispanic organizations in the United States and Puerto Rico. Our mission is to advance the inclusion of Hispanics in Corporate America at a level commensurate with our economic contributions. To that end, HACR focuses on four areas of corporate social responsibility and market reciprocity: Employment, Procurement, Philanthropy, and Governance.
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