With over 13 years of experience at Gildan and over 7 positions later, Ilca is a fighter who has always been up for the next challenge. Here is the story of a woman who has always said “yes” to the unknown and never been afraid to speak her mind.
Q: Can you tell us about your career journey at Gildan?
From dreams to reality, Idalia shares her Gildan story that started over 20 years ago when she was only in college.
Q: Tell us about your career journey:
I’ve been with Gildan from the start of my career, it’s the only company I’ve worked for and I wouldn’t have it any other way.
When I was in college, I used to drive by the Gildan facility and think to myself, 'one day, I’m going to work there!' Little did I know that shortly after that, I’d get an interview and start my journey at Gildan. That was 20 years ago!
Maria, a Canadian Honduran, shares her seventeen year journey at Gildan. From manager to VP, read the story of this woman’s rise to leadership and her advice on how to get there.
Q: Tell us about your career journey:
After finishing my Textiles Technical degree in Switzerland, I came back home to Honduras and worked in a textile mill. In 2002, I was excited to interview for a job with Gildan, a Canadian company that had operations in Honduras.
Marie-Chantal shares her story from losing her job during her maternity leave to finding her fit at Gildan. Here is her story:
Q: Tell us about a challenge you overcame during your career?
Shortly after I began my maternity leave with my second child, the company I was working for at the time restructured and I lost my job. It was hard for me to process the information when I got the phone call as I was in full-time mommy mode - taking care of a new born and completely absorbed by his wellbeing.
Gildan caught up with Lourdes Caballero, Senior Manager of Product Performance to hear about her career journey. From witnessing the company’s sudden growth to adapting to a larger team, Lourdes shares some of her cherished moments at Gildan.
Q: Tell us about your job:
I’m currently responsible for managing the development of new products.
I started 9 years ago as a product coordinator, already having 11 years of experience in the apparel industry; I was able to transfer a lot of that knowledge to my new position.
Sodexo’s Gerri Mason Hall and Mia Mends listed as two of the Most Powerful Women in Corporate America and Corporate Diversity
GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 7, 2019/3BL Media/-- Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to Quality of Life, announced today that the Sodexo North America CEO of Inspirus, Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services, Mia Mends, and Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Sodexo North America, Gerri Mason Hall, were recognized in BLACK ENTERPRISE’S Most Powerful Women in Corporate America feature, an exclusive listing of the highest-ranking and most influential African American female executives.
DALLAS, February 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ The National Diversity Council will host the 2019 National Diversity and Leadership Conference on April 8-12, 2019 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel and the Renaissance Dallas Hotel. This year’s theme is “Inclusion: The Time is Now.” The five-day conference will feature big-name keynote speakers such as President Barack Obama, award winning actress America Ferrera, General Colin Powell, and over sixty industry experts offering insight on the importance of diversity & inclusion in the workplace.
DEARBORN Mich., February 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Sponsored by AAA Michigan, and hosted by the Michigan Diversity Council (MIDC), this year’s Women In Leadership Symposium (WILS) will focus on one of the hottest trending topics in media/social media today, “women empowerment.”
Themed, “Center Stage: Standing Out & Speaking Up,” MIDC will hone in on empowering women to speak up for themselves and to speak up and empower one another. #SPEAKUP -- when demanding a seat at the table, when contributing ideas and solutions, when other women deserve to be praised, and more!