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Day in the Life by AUTMHQ at Slalom
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Day in the Life by AUTMHQ at Slalom

Slalom employees Lucero Perez, a Sr. Consultant in the Organizational Effectiveness practice, Gustavo Cardenas, a Data Engineering Consultant, and Cyrus Motanya, a Consultant in the Business & Experience Innovation practice, shared how they help companies tackle their most ambitious projects and develop new capabilities. Slalom's mission is to foster trust and long-term success for the companies they work with. About the guests: Lucero Perez is a Sr. Consultant in the Organizational Effectiveness practice at Slalom. She has a B.A. in Organizational Psychology and a master’s in public policy from Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey. She also has an M.B.A. from the University of Texas in Austin. Lucero has lived and worked in Mexico, Canada, France, Ireland, and the U.S. Prior to joining Slalom, she worked at a global software company in the sales consulting group, a large consulting company in human capital strategy, and an international organization in rural development policy research. She currently lives in Austin with her husband and her pup, Frida Bubbles. Gustavo Cardenas was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. His family is from Mexico City, which is where his cultural foundations are. He attended the University of Texas at El Paso, where he studied Computer Science and Computer Information Systems. As a student, he worked as a lead researcher for a healthcare data venture, writing grants, securing funding, and implementing data strategy. He was also a research lead for Lockheed Martin's computer vision Machine Learning research wing. In addition, he operated and ran an admission coaching service that primarily assisted high school students and young professionals in breaking into STEM fields and academic institutions. His first job in the industry was as a data engineer at General Motors. He served as Vice President of JumpStart ERG, which is focused on career advancement for young professionals. He volunteered as the chair of GM's Latino Network's Board of Directors. He joined Slalom to look for work as a data engineering consultant. Cyrus Motanya is a Consultant in the Business & Experience Innovation practice at Slalom and is an experienced business strategist with a background in large scale transformation, strategy development, and financial analysis across multiple industries. He has an A.B. in Government with a Secondary in East Asian Studies from Harvard College where he graduated in 2017. Prior to joining Slalom, Cyrus worked as a consultant at Oliver Wyman focusing on risk and change management. About Slalom “At Slalom, our people come first, and our vision, purpose, and core values guide our way of being as a company and how we work. We value each person’s uniqueness and encourage our team members to be their authentic selves, nurturing a culture of belonging and inclusion. We aspire for each person to love their work and life." - Lucy Hur, Chief People Officer, Slalom About AUTMHQ Austin Urban Technology Movement (AUTMHQ) bridges the gap between the Black and Hispanic communities and the technology industry through job placement, career development, and networking opportunities. AUTMHQ’s vision is to see an increased representation of the Global Majority working, developing, and using technology, while leading diversity, equity, and inclusion practices in the tech ecosystem. More about AUTMHQ: https://www.autmhq.org.
12 Days of AUTMHQ 2022 - Community Holiday Party
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12 Days of AUTMHQ 2022 - Community Holiday Party

This year, our guests and attendees were able to speak on stage, table the event, drink, eat, and network. We included board games, music, and a lot of fun! We celebrated Christmas by bringing people together. About 12 Days of AUTMHQ: 12 Days of AUTMHQ is an opportunity to gather with our community, with our AUTMites, volunteers, partners, and staff, and not only learn about the accomplishments and goals we have reached and plan to achieve, but also to share fantastic moments and have a lot of fun during the Holiday season! ------------------------ Want to break into tech and change the world? Join the AUTMHQ movement by Liking, Commenting, and Subscribing! AUTMHQ (Austin Urban Technology Movement) is your bridge to a fulfilling career in tech. We empower Black and Hispanic communities by providing job placement, career development resources, and valuable networking opportunities. Here, you will see our efforts to increase representation of the Global Majority, while we lead diversity, equity, and inclusion practices in the tech ecosystem. Ready to Get involved? Explore Career Development Opportunities: www.autmhq.org/gettrained Support our Mission: www.autmhq.org/donate & www.autmhq.org/volunteerform Secure a Job: www.autmhq.org/jobboard Follow us on social media: IG: www.instagram.com/autmhq FB: www.facebook.com/autmhq LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/autmhq Twitter: www.twitter.com/autmhq Contact us: Email: contact@autmhq.org #AUTMHQ #diversityintech #diversifytech #diversityandinclusion #techcareers #techindustry
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