The joint initiative Diversity in Wines and Spirits and Wonder Woman of Wine offers a powerful platform to attract the attention of exhibitors and educational partners who are committed to diversity, equality and inclusion.
San Francisco, California. 1. December 2020 – Be the Change Job Fair, a joint initiative of Diversity in Wine & Spirits, Wonder Women of Wine and other industry leaders, announced today that exhibitors and education partners in the wine industry are committed to diversity and inclusion at their first virtual job fair. Be The Change tries to find real and tangible solutions to the problem of creating diversity and inclusion in the wine industry, in order to facilitate the creation of links between employers and job seekers in this period of high unemployment. The aim of this initiative is to propose legislation to bring about social change by 2021.
Among the exhibitors and educational partners of the world’s leading companies:
- The Wines Jackson family
- E & J. Winery Gallo
- Wine group
- Must be Hennessy USA
- Wines and spirits of the German family
- Trinchero’s domain names
- Biscuit cellar
- The WX brands
- Champagne Laurent-Pierre
- Experts in black wines
- National Republican Sales Company
- Wines and spirits from the south
- Non-alcoholic beverage
- T. Edward Wine and Spirits
- Wine and perfume of the Great Lakes.
- State concessionaires
- Confidence in the teaching of wine and spirits
- ACT (pre-change set) from Bacardi USA
As one of the first proud supporters of this exciting initiative, we’re working together for positive change and a more inclusive wine industry, says Rick Tigner, CEO of Jackson Family Wines. We’re thankful to be the change center for creating a platform and space where companies like Jackson Family Wines, who are committed to change, can reach new employees and candidates.
The virtual job fair takes place on the 2nd and 3rd. December in collaboration with the technology leaders of the industry Brazen and Force Brands. At the beginning of the job fair, on 2. In December, a round table will be organised with leading figures from the wine sector to discuss the study, implementation and adoption of true diversity and integration for all. With Susana Balbo, Stephanie Gallo, Dr. Hoby Wedler, Bobby Stuckey, Leah Jones and presenter Phelana Bouvier. Press and representatives can sign up for the round table here. The job fair takes place on 3 December and is free of charge for all jobseekers. This four-hour virtual recruitment event is closely monitored by employers involved in DEI and offers space for 1,000 candidates and many jobs in the wine industry. Candidates can upload their CVs, talk to employers and communicate with other professionals in the sector, and exhibitors can receive candidates’ CVs and post vacancies.
Be the Change was founded by four women leaders in the wine industry:
- Leah Jones, founder and CEO of Diversity in Wines and Spirits.
- Rania Zayat, founder and president of Wonder Woman Wina…
- Kara Bertone, National Accounts Sales Manager, wine partner in foil sales.
- Fielana Bouvier, Vice President, Fine Wine, RNDC, Chairman of the WFWPI Women’s Leadership Council.
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Advocate change in diversity that promotes the professional development of all people, including those of gender, race, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin, religion, age and persons with disabilities. This initiative aims to change the status quo through action and policy.
About Be the Change, www.bethechangejobfair.com.
The goal of Be the Change is to change the status quo through actions and strategies. The initiative aims to create a diverse wine industry by helping companies working to create real solutions through diversity and equity education, measurable results and sustainable change. Founded by industry leaders Leah Jones, Rania Zayat, Cara Bertone and Philana Bouvier, Be a Change will open the first virtual jobs fair for the wine industry in December 2020, focusing on diversity, equality and inclusion. Advocate change in diversity efforts that promote the professional development of many identities, including gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, national and ethnic origin and persons with disabilities.
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