Southern Arizona Women in the Workforce 2019 Series #2


Our Women in the Workforce Series continues as a panel of experts present…

“Your Path to Leadership”

Friday, June 14, 2019  |   3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join other future leaders at this Women in the Workforce mixer.  An expert panel from diverse industry backgrounds will explore different perspectives on how to create a path to leadership that fits with your professional and personal goals.

Leadership is attainable for anyone in any role. At this Women in the Workforce series you’ll participate in a discussion to learn:

  • Strategies to attain a leadership role start with being aware of the everyday actions and steps to take.
  • Advice on asking for more opportunity in a positive way.
  • How to start the conversation with your manager about your goals.
  • Learn what the panelists use – book, app, social media influencer – to inspire their work and develop their path to leadership.

Meet our panelists:

Mayra Chimienti is Vice President of Operations Services for Mister Car Wash. In her current role, she has responsibilities leading training and development, store operation support, and operational systems development and implementation. She also plays a key role in the post-acquisition integration process assimilating new team members into the organization. Her in depth knowledge of day-to-day operations and ability to strategically execute standardization have been key to the successful growth of the organization. 




Amanda Carranza is an experienced recruiter specializing in strategic talent acquisition and technical recruiting. Throughout her career she has helped many clients through the negotiating and hiring process.  She is also an expert in prepping candidates for job interviews and writing resumes.



Linda Alepin is a retiring corporate executive from an exceptional career in the information technology industry with both large corporations as well as new ventures.  Today, she is focused on helping organizations create a culture of innovation which fuels business.  Linda is a recipient of the 2013 American Association of University Women Eleanor Roosevelt Award for her work with women leaders in developing countries.  She is active in the community with the Start Smart initiative at the University of Arizona. 



Robin Breault is the lead designer and co-founder of LeadLocal, a grassroots think, learn & do tank. Robin has been an action researcher and educator for 25 years in classrooms from Pre-K to Executive MBA. She holds a doctorate in Rhetoric with an emphasis in organizational management and civic participation. She has led or coached projects from small home-grown nonprofits to national organizations.




$45 AZTC Members, $55 non-members  
*Cost INCLUDES 1 drink at the cocktail reception and appetizers.



3:00 – 3:30pm | Registration

3:30 – 3:45pm | Welcome and Introductions

3:45 – 4:30pm | Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A

4:30 – 5:00pm | Reception and Networking

Meet Our Sponsors:

Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, with offices worldwide, Hexagon Mining is shaping smart change by helping to connect all parts of a mine with technologies that make sense of data in real time. Hexagon Mining is built on more than a century of expertise and innovation. Driven by professionals for professionals, their solutions are tailored to your needs and delivered on                                                            your terms – short term, long term, for the life of your mine.

IBM Tucson is a center of competency for IBM’s Data Storage products. The facility develops a majority of IBM’s storage products, and is home to other IBM organizations as well – including software development, and software and storage support teams. IBM Tucson is proud to be a community partner supporting local Non-Profits such as SARSEF and the United Way of Tucson and                                                                   Southern Arizona. Additionally, IBM Tucson supports local academic institutions including the University of Arizona, Pima                                                                     Community College, and many K-12 schools.  In 2018 IBM Tucson was proud to celebrate it’s 40th Anniversary in Tucson, and 70                                                     years of business in our great state of AZ.

The Bank of America Corporation is an American multinational investment bank and financial services company based in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is the second largest banking institution in the United States, after JP Morgan Chase. As a part of the                                                     Big Four, it services approximately 10.73% of all American bank deposits. Its primary financial services revolve around commercial                                                   banking, wealth management, and investment banking.

Since 2001, Simpleview has empowered more than 900 destination marketing organizations with customized tools, knowledge and creativity to help tell these destinations’ unique stories. They believe the world’s top cities and smallest towns each have a                                                           role to play in promoting travel and tourism, and they’re here to provide solutions that are built for the way your destination                                                                 marketing works.

The Temp Connection is Tucson’s Locally-Owned Temporary Employment and Staffing Services Agency since 1993, delivering Temp, Temp-to-Hire, Direct-Hire and Payrolling services to businesses of all sizes in the Tucson metropolitan area. As a locally-owned and operated temporary employment agency, we are able to provide our employer-clients with ultra-fast response and                                                            quick decision-makingto fulfill their short or long-term staffing needs.



5501 N. Hacienda del Sol Road
Tucson , AZ 85718


Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort


June 14, 2019




$45 AZTC Members, $55 non-members