2022 Pittsburgh Women in Leadership Symposium
March 09, 2022
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)
Women In Leadership
Susan Baida is Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) with UPMC, a $24 billion healthcare system of 92,000+ employees and 40+ hospitals. A healthcare professional with 30+ years of experience in DEI, global marketing, entrepreneurship, and creating social impact. As a leader of a 12-person team, she collaborates with the Chief Diversity, Inclusion and Talent Management Officer in overarching strategic planning, initiative development and implementation of strategies to advance the Diversity & Inclusion Agenda. Prior to joining UPMC, Susan co-founded a healthcare technology venture, eCareDiary, focused on patient care coordination and resources for family caregivers of aging adults. She held executive roles with Fortune 500 companies including Avon, Estee Lauder Companies and Starwood Hotels leading global expansion and launching culturally relevant products and services. An adaptable, results-driven leader providing vision, strategy, and operational execution, she possesses a successful track record of developing, implementing health equity strategies, utilizing data-driven performance measures that meet organizational objectives. Susan graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, holds certifications in Diversity Leadership and Strategic Human Resources Business Partnership, and completed executive leadership training at Vassar College. She serves on the Board of Directors of the National Healthcare Diversity Council, Casa San Jose, Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Women’s Alliance and Pine Richland Anti-Racism Coalition. For 8 years, she was an appointed Director of Manhattan Community Board, an advisory board to the New York City Mayor’s office, and served as its Chair of Human Services advocating on behalf of underserved constituents. Susan is first generation to Ecuadorian and Korean immigrant parents and is fluent in Spanish. Her family includes 11-year-old twin sons, a 14-year-old daughter, her mother, and their beloved beagle.
Katherine currently manages the HR Workforce Innovation Center of Expertise at Gartner. In this capacity, Katherine leads the US Employee Relations COE, Workday advisory, and HR Partner DE&I capability. Over the last five years at Gartner, Katherine has also been the Head of HR for Gartner Consulting and led the HR Strategy & Operations group. Prior to joining Gartner, Katherine was a leader in HR Transformation and Human Capital advisory for 11 years at Deloitte Consulting. She advised large multinational organizations through major business life events, with specializations in post-merger integration, divestiture, organization design, and HR technology. Katherine is the proud mother of three children and recently relocated back to her roots in Pittsburgh to be closer to extended family.
Stephanie L. Herring is Vice President, Human Resources for Dollar Bank, the largest community bank in the country, valued at $12B. In her current role, Stephanie is responsible for managing the Human Resources department which includes HR strategy, talent acquisition, employee development and succession planning, compensation, HR technology, and Diversity Equity and Inclusion. Stephanie’s mantra is simple -- #Peoplefirst! She works with leaders across all business units to support an inclusive and collaborative culture that empowers employees, while strengthening the strategic goals of the Bank. Prior to joining Dollar Bank in 2012, Stephanie worked in Mining and Minerals with professional engineers for over 12 years, followed by a stint with Sysco Pittsburgh. Stephanie graduated from Point Park University with degrees in communications and education. She holds the Strategic Human Resources Business Partner designation from the Human Capital Institute and certifications through the Society for Human Resources Management and Human Resources Certification Institute. Stephanie is active community leader, donating her time as a board member and committee chair at Light of Life Mission and Pittsburgh Women’s Alliance as well as volunteering ad-hoc with other organizations in the Pittsburgh area.
As Vice President of People & Strategy for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Nayli Russo-Long actively leads two key departments (People & Culture and Strategy), serving as a strategic advisor to the president and the executive team. In this role, she is focused on improving the organization's overall performance by identifying key strategic priorities, developing and executing business and talent strategies, and fostering high-performing teams in a collaborative, inclusive, and people-centered culture. Before joining the Pirates, Nayli worked for 14 years in the healthcare industry, starting as a pharmacist before moving her way up to management. Her most recent role was with Highmark, Inc. as the Chief of Staff to the President and Chief Growth Officer. Nayli Russo-Long, holds a Doctor's degree in Pharmacy, specializing in Industrial Technology, where she focused on lean six sigma and operational efficiencies. She also has an MBA from the Jack Welch Management Institute. A native of Venezuela, Nayli Russo-Long moved to the United States in 2007. As the only female on her youth baseball team, she now combines her passion for the sport and managing diverse teams to deliver desired outcomes.
Kalpna Tinguria is a Director of Information Technology Business Solutions for First National Bank, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), which is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Company has total assets of more than $39 billion and more than 330 banking offices throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington, D.C. and Virginia. Kalpna leads an information technology team responsible for delivering technology solutions for multiple business units, including Finance, Accounting, Risk, Compliance, Purchasing, Audit, Legal and Corporate Business Intelligence. She collaborates with internal and external partners to ensure new solutions are successfully aligned with FNB’s strategic plans to optimize Company performance. Prior to joining to FNB, Kalpna gained experience with companies including D&B U.K, Edward Jones, Enterprise-Rent-A-Car, Vocollect(Honeywell), and held various roles with PNC where she most recently was Vice President of Engineering and Delivery. Kalpna earned her bachelor’s degree of engineering in computer science from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology in Bhopal, India. Tinguria has a Project Management Professional certification from the Project Management Institute and is a Certified Scrum Master and Scrum Product Owner with Scrum Alliance.
Mona Dine is an accomplished Human Resources leader with an extensive and proven track record of working closely with business leaders at all levels. Her expertise is utilized to develop leaders, create inclusive, engaged environments and promote talent practices that drive performance and business results. Mona currently serves as the People & Culture leader in a global manufacturing organization. Prior to her current role, she was Director of Talent Management at HarbisonWalker International; Director of Talent Management and Human Resources at RTI International Metals, Inc; and also served as Vice President and Senior Talent Consultant with PNC Bank. Other previous roles include, Director, Recruiting and Staffing at Pittsburgh Public Schools and Director of Career Services and Director of Human Resources at Robert Morris University. Mona is also a credentialed Professional Coach specializing in career and leadership development. She has over 20 years’ experience as a career coach and helps clients leverage and expand their strengths and leadership skills to excel in their careers. Mona holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan and a Master’s degree focused on Career Development from the Ohio State University. Mona holds certifications as an Associate Certified Coach (ICF); Senior Professional in Human Resources (HRCI); Senior Certified Professional (SHRM); Organizational Development Certified Professional (IOD) and Fostering Inclusion & Diversity (Yale University). Mona serves on the Board for the International Coaching Federation, Pittsburgh chapter. She also volunteers for the March of Dimes, PA Diversity Council and serves as a Pittsburgh Promise Coach. Mona serves as a Corporate Advisory Committee member and Mentor for PA Women Work. In addition, she serves as the Co-Chair for the Diversity and Inclusion Forum in the Pittsburgh region. She is a frequent speaker and panel member on topics addressing women’s development and enhancing diversity and inclusion within organizations.
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