OpenWork: An Evolving Leadership Philosophy with Raquel Tamez

by Guerrero

In this episode of OpenWork, we speak with Charles River Associates’ Raquel Tamez about her strategic career transitions, her guiding leadership philosophy and its evolvement over time, and the importance of owning and embracing the unique parts of your personality into one’s ultimate success story.

Watch this exclusive interview between Vianni Lubus, Head of Audience and Engagement at Guerrero Media and Raquel Tamez, Chief Inclusion and Engagement Officer, Charles River Associates.

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OpenWork is a video series that highlights some of the world’s most inspiring and minds in business. Presented by Guerrero Media, each live interview scales great lessons that you can take back to your company and community, exposing you to inspiring stories and relevant insights from top inclusive leaders you may or may not know about.

About Raquel Tamez

Raquel Tamez is chief inclusion and engagement officer (CIEO) at global consulting firm Charles River Associates (CRA), a leader in providing economic and financial expertise to major law and accounting firms. Tamez plays an integral role in the firm’s global DE&I efforts and initiatives and is essential to empowering its workforce. Her ability to strengthen CRA’s in-house culture allows the firm to better serve its clients and communities.

Prior to CRA, Tamez was CEO of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), a national organization focused on empowering the Hispanic community and creating a powerful network of students and professionals via the promotion of careers in STEM. During her time there, she expanded SHPE’s national programs, services, and resources offered to its over 13,000 members nationwide.

In 2019, Raquel was appointed by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine as a member of the Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine; similarly, the American Society for Engineering Education appointed her as a member of ASEE’s first-ever Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

In 2020, Raquel represented SHPE as part of the first-ever Hispanic delegation to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Recently, she received the 2020 Ohtli Award from the Mexican government, in recognition of her efforts to empower Hispanic communities abroad. She has also been invited to serve on two different boards: the Girls in Tech Board of Directors and the Board of Visitors at the St. Mary’s University School of Law, her alma mater.

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