Approaches of Successful Human Resources Influencers for the Current Era

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The labor technology landscape has shed some traditionalist obstacles to women's professional development. This possibility includes flexibility at work, the suppression of mobilization, digital learning, and the connection to participate in the new era

The Woman Post | Nereida Vega

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Business success requires female leadership, empathy, and transparency. Although, the change was generated from the health crisis caused by COVID-19.

A study called "Women in Business 2021" published by Grant Thornton, reveals that COVID-19 accelerated trends and attitudes towards flexible employment. At the same time, it opened a window with opportunities for women and with possibilities to be permanent. Flexibility came to offer work and commitment, as well as gender equality and professional development.

The data collected show that the evolution of female leadership began in 2004, which yields 19%. In 2017, progress continues, but at a slow pace. As of 2019, there was transformative stability and generated an overall figure of 29%. However, by 2021 it is handled with confidence and optimism at 31%. That is why The Woman Post invites you to meet the women who have the most influence on Human Resources.

Nora Villafuerte (Vice President of Human Resources at Nestlé)

The leader has a solid professional career, more than 30 years of experience in the area of Human Resources. In addition, she managed to innovate in the management of human capital. Her ideological criteria keep her in the trend of the best companies. She is dedicated to training and developing talents, as the most important thing is to have the right person in the right position. She was chosen at number 80 as one of the 100 most powerful women in business in the 2021 edition of Expansión Magazine. These actions make it drive towards the philosophy of professionalism, emphasizing an issue of productivity, competition, and co-responsibility.


Gabriela Ochoa (Vice President of Human Resources at Pet Nutrition)

She is a professor of Computer Science who received a Ph.D., from the University of Sussex. She held positions as a teacher and researcher based on algorithm applications with an emphasis on autonomy. In addition, she has more than 100 published articles from different projects. Ideas give you tools to analyze and visualize the behavior of meta-heuristics. She has served as associate editor and member of the executive board of SIGEvo. Even, organizer and president of event programs. She was selected for 90th place as one of the 100 Most Powerful Women in Business, in the 2021 edition of Expansión Magazine.

Isela Hernández (Vice President of Human Resources at Walmart Central America)

The leader is committed to a tool that focuses directly on people's skills. Her goal is to achieve transformation in the perspective of the Walmart process, making it a virtual trend. She proposes an agile and easy-to-promote philosophy for the growth of its human talent. In addition, she seeks to increase diversity in key leadership positions, including women with great potential. She was chosen at number 63 as one of the 100 most powerful women in business, in the 2021 edition of Expansión Magazine.

In short, these and many other women implement their leadership in Human Resources, to lead the transformation. The directors promote greater incorporation of the female gender in the work and professional spheres.