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Tuesday, March 29, 2022 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CST UTA Fort Worth

Women on the Move Networking Happy Hour

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In honor of Women's History Month, the Women's Business Council - Southwest (WBCS) and Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FWHCC) are teaming up to provide a networking happy hour to help you grow your business and connect with women business owners. The full event features networking, drinks, and a fireside chat discussing the benefits of membership with WBCS and FWHCC.

Free to attend. All are welcome. Light bites and drinks provided.

4:00 - 4:45 ... Networking
4:45 - 5:15 ... Fireside Chat
5:15 - 6:00 ... Networking

Free, self-parking located along the back of the building. See parking map.

Head to the Gallery Room. Masks are encouraged but not required.

RSVP Deadline
Registration is now closed as this event has reached capacity.

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Margie Aguilar
Company Lead
ISP Creative

Margie Aguilar is President and Company Lead at ISP Creative, a video production and full-service creative content house. With Margie at the helm, ISP Creative has become a driving force in the industry and recently nationally recognized as US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year.

Margie is motivated by uplifting women, living by the mantra, “MY WIN IS HER WIN” She is a founding member of “Hey Chica,” promoting women’s empowerment and influence, and serves on the boards and committees of prestigious organizations such as the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas, Women’s Business Council Southwest and Young Women’s Preparatory Network. Margie is a Dallas Business Journal's Minority Business Leader Awardee and in 2021, Margie was honored with the President’s Volunteer Service Award.

Grace Hastings-Case
Supplier Diversity Manager

Grace Hastings began her career with Oncor, formerly known as TXU, in 1988. She previously held positions in Customer Service, Procurement, Materials Management and Corporate Contracts. Grace joined the corporate supplier diversity organization in 2000, as a supplier diversity coordinator.  In 2008, Grace was promoted to Supplier Diversity Manager for Oncor.

As manager, Grace directs Oncor’s Supplier Diversity program with full support from executive leadership. Oncor’s supplier diversity initiative has consistently resulted in a level of spend with diverse businesses that continues to grow year over year. Since the onset of Oncor’s supplier diversity program in 2007, total expenditures with diverse suppliers at the Company have exceeded $2.5 billion dollars.

Under Grace’s leadership of Supplier Diversity at Oncor the Company has been recognized as the Corporation of the year by the DFW Minority Supplier Development Council, the Southwest Minority Supplier Development Council and the Women’s Business Council – Southwest.

Grace has been recognized by the Women’s Business Council – Southwest as it’s “Corporate Advocate of the Year" in 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010, and most recently in 2019. She has also been named as “A Woman Who Means Business” by
Minority Business News USA and recognized by Women’s Enterprise USA as one of the “100 Women Impacting Supplier Diversity. Grace was recognized as a “Master of Supplier Diversity” in the Energy and Utility Industry by Minority Business News USA in 2009. In 2013, she was named one of Women’s Enterprise USA magazine’s – Top 50 Women of Supplier Diversity and Women’s Enterprise USA – Top 100 Leaders in Diversity in 2016 and Champions of Supplier Diversity in 2017. She was selected to represent Dallas in the 2014 Dallas Business Journal “Who’s Who in Energy” multistate publication, and she received the Dallas Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council Excellence-Award as the 2014, 2017 and 2019 Corporate Advocate of the Year. Grace was also selected as one of the 2018 Minority Business Leader honorees by the Dallas Business Journal. In 2019 she was recognized by the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce with the La Cima Latina Leadership Award. Most recently she was recognized by DiversityPlus Magazine as a 2020 Top 25 Women in Power Impacting Diversity and the 2020 Corporate Advocate of the Year by the Southwest Minority Supplier Development Council.

Grace currently serves on the Women’s Business Council – Southwest Board of Directors as Secretary and is on several committees including the Council’s Women of Color committee. She previously served as chair of the D/FW Minority Supplier Development Council Supplier Diversity Professionals Working Group and served on the Council’s Inclusive Supply Chain Working Group. Grace also serves on committees with other organizations including the Edison Electric Institute Business Diversity Advisory Committee and the Association of Electric Companies of Texas Diversity Committee.

Grace serves on the Women’s Enterprise Magazine Advisory Board and the Dallas Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (aka VisitDallas!) Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

She previously served on the Board of Trustees for the Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Educational Scholarship committee and is a Past President of the Northwood University Alumni Association.

From 2009 through 2011, Grace served as the Dallas Chair for the Institute of Economic Empowerment for Women’s – Peace through Business Program and she still supports this effort. The program educates women business owners from Afghanistan and Rwanda with a focus on leadership, finance and business planning. During a three week visit to the United States, the business owners are partnered with women entrepreneurs from across the country. Their activities conclude with an international summit and closing ceremonies that have included former first lady, Laura Bush as the keynote speaker to the graduating class.

Grace is a proud graduate of Leadership Texas – Class of 2012.

Silvana Rosero
President & CEO
Laguna Media Group

Silvana Rosero started her professional career 26 years ago in Public Relations at the second largest airline in Colombia, South America - ACES. This experience shaped her style as a strategic planning oriented professional, with an emphasis in contributing to achieving organizational goals through the implementation of different forms of communication. While working there, she had the privilege to be part of the team that successfully introduced the first Airbus 320 jet fleet to Latin America.

In 1998 she moved to the United States and worked in several roles both in the news industry and in corporate America as a Bilingual Marketing Professional. After getting acclimated to the U.S. business environment and mastering the English language, in 2003 Silvana was asked by Laguna Media Group’s founder – Gary Wall - to join the team as a Producer. Little she knew that she was about to become an entrepreneur one year later when Laguna’s founding partner saw the opportunity to permanently keep this talent in the organization by offering Silvana the opportunity to become a partner in the business. Sixteen years later, Silvana Rosero runs the Company as its President & CEO.

She has been responsible for over 300 projects including video productions, live events and digital marketing strategy. Clients include corporations, public sector agencies and non-profits. Her company is a Certified Minority and Woman Owned Business, and has been recognized by the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce with the Quality and Excellence Groundbreaker Award, by Oncor with the Supplier Diversity Rising Star Award, the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council with the Excellence Award (Supplier of the Year) and the Telly Award (Cinematography).

Currently, Silvana serves on the DFW MSDC Board of Directors and the DFW MSDC MBEIC Committee. She is also part of the WBENC Forum and serves on the Women of Color Committee at the Women’s Business Council – Southwest. In 2021 Silvana is serving on the Hispanic 100 (H100) Board of Directors as its President and 1-year term with the Dallas Regional Chamber Board through H100.

Silvana holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Corporate Communications and Journalism from the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellín, Colombia. She is a graduate from the 2014 Class of the GDHCC Executive Entrepreneur Program and the 2015 Tuck School of Business MBE Program. In her continuous search for innovative approaches for her business, Silvana also completed the Digital Marketing Strategy Program at Harvard and the Google – Tuck School of Business, Digital Excellence Program. Most recently, she was part of the 2018 Capital One – Catapult Program, where she received training in Design Thinking as a framework for innovation and she graduated from the Toyota Mentoring Program.

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