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AMBayArea Women in MFG Peer Group

August 13 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm PDT

Join AMBayArea’s Women in MFG Peer Group to expand your network and connect with fellow female manufacturers. This event is free to AMBayArea members. Manufacturers who are not yet members can join the meeting for $50, which will be applied to their membership fee if they join within two weeks.

Making the Workplace Better for Women
Collette Zaro, Vice President of People at Moxion Power, will discuss how a psychologically safe and inclusive workplace is paramount to welcoming women into manufacturing. This session will be an opportunity to learn and discuss strategies to overcome bias and microaggressions in the workplace. Through an interactive workshop-style session amongst industry peers, we’ll dive deep into specific situations and discuss practical tools and actions we can adopt to make the workplace better for women.

Guest Speaker
Collette Zaro is the Vice President of People at Moxion Power, a vertically integrated manufacturer of mobile battery energy storage systems. She leads Human Resources, Talent Acquisition, and Learning and Development. Collette has successfully scaled Moxion from 15 people to 300+ in less than 3 years. Progressing women in the workplace and developing a culture of inclusion is her passion, she has successfully led workshops and developed programs to educate others and bring people along in the journey. She has 18+ years of experience in the People, Culture, and Recruiting. Before joining Moxion, Zaro founded Bliss Talent, an HR and Talent consultancy. She acted as a fractional CHRO and embedded recruiters into early-stage tech startups to scale their teams and build a foundational People and Talent strategy. She also spent 8 years at  Russell Tobin in New York and San Francisco, leading, designing, and managing large-scale recruiting and staffing solutions. She led global teams of 40+ delivering RPO and Contingent Workforce Solutions for big tech and high-growth start-ups in the US. Zaro developed diversity recruitment programs that increased diversity and underrepresented minority hiring quarter-on-quarter for her team and customers.



August 13
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm PDT