America Baez has an extensive career in Talent Acquisition and Diversity & Inclusion transforming global talent for Fortune 100 companies including Accenture, Comcast and she currently leads Diversity Recruiting Strategy and Operations at Verizon.
America has held leadership roles in several organizations including Prospanica (formerly known as NSHMBA) where she was Chicago Chapter President, National Board Member and she received the prestigious Prospanica National “Brillante” Award. America is currently in the Society of Talent Acquisition & Recruitment (STAR Chicago) Board where she was instrumental in creating the Organization’s Racial Justice Statement. She is also a Hispanic STAR Ambassador invited by the We Are All Human organization and she was recently recognized as one of the 2020 DiversityMBA Top 100 Emerging Leaders.
America was a National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI) Executive Leadership Program Fellow. She completed leadership development programs at Harvard University and the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) in Portugal. She holds an MBA from Texas A&M International University and a Directorship Certification from the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)