Andréa Long

Head of Talent Engagement Strategy
Upstart

Andréa Long is a Bay Area native, UC Davis alumna, and entrepreneur. Andréa has worked on diversity & inclusion initiatives for top tech companies and has led the strategy and execution of programming for Employee Resource Groups. In further efforts to increase diversity and inclusion, she co-founded Our Collective, a community resource group that empowers Black and Latinx Employee Resource Group leaders. In 2012, Andréa founded Firewood Events (www.firewoodevents.com), an event and wedding planning company, and then in 2020, she co-founded Swag by Asayo (www.swagbyasayo.com), a swag and gifting company that features products from Black- and Latinx-owned small businesses. In all of her work, Andréa takes a people-first approach in order to be as inclusive as possible for people of all identities and backgrounds across the globe. When not working or running her businesses, you can find Andréa decorating and furnishing her new home, baking sweet treats, or hosting a game night with family and friends.
 

Upstart

Andréa Long’s Session(s):


1:15 p.m.–2:00 p.m. PT —

Panel Discussion: Allyship in a Remote World

The last two years have proven that inclusivity should be a key initiative of all work, but specifically remote work. Collaboration tools and training initiatives have enabled leaders to encourage some of the voices that may not have been heard in traditional office settings to contribute their innovations and ideas. 

In the world of talent attraction, amplifying employee stories to showcase voices and perspectives of those that are underrepresented in your workplace, and in society, is one way to meaningfully engage in allyship.  Talent attraction professionals have the unique opportunity to gain further exposure to these voices by using these stories in recruitment marketing content. 

Join us for this insightful panel discussion to learn how you can be a true ally. 



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