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Women in Business: Global HR and Networking Event

Women in Business Today & Tomorrow:

Global Human Resources: An International Business Career Field

On April 7th 2015, College of Business Students learned about the growing global human resource career field within all areas of international business from industry experts and Cleveland State University alumni and then had the opportunity to network with a variety of women business professionals in a number of different industries and career fields. This event provided a career-building and networking opportunity for Monte Ahuja College of Business students - as well as the professionals in attendance.

Featured Speakers:

Daria RoebuckDaria L. Roebuck, Vice President of Human Resources at ERICO International Corporation

ERICO International Corporation, a leading designer and manufacturer of precision-engineered metal products serving global niche product markets in a diverse range of electrical, construction, utility and rail applications. Daria Roebuck, our featured speaker is responsible for all human resources activity in thirty (30) countries.

Nancy Rodeno, Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness at Sherwin-Williams CompanyNancy Rodeno

Sherwin-Williams is an eleven billion dollar global leader in the paint and coatings industry with over 43,000 employees globally.  Nancy Rodeno, our featured speaker is responsible for enterprise-wide global talent development, senior succession planning, leadership education/learning, organizational development strategy, employee engagement and culture-building strategy. 

Marla ZarlengaMarla Zarlenga, Global Account Manager, Xerox Services

Xerox Services, a division of Xerox is the largest worldwide diversified business process outsourcing company with focused offerings across a variety of industries. Marla Zarlenga, our featured speaker is responsible for leading, growing and managing the overall service delivery of learning outsourcing contracts. Her efforts directly impact sales & profits for a twenty-two billion dollar organization with over 120,000 employees.

This student engagement program is sponsored by the Undergraduate Programs and Student Services Office.  If you have any questions about the event please contact Anne Nelson at

Clothing Drive to Support MetroHealth:

As a part of the Women in Business: Today and Tomorrow Event, the College decided to ask attendees to help support an initiative at MetroHealth by bringing a clothing donation to help support survivors of rape and sexual assault. MetroHealth is looking for new clothes for survivors that enter their ER or facility. Women, and men who have been sexually assaulted and enter an ER have to surrender their clothing as evidence. The majority of the survivors of this type of assualt are women, ranging in age from 14 to 80 - in all shapes and sizes. MetroHealth is currently seeking donations for the following items:

Women New socks, long sleeve t-shirts, sweat pants, sweat outfits (sizes S, M, L, XL and XXL)
Men New socks, t-shirts, sweat outfits (sizes M, L, XL and XXL)

To learn more about the initiative, read the recent article here.