Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Wells Fargo Room - Haas School of Business
Join us for a discussion on what makes a good mentor relationship and how it can jump start your career and support your entrepreneurial efforts. Topics will include how to find a good mentor, how to sustain the mentor relationship, and what qualities make for a good mentor.
For more information about the Entrepreneurial Best Practices Series, call 510-642-4255 or email email@example.com.
National Managing Director, Human Capital
Deloitte Consulting LLP
Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Barbara Adachi is the national managing director for Deloitte’s Human Capital Consulting Practice. In this role, she sits on the Deloitte Consulting LLP Executive Committee and is responsible for business strategy, P&L and financial performance and operations, talent recruitment and development, and delivery of consulting services including HR transformation, talent strategy, workforce analytics and strategic change across the U.S. Barbara joined Deloitte in 1990 to start the Bay Area Human Capital practice in San Francisco, was promoted to Principal in 1995 and became the Western region leader in 2001. Barbara specializes in talent and rewards strategy and is the Lead Client Services Partner for the University of California system, one of the largest employers in the state.
Barbara recently served as the National Managing Principal for Deloitte LLP’s award-winning Women’s Initiative (WIN) from 2007 to 2012. In this role, she devoted her energy to building on the remarkable foundation of WIN, which Deloitte started 19 years ago, to drive marketplace growth and create a culture where the best (women and men) choose to be. During her tenure, Deloitte LLP received its second Catalyst award in 2010, which honors organizations who have implemented innovative strategies and programs to advancing women.
Barbara She has been named one of the “100 Most Influential Women in Business” by San Francisco Business Times from 2003 through 2012. Barbara recently received Consulting Magazine’s 2012 Women’s Leadership Award. Barbara was also named “Women Worth Watching in 2009” by Profiles in Diversity , received the 2012 Girl Scouts Forever Green Award, and appeared on Good Morning America in December 2010. She co-chaired the Working Mother Magazine’s Multicultural Women’s Conference in 2009 and received the 2009 Asian Women in Business Leadership Award.
Barbara also serves on the boards of the American Heart Association, Forbes Executive Women, Professional Business Women of California Advisory Council, Santa Clara University HR Leadership Advisory Board, and just completed a 3-year term as a board member of the Girl Scouts of the USA. She became a member of the International Women’s Forum in 2012.