Elena Valentine is Bringing Jobs & Company Culture to Life On Video While Keeping Women Of Color At The Forefront
Workplace Filmmaker and Design Researcher, Elena spends her days leading the team at Skill Scout to bring jobs and company culture to life on video. Every workplace has a story to tell about the team, skills, environment, and output. Elena helps tell those stories to attract the right candidates for the job and keep existing employees happily where they are. As CEO, Elena wears many hats, but really geeks out on: new media (360, VR, POV videos, silent storytelling), and building Skill Scout’s diverse workforce!
She was recently named “HR Superhero of the Year” by the DisruptHR Chicago community. She’s also the founder of Mezcla Media Collective, an organization that provides opportunities for female filmmakers of color to connect, partner, and build their skill sets as leaders and storytellers.
Elena holds a BA in Spanish and Anthropology from Grinnell College and AA in Recording Arts from Tribeca Flashpoint College. She currently resides in her hometown of Chicago with her rescue pup Yofi and her husband Emilio (a.k.a her childhood school crush from the neighborhood).
Connect with Elena: LinkedIn, at https://www.skillscout.com @skillscoutjobs www.mezclamediacollective.org/ @mezclamediacollective https://www.womxnofcraft.com/ Elena extended a 10% discount for my listeners! Just apply discount code: LONISWAIN10 at checkout! @womxnofcraft
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