Char Delapena

Char Delapena

Charlene (Char) Delapena is a dynamic leader in talent acquisition, currently serving as the Managing Director for URx, a vibrant community for University Recruiting and Early Talent professionals. In her previous role, she led the early talent recruitment efforts where she orchestrated strategies to attract and nurture top-tier talent, emphasizing real-world experiences and mentorship for career development.

Driven by her passion for diversity and inclusion, Char is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where early career talent can thrive and feel a sense of belonging. She not only focuses on expanding diversity within talent pipelines but also prioritizes mentorship and real-life work experiences to ensure the career success of her recruits.

With nearly a decade of experience in university and emerging talent recruiting, Char has left her mark at leading organizations including Ripple, Gem, BitGo, Robinhood, Quora, Coinbase, and Dolby Laboratories. Holding a Bachelor's degree in Telecommunications from DeVry University, Char combines her academic background with her wealth of industry knowledge to drive impactful programs and initiatives in early talent acquisition.

2:35 PM (PDT) - 3:20 PM (PDT)

Navigating Tomorrow's Talent: Exploring the Future of Early Talent Recruiting

Join us for an insightful discussion delving into the evolving landscape of early talent recruiting. As industries undergo rapid transformations and technological advancements reshape the workforce, the strategies for attracting and nurturing young talent are also evolving. This session will bring together thought leaders to explore emerging trends, innovative approaches, and best practices in early talent recruitment. Join us as we unpack the future of early talent recruiting and share insights to help organizations thrive in the evolving landscape of talent acquisition.

9:45 AM (PDT) - 10:00 AM (PDT)
Main Stage

Welcome + Opening Remarks