Berkeley Lab

Keeping Women of Under Representative Groups in Tech

Join the Latin American and Native American ERG for a talk by Virgginnia Buccioni.

Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Time: 12 noon – 1 pm

Join us on Zoom

Speaker: Virgginnia Buccioni, COO at Hire LLama and DEI Strategist

Virgginnia is a talent acquisition professional based in the Bay Area with a proven record of building and improving processes that help find companies find the right talent when they need it as well as orienting candidates on career advising and interviewing coaching. Her journey as a talent acquisition specialist has given her a well-rounded background in acquiring talent across many industries, including tech, non-profit, government relations and international organizations. Her current mission is to positively disrupt and improve startups’ strategies in hiring to make them streamlined and comprehensive, as well as including Diversity and Inclusion protocols to empower companies and talent alike with top-notch talent from underrepresented communities. This mission encouraged her to pursue becoming a founding partner for Hire Llama, organization that currently links under-represented tech talent with startups and advises organizations in best inclusivity and diversity practices. Virgginnia has a business administration and political science background, and in her free time she enjoys surfing, yoga, and hiking with her Goldendoodle puppy.