Cara Brennan Allamano is the Senior Vice President of People, Places, and Learning at Udemy. Cara has deep experience scaling HR operations, recruiting, and learning & development at fast-moving, global companies. Prior to joining Udemy, she was SVP of People at Planet (formerly Planet Labs) and previously served in HR leadership roles at Pinterest, Efficient Frontier, Young and Rubicam, and Knight Ridder, among others. Cara is also co-founder of PeopleTech Partners, a group of HR leaders working to bring new HR/recruiting technologies to market. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Kentucky, holds a master's degree from the University of San Francisco, and completed graduate studies at Stanford University.
Cara joins Kristen Hall, COO of Mother Honestly, to share her extensive experience working in HR and how this career path not only serves so many people, but has so much depth and facets needed to propel organizations forward. Cara shares guidance for women and organizations grappling with the challenges of a displaced, female workforce and how individuals and companies can shape the return of caregivers back into the workforce. Upskilling will be critical and Udemy is the leading global marketplace for teaching and learning, connecting millions of students to the skills they need to succeed. Be sure to follow Cara as a Forbes Contributor and her work with Udemy.