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Upcoming SIHRMA Events

1.Monthly Chapter Meeting

Engaging Your Workforce in a Pandemic Environment

Presented by: Monique Akanbi, SHRM-CP

The last two years of enduring a pandemic has impacted an organization’s ability to maintain and, often increase employee engagement. In addition, many organizations have realized the value and importance of leading through empathy. During this session, we will review the importance of employee engagement, identify best practices, and discuss the importance of leading with empathy.

Learning  Objectives:

Review the importance and impact of employee engagement in the workplace

Identify strategies to maintain and increase employee engagement

Discuss the importance of leading with empathy

Presenter's Bio:

Monique Akanbi, SHRM-CP, is a SHRM Field Services Director with over 15 years of broad-based experience in senior leadership and all aspects of HR in both, the public and private sectors. A Miami, Florida native, Monique earned her degree in Public Administration with a specialization in HR from Barry University. As a strategic change agent, Monique is credited with decreasing employee turnover, increasing employee engagement & satisfaction, and improving organizational culture. Monique is also a Master Examiner and Mentor with the Florida Sterling Council Board of Examiners, visiting organizations throughout the state across all industries to assess their leadership system and organizational performance through the National Malcolm Baldrige Performance Excellence model. As a high energy, creative thinker, team builder, and problem-solver, Monique has a passion for service and assisting others in their purpose, potential, and professional development through meaningful connections.

Mark your calendars for Thursday, 05/12/2022 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm for this presentation.

Zoom webinar details will be emailed separately after registration and prior to the event.


FREE for SHRM/SIHRMA members.

$15 for future members (non-members).

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  1. Social Thursday

Take a break from your busy schedule and join us for our monthly “Social Thursday” event!

Thursday, May 26th, 2022, from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm.

FREE for all.

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