Encore Presentation: Creating Community in a Hybrid World

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2024 | Time: 12:00-1:00pm | Location: Virtual – Zoom

Event Description

Following great feedback from the 2023 WorkLife Office Conference, we are offering an encore presentation of the “Creating Community in a Hybrid World” breakout session.  As Remote and hybrid work models become the new norm, developing and maintaining a sense of community and connection among team members is crucial. This session will delve into effective strategies to foster collaboration, communication, and a strong sense of belonging in a dispersed workforce. Presenters: Dr. Angela Hall, Anne Baker, Kristi Evans

About the Speaker: Dr. Angela Hall

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Angela T. Hall is the Associate Professor in the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University (MSU). Angela also serves as the Faculty Excellence Advocate for the College of Social Science at MSU. She is an affiliated faculty member with the MSU College of Law and the MSU Center for Gender in a Global Context.  Angela received her JD from Florida State University, College of Law and her PhD from Florida State University, College of Business. She has previously been on the faculties of Florida State University and the University of Texas at San Antonio. Prior to pursuing an academic career, Angela practiced law full-time. Her research interests include employee accountability , workplace inclusion, personality, technology at work, and employee legal claiming. She has taught a wide variety of courses at the undergraduate, masters, and doctorate levels including business law, organizational behavior, human resources, leadership, and employee training and development. Angela has also authored learning modules and cases for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and she is the host of the podcast series, People Talk with Angela Hall.

About the Speaker: Kristi Evans

Kristi Evans, M.S., is the District 11 North Director for MSU Extension, serving Oakland and Macomb counties. She works closely with county boards of commissioners on budgeting and other matters related to MSU Extension’s work. Kristi also works to build and maintain partnerships essential to providing programming and resources in the district.

In her previous role with Extension, Kristi served as Nutrition and Physical Activity Supervising Educator in Detroit, Wayne County. Her past professional experience includes sports club coaching and developing employees so they are best able to deliver high-quality programs and services that impact the communities they are apart of.