Leading With and Through: Fostering a Sense of Belonging Conference 2024
Navigating the Generational Divide
Facilitators: Dr. Karen Martin-Jones & Dr. William Munn
Location: Atrium side 1
Capacity: 25 people
Description: Today the workplace looks immensely different than it has
decades before. The leaders of today need to be equipped
with tools to manage a generationally diverse workplace.
Courageous Conversations: Trust the Process
Facilitators: Dr. Willie Jones & Dr. Tempestt Adams
Location: Board Room
Capacity: 30 people
Description: Courageous conversations are needed in leadership now more than ever. Join the authors of “Trust the Process” as they delve
into how leaders can trust the process while engaging in courageous conversations within their organizations and environments.
Leading With and Through: The Power of Vulnerability & Empathy
Facilitators: Dr. Sylvia Burgess & Dr. Barbara Pullen-Smith
Capacity: 115 people
Description: Vulnerability and empathy are two words that are rarely
associated with leadership. In this session we will explore how to incorporate vulnerability and empathy into everyday leadership tasks and responsibilities within the spaces we lead.
Who I Am Over What I Am: Belongingness
Facilitators: Del Ruff & Salim Burgess
Location: Atrium side 2
Description: Who are those leaders? A question we all must ask ourselves as we evaluate how we lead. Join us in this session as we explore the concept of fostering an environment of
belongingness for those we lead and those we lead with.
Trauma Informed Awareness for Leaders
Facilitators: Christy Shi-Day & J Kim Wright
Location: UNCG Classroom
Capacity: 35 people
Description: Due to the experiences of just the last few years leaders are
experiencing more trauma than before from both those they lead and themselves. In this session we will discuss the importance of being a trauma informed leader through these complex and traumatic times.