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Benefits and Challenges of the New Workplace
October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
IEEE NJ Coast Women in Engineering bring to you a discussion of the Benefits and Challenges of the New Workplace. As we and our workplaces adjust to a post Work From Home world — what will be the mix of office based work and work from home? What are the benefits and challenges we’ll face? We’ll have panelists discuss: Transitioning and onboarding to a new job and leading a global team; Can’t wait to get (the whole team) back to the office; What’s it like relocating for a new job during a pandemic; and preferred workplace for immunicompromized. Panelists will be speaking of their personal views and experiences, they are not speaking as representatives of their respective employers or IEEE. Co-sponsored by: IEEE Communications Society Agenda: – Welcome – Introduction of Panel – Panelists brief presentations – Open discussion among Panelists and attendees Panelists: Marina Thottan Principal Research Scientist | Fellow IEEE | Bell Labs Fellow at Amazon Web Services (AWS): leading a global team & transition ing and onboarding to a new job Heather Vaughn User Experience Research | UX Architect & Strategy at iHeartMedia: I prefer going into an office when I can because things just go faster in person and are greatly enhanced by environmental and social cues. Lauren Powers Nuclear Project Manager at Emerson Automation Solutions: During COVID, Lauren took a leap of faith and moved from Northern New Jersey to Providence, Rhode Island. Seema Nikoonezhad Senior Director, Program Management at Nokia Bell Labs: My immunocompromised health is a major concern to me and my family and as long as there is covid-upsurge or new variants then my preference is to continue working from home. Virtual: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/284184