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Challenges and Solutions in the Healthcare Industry

November 10, 2010
Center for Women - Emory University
Cox Hall

8:30 am-9:10 am        Welcome
Paulette Norvel Lewis, Regional Administrator
Women’s Bureau

Dona Yarborough, Ph.D., Director
Center for Women, Emory University

National Dialogue Moderator
Sara Manzano-Díaz, Director
Women’s Bureau

Keynote: “Building a WorkLife Culture for the New Millennium in Health Care”
David Anderson, Executive Vice President
Human Resources, Organizational Learning, and the Chief Compliance Officer
WellStar Health System











9:10 am-10:10 am      Panel Discussion
Setting the Stage: Key Trends and Best Practices

Jane E. Smith, Ed.D.
Executive Director, Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement (LEADS)
Spelman College


The Business Case for Flexibility

          Elham Shirazi, Senior Consultant

          The Clean Air Campaign

A Comprehensive Approach to WorkLife Balance
Karen Mathews, Director, WorkLife Services
Wellstar Health System
Host Organization for Atlanta When Work Works

Trends, Policies, and Innovative Approaches
Dallis Howard-Crow, Chief Human Resources Officer
Emory Healthcare, Inc.

10:20 am-10:30 am      Break

10:30 am-11:20 am     Dialogues

How to Approach Flexibility: The Nuts and Bolts of Implementation       Room 1
Facilitator:    Paulette Norvel Lewis
Note Taker:    Jayne Mariotti, Jesuit Volunteer, 9 to 5 Intern

Preparing for Change: The Role of Workplace Culture                                  Room 2
Facilitator:    Sara Manzano-Díaz
Note Taker:    Cindia Cameron, Organizing Director, 9 to 5

The Workers’ Perspectives                                                                                     Room 3
Facilitator:    Latifa Lyles, Deputy Director
Women’s Bureau
Note Taker:    Elizabeth Miller, Lutheran Volunteer, 9 to 5 Intern

11:20 am-11:30 am   Break

11:30 am-11:45 am   Dialogue Reports (significant best practices)

11:45 am-12:10 pm   Keynote

Bonnie Shelor, Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Bon Secours Virginia Health System

12:10 pm-12:20 pm   Closing

Sara Manzano-Díaz

           Stay tuned information from the conference will be posted on the Web site