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    • Monday, June 21, 2021
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    • Friday, June 25, 2021
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    • Resume Reviews: Have your resume reviewed by an I/O professional. Formal feedback will be provided during a 30 minute telephone call.
    • Mock Interviews: Practice your interview skills with a 20 minute mock interview and 10 minute feedback session with an I/O professional. 
    • Dates: June 21st - 25th, 2021
    • Time: Your session will be scheduled based on your availability provided in the sign-up form (below).

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    • Monday, June 21, 2021
    • 5:30 PM (EDT)
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    Networking is a crucial component in career advancement. In this session, we will explore how networking helps individuals succeed throughout their career. Join our dynamic panelist as they share  insight on how networking, maintaining great business relationships and building your own social currency has helped them succeed.

    In this panel we will touch on:

    • The importance of building your personal and professional currency. Understanding that we all have value and can become the most valuable person in our business, field or beyond with hard work and the right people in your circle.
    • The importance of networking and building rapport. More specifically exploring what that looks like for people who find themselves in marginalized demographics.
    • Turning your network into your net worth. Leveraging relationships to create sustaining, multi-generational wealth opportunities.

    Session Format: Panel Discussion

    Keywords:

    • Networking
    • Social Currency
    • Ownership

    Target Audience:

    • Open to all audiences

    About Our Panelists:

    Donald (Donnie) L. Bedney III

    Donald L. Bedney, III, firmly believes that well-directed human capital should be harnessed to achieve extraordinary performance. With a mission to help 1,000,000,000 companies around the world develop and engage their employees to resist mediocrity and aim instead at institutional excellence. He brings this commitment to superior performance to each of his clients and more than fifteen years of experience in translating organizational needs into successful business strategies.

    Leroy Simpson, Psy.D 


    Dr. LeroySimpson is an I/O Psychologist and management consultant that works with business leaders to assess the company and identify problems, gather information, and implement solutions to build organizational effectiveness. He achieves this through focused training, learning, and coaching in the specific business. He works with individual professionals seeking independent business in the role of owner, partner or investor and explores suitable sectors, industries or markets that match the professional's work interest and helps other I-O Psychologists become business oriented to work with employers in speculating behavior, thought and decision making to strategically invest in their riskiest asset, the workforce.

    Donald Tyson, MPS


    Donald Tyson (goes by Tyson) is the Diversity Business Partner for Specialty Brands at Gap Inc. In this role, Tyson leads equality and belonging for Gap and Banana Republic. Tyson has over 10 years of professional experience including research, human capital management, and diversity and inclusion (D&I) consulting. Prior to Gap Inc, Tyson worked for a global law firm leading diversity initiatives for North America. Tyson also spent time as an independent consultant for a charter school system in the greater Houston area.

    Tyson began his civilian career at Booz Allen Hamilton supporting clients in government and defense/ intelligence by providing subject matter expertise in D&I and human capital management. Tyson is a former Intelligence Officer in the United States Air Force and combat veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom. Tyson earned his bachelor's degree in psychology from Howard University and his master's degree in I/O Psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park. Outside of work, Tyson loves to eat, travel and get fresh.

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    • Tuesday, June 22, 2021
    • 7:00 PM (EDT)
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    Britni originally wrote this training for a client who wanted a specific group of their employees to develop the needed skills to get noticed and placed into their Leadership Track. Sharpen Up introduces you to three buckets of skills you'll need for a career in leadership- Technical, Human, and Conceptual. You'll learn when and how to sharpen each type of skill, and get a chance to strategize for both today and along your career arc down the road. Through this presentation you'll practice some of the skills and also get a link to a free Leadership Skills Assessment, to help you make decisions about your next best move!

    Session format: Workshop/Training

    Keywords:

    • Leadership Development 
    • Career Advancement 

    Target Audience:

    • Open to all audiences
    • Professionals 



    About Britni Eisenmann


    Britni Eisenmann is an Industrial/Organizational consultant, focusing on retention via Employee Engagement. She has special interests in the onboarding process and inter-generational relationships at work. Her favorite project this summer involves a partnership to test out a model focused on Integrity, to build sustainable solutions for a manufacturing client. Aside from her consulting work, Britni has built a Career Strategy community for I/Os who are at all points in their education and career! Britni lives in the Fort Wayne, Indiana area with her husband and two elementary-aged kids. In her free time, she enjoys biking, swimming, and slow lunches with old friends.

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    • Wednesday, June 23, 2021
    • 5:30 PM (EDT)
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    In this session, you will learn how to improve your job search process and get hired sooner rather than later. Jasmine will discuss resume writing tips, how to enhance your LinkedIn profile, and networking practices that will make you stand out from other candidates!

    Session format: Workshop/training

    Keywords:

    • Resume
    • Networking
    • Linkedin

    Target Audience:

    • Students
    • Early Career

    About Jasmine Kelly, MPS

    Jasmine Kelly is an Industrial Organizational Psychology practitioner with experience and interest in organizational development, employee engagement, and organizational culture. She has a passion for creating programs in the workplace that incorporate work-life harmony and diversity and inclusion. Jasmine received her master’s degree in I/O Psychology, from the University of Maryland, College Park. She founded Your Career Kickstart for professionals who are ready to kick start their career. Jasmine use psychological theories and practices and apply them to the job search process.

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    • Wednesday, June 23, 2021
    • 7:00 PM (EDT)
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    As a job seeker at any level, it can be frustrating trying to navigate the online job environment in order to stand out above other candidates. In this session, we will discuss how you can draw positive attention to yourself as you search for your dream position. Join us as we chat with hiring managers and seasoned I/O professionals who will provide tips on entering the workforce or securing that promotion, standing out as an ideal I/O candidate, virtual interviews, position alignment and more!

    Session format: Panel discussion

    Key Topics:

    • career development
    • interviewing (virtual and traditional)
    • resumes
    • promotions
    • self advocacy

    Target Audience:

    • Open to all audiences
    • Professionals
    • Early Career

    About Our Panelists:

    Leah Ellison, Ph.D.

    Leah Ellison, Ph.D., is a Senior Consultant with Korn Ferry's Assessment and Succession team, based out of the Washington D.C. area. At Korn Ferry, Leah works with many different types of organizations to identify and develop talent through assessment and coaching. Prior to her current role, she worked for an external consulting firm to develop and validate assessment solutions for various clients. Additionally, her former experience as a Research Analyst entailed working with various government agencies to develop assessments and deliver product solutions to improve organizational climate health within the U.S. Department of Defense. Leah received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Florida Institute of Technology. She received her B.S. in Psychology from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She previously served on the Board of the Personnel Testing Council Metropolitan Washington (PTCMW) and is an active member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). 





    Angela Lee, Ph.D.


    Angela Lee, Ph.D., is a Research Scientist at HumRRO where she directs projects and tasks involving the development and validation of selection and credentialing assessments, including knowledge tests, situational judgment tests, structured interviews, training and experience measures, and simulations. She is skilled in performing job analysis, facilitating workshops with SMEs, conducting statistical analyses, and writing technical reports for clients in the public and private sector. She has conducted research on leadership, performance, and self-other agreement. Angela received her Ph.D. in IO Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has served on the Board of the Personnel Testing Council of Metropolitan Washington (PTCMW) for several years.

    Fatima Terry, M.A.


    Fatima Terry is a Talent Management Digital Expert at the U.S Digital Service Agency under the Executive Office Branch of the President. Fatima has built her career on specializing in organizational development and workforce strategies to improve organizational health and competitive performance. As a first generation immigrant from Peru and the first female in her family to hold an advanced degree, she is a strong advocate for equity and accessibility across marginalized and underrepresented groups. In her spare time, she serves on two executive boards that aim to empower and mobilize women in the workplace and connect the Latinx community with the I-O industry talent pipeline. Fatima brings a decade of experience working with different types of organizations and leadership styles, especially in the federal and advanced technology sectors. She holds a M.A. in Industrial Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology and a B.A. in Psychology from New Jersey City University. 

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    • Thursday, June 24, 2021
    • 5:30 PM (EDT)
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    The value of our differences is immense - studies show that uniqueness can fuel innovation and drive success within our workplaces. Differences also provide us an amazing opportunity to learn and to grow from ourselves and one another. It is necessary to understand how your uniqueness can become a benefit to your personal brand and career goals. In this session, we will hear from established professionals as they reflect on lessons learned throughout their career journeys. We will explore how to tap into your uniqueness and embrace your magic!

    Session Format: Panel discussion

    Keywords: diversity and inclusion, personal branding, intersectionality, professional development

    Target Audience:

    • Open to all levels and professions

    About the Speakers:


    Jimmy Davis, Ph.D.

    Dr. Jimmy Davis is AVP/Director of Assessment & Development for M&T Bank. In this role, he is responsible for the assessment and development strategy to be used across the enterprise to create a leadership pipeline that helps lead into the future. He brings expertise in leadership development, executive coaching, assessment, talent management, and diversity to organizations to help them build dynamic and talented leadership teams. In his previous roles, Jimmy has worked across industries including retail, consumer packaged goods, banking, finance, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing, energy, and insurance.

    Examples of Jimmy’s recent work include:

    • Working with a Fortune 50 consumer packaged goods organization to assess leadership talent for an organizational structure change.
    • Designing a leadership development plan for senior leaders at a Fortune 100 healthcare company.
    • Coaching and developing senior leaders at a Fortune 50 banking organization to improve leadership depth and effectiveness.

    Prior to joining M&T Bank, Jimmy was an executive bench consultant for RHR International. Before that he was a principal consultant of his own independent consulting firm called Blacksmith Consulting Company.. He has held a wide variety of roles as an executive coach, consultant, and business leadership associate. As an associate professor, Jimmy has taught classes on industrial and organizational psychology, leadership, organizational behavior, and business policy and strategy at educational institutions including Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, New York University, and Baruch College.

    Jimmy is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA), the Association of Black Psychologists, and CALIBR Global Leadership Network. He is president of board trustees at Create Your Dreams, a youth development program dedicated to nurturing the talents and dreams of students living in underserved areas.

    Education

    • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, PhD, Industrial-Organizational Psychology
    • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, MS, Industrial-Organizational Psychology
    • Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia, BA, Psychology


    Frank Golom, Ph.D.


    Dr. Frank Golom is an Associate Professor of Applied Psychology at Loyola University Maryland and former founding Associate Director of Executive Education Programs in Change and Consultation at Teachers College, Columbia University. Dr. Golom has spent over a decade as an accomplished university professor, and has taught courses in consultation theory and practice, industrial-organizational psychology and applied research methods at the doctoral, masters and undergraduate levels. He has also served on the faculty of several renowned executive education and leadership development programs, including the Eisenhower Leadership Development Program and the Executive Masters Program in Change Leadership, both at Columbia University, and the Berrie Fellows Leadership Program, sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey and the Russell Berrie Foundation.

    Dr. Golom’s interests lie at the intersection of diversity, inclusion and organizational change. He has received two Best LGBT Research Awards from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and is the author of several articles and book chapters related to understanding issues of age, race, gender and sexual orientation in the workplace. He frequently consults to a variety of corporate, education and not-for-profit organizations on issues related to organization change, group dynamics and diversity, and has delivered several keynote addresses, workshops and invited talks on creating diversity-related institutional change at a number of national professional conferences. Dr. Golom received his Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University and his B.A. in Psychology from Loyola University Maryland, summa cum laude. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology and the Academy of Management. Dr. Golom currently serves as Chair of the Department of Psychology.


    Pamela Lipp-Hendricks, Ph.D.

    Pam Lipp-Hendricks is the head of executive talent management at JPMorgan Chase & Co. She drives the succession planning process for senior executives as well as the talent management framework and initiatives across the organization — including coaching, talent identification, promotion, and mobility. Effectively partnering with colleagues across the firm’s lines of business, she leads integration of these disciplines to drive key talent, supporting the firm’s diverse and inclusive culture. In addition, she has oversight over two talent pipeline programs for JPMC Associates and Human Resources Analysts.

    For the past three years as the firm’s Chief Diversity Officer, she has led the global diversity, inclusion and accessibility efforts — coupled with executive talent management. In addition, her scope also included governance of Affirmative Action and employee Business Resource Groups. Under her leadership, the firm made strides globally to help managers mitigate unconscious bias. Her impact and accomplishments were integral to the creation of the firm’s new diversity organization. 

    During her 20-year tenure at the firm, Lipp-Hendricks has held development executive roles, responsible for senior leadership development, in the Investment Bank, Corporate Human Resources and Consumer Bank. She has also led the Private Bank’s Learning and Development function.

    Prior to joining JPMorgan Chase, Lipp-Hendricks worked at American Express and AT&T — and taught introductory Psychology as an adjunct professor at Baruch College, City University of New York, and Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York. A President’s Fellow, Lipp-Hendricks holds a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. 

    She serves as board chair for Neighborhood Defender Services, a nonprofit community-based organization that strives to provide holistic public defense and high-quality legal representation to residents of Harlem, New York. 

    Twice named to Black Enterprise’s list of the Most Powerful Women in Corporate Diversity, Lipp-Hendricks has also been recognized as a Diversity & Inclusion Champion from the Asian American Business Development Center and has received the Black Achievers in Industry Award.

    Lipp-Hendricks lives in New Jersey with her husband Jason and their two children.


    Kalifa Oliver, Ph.D.

    Kalifa Oliver, Ph.D. is the Global Head of People Listening, Research, and Insights at WPP where she develops and designs employee listening strategies people and related data architecture, governance and visualization tools aimed at enhancing the employee experience and increasing the quality of executive business decisions. Prior to this she served as a Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo as the Head of Business Enablement where she developed engagement, experience, and talent risk mitigation strategy for the bank’s critical Payments, Virtual Solutions, and Innovation (PVSI) Control function. She also served as the Head of the Enterprise Team Member Listening function with HR at Wells Fargo. In that role she was responsible for executing the company’s continuous listening and employee experience strategies which include life cycle, pulse, and annual surveys. Before going to Wells Fargo, she worked as a research and survey analytics manager at Walmart’s Global People function focused on designing a more continuous listening strategy.

    She is also the managing partner of her own consulting firm, DeepDive Talent Insights and Analytics that focuses on strategic consulting related to employee and culture strategy and measurement, continuous listening, and designing positive employee experiences within organizations. She received her Ph.D. in I-O Psychology from Clemson University in 2012.

    • Friday, June 25, 2021
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    Join us for an exclusive BIOP information session and learn more about our featured employersCompany representatives will be sharing general information on their organizations and diving into their current vacant positions. This is a great opportunity to network with recruiters/hiring managers and ask questions regarding company culture, hiring process, and tips for being a stand out candidate!

    Session #1 Featured Employers:

    Internship and Entry Level Job Seekers

    • CMA: We offer consulting services to help you make the most of your talent.
    • Wonderlic: Objective insights via pre-employment assessment
    • Aptima:  Moving Humans, Technology, and AI Forward

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    • Friday, June 25, 2021
    • 7:00 PM (EDT)
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    Join us for an exclusive BIOP information session and learn more about our featured employersCompany representatives will be sharing general information on their organizations and diving into their current vacant positions. This is a great opportunity to network with recruiters/hiring managers and ask questions regarding company culture, hiring process, and tips for being a stand out candidate!

    Session #2 Featured Employers:

    Mid to Senior Level Job Seekers

    • DCS Corp: A premier professional services firm providing engineering, programmatic and technical support services to the Department of Defense and other customers focused on national security.
    • CMA: We offer consulting services to help you make the most of your talent.
    • Wonderlic: Objective insights via pre-employment assessment
    • Aptima:  Moving Humans, Technology, and AI Forward

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Trainings:

  • Organizational Trauma
  • Employee Motivation & Engagement
  • Recruitment & Selection (Virtual methods, sourcing, AI validity & reliability)
  • Affirmative Action Plan Statistics

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