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Back to the Office: The Transition Back to In-Person Work

July 27, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Learn how to successfully transition you and your team back to an in-person work setting.

Are you wondering how to successfully transition back to an in-person work setting? Grab a drink, relax, and join us remotely for a FREE virtual event with Synapse’s leading directors and well-being experts. While some might be more eager to be in-person than others there are many factors to consider for you and/or your team members given what they may have experienced within the past year.

In this session we’ll discuss both practical and wellness tips to help you and your team transition from a remote to an in-person work setting, then we’ll open up the discussion for Q&A.

To facilitate a deeper discussion please pose a question for our speakers within the EventBrite registration form.

Our Panelists:

Meliissa Milanak, Director of InVista Sales & Strategic Partnerships, InVista

Melissa Milanak, PhD, is the Director of InVista Sales & Strategic Partnerships at PAR, an organization dedicated to helping employers and mental health professionals alike strategically utilize assessments to improve decision making and augment best practices. InVista specifically focuses on developing solutions to promote workplace wellbeing, reduce burnout, turnover and mental health stigma, and to improve talent selection and retention. She is a licensed clinical psychologist, keynote speaker, and internationally recognized academic with expertise in sleep disorders, anxiety, trauma, and workplace wellbeing. She speaks and advises globally for organizations such as Barron’s Financial, Amundi, and the African CDC.

Lakshmi Shenoy ,CEO, Embarc Collective

Lakshmi Shenoy is the CEO of Embarc Collective, the innovation hub in downtown Tampa that helps Tampa Bay’s startup talent build bold, scalable, thriving companies. Before moving to Tampa Bay, Lakshmi was in Chicago and served as the Vice President of Strategy & Business Development at 1871, the #1 university-affiliated business incubator in the world. Prior to 1871, Lakshmi worked at Prophet Brand Strategy, Time Inc., Procter & Gamble and Leo Burnett. She has a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Lakshmi was recognized as one of 20 Rising Brand Stars by AdAge in 2017. Lakshmi currently serves on the board for The Florida Aquarium and Junior Achievement Tampa Bay.

Mary Senne, PhD, Corporate Director Of Well-being, Orlando Health

After completing a master’s degree in psychology in 1984, worked in the mental health field for ten years in public and private settings. In 1992, began working in the disability community in Central Florida on behalf of second child Patrick. Efforts included development of a behavioral center for children diagnosed with autism, Quest Kids, followed by the creation of the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) in 1997. Founded the Toni Jennings Exceptional Education Institute in 1999 at the University of Central Florida, College of Education with the goal of better preparing teachers to work with families of children with disabilities. Received Governors Points of Light Award from State of Florida for work in area of disabilities and education.

*Libate is merely a suggestion. Consider this is more of a virtual social, educational, networking, happy hour. From Kombucha to Ketel One, all forms of libation are welcome.

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