IBM, GSK, and JPMorgan Chase Join PYXERA Global for a Discussion on Leadership at 22nd Annual Leadership Development Conference

IBM, GSK, and JPMorgan Chase Join PYXERA Global for a Discussion on Leadership at 22nd Annual Leadership Development Conference

Pro Bono Pioneers Talk About Experiential Learning with The Conference Board
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:00am

CONTENT: Press Release

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ - After attending the session, Learning and Leading By Doing Real Work in the Field at The Conference Board’s 22nd Annual Leadership Development Conference, HR professionals will have new ways to retain talent longer and increase employee engagement. Moderated by Amanda MacArthur, Vice President of Global Pro Bono and Engagement at PYXERA Global, Thursday’s discussion will feature Gina Tesla, Director, Corporate Citizenship Initiatives at IBM, Manu Juneja, Global Volunteering Manager at GSK and Tara Cardone, Head of Employee Engagement & Volunteerism at JPMorgan Chase.

Participants will learn how leading companies are implementing innovative leadership development strategies through the experiential learning practice, global pro bono.

“Employees are well-placed to consider business challenges from a unique perspective when they are on a pro bono assignments,’” said MacArthur in a recent New Global Citizen article. “Pose business-related questions to spark new understanding of important markets while in the field.”

This panel will take a close look at how companies are aligning their leadership development and corporate citizenship functions. Today’s workforce is seeking opportunities to contribute meaningfully to their immediate and global communities. Companies that make this connection satisfy what many in today’s workforce are craving while simultaneously building their leadership pipeline.

The 22nd Annual Leadership Development Conference entitled, The Future of Leadership Development in a Rapidly Changing World will dive into innovative talent development models from various companies who tradeoff between high tech and high touch. The conference will also discuss how these models align with human resource priorities, talent acquisition, and retention.


About PYXERA Global

For more than 25 years, PYXERA Global has leveraged the unique strengths of corporations, governments, social sector organizations, educational institutions, and individuals to enhance the abilities of people and communities to solve complex problems and attain mutually beneficial goals.

The PYXERA Global team is passionate and dedicated to navigating challenges and pinpointing purposeful global engagement opportunities for its clients and partners. Initiatives include a wide range of services from local content development to global pro bono programs and integrated community development efforts that transform lives and livelihoods.

Contact: Katie Levey
Director of Media Relations, PYXERA Global