PROVIDENCE, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AWE, Advancing Workplace Excellence, a mission-driven service provider of programs evolving the human side of work and leadership, is pleased to announce its Virtual Conference Experience is taking place September 29-October 1, 2020, 12-4pm EDT. An All Access Conference Pass unlocks 15+ hours of conference programming, including pre-sessions, conference recordings, career resources and an AWE trial membership. To register click here.

The virtual conference brings together nationally recognized thought leaders, authors and experts for relevant discussions on the impact and opportunities as we reimagine the future of work. AWE designed this conference experience for individuals and business leaders at any level seeking to leverage forward thinking insights, and a purposeful path forward.

“With uncertainty taking hold of 2020, we must continually explore tipping points, mindsets, and evolution ready strategies to navigate the new work paradigm. The future of work is shifting and transforming. It is no longer about the ‘new’ normal, but creating a better, and more inclusive normal.

“We understand the pandemic, and social justice are at the forefront of many conversations. We are at societal reckoning for change, and leaders, businesses and people are being called to step up in meaningfully ways to shape a more inclusive, diverse and equitable workplace and marketplace of the future. Conference speakers and topics explore the importance of human-centric leadership practices and reset strategies to navigate the uncertainty with agility, lead with authenticity and being a catalyst for inclusion,” shares Lisa Bergeron and Tejal Tarro, Co-Creators of AWE.

Featured speakers include: Jonathan Roberts (Exec VP & COO, CVS), Tiffany Shlain (author, “24/6”), Wendy Montgomery (Sr. VP, Global Brand Marketing, IGT), Calandra Jarrell (Sr. VP Diversity Inclusion, Bank of America), Judson Brewer MD, PhD (Founder, MindSciences; Director, Brown University Mindfulness Center), Stephanie Wissink (Manager Director, Jefferies ), Jeff Fromm (author, “The Purpose Advantage”), Stephanie Piimauna (Director, Inclusion Diversity, Gilead Sciences), Kiara Butler (Diversity Talks), Rachel Gavin (Strategist, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion), Allison Wright (author, documentary photographer), Lisa Raiola (Small Business Advisor & founder Hope & Main), Nina Pande (Exec. Director, Skills for RI Future), and Robert Sturman (award-winning artist & photographer).

AWE recognizes support from presenting sponsor, AMICA Insurance, and the supporting sponsorships from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI, Marsh McLennan Agency, and Schneider Electric.

AWE is a minority, female owned company, committed to expanding human potential in the NEW Future of Work. AWE’s portfolio of services, learning programs and membership resources explore the Human Lens of Leadership by expanding skills in the areas of authentic influence, emotional intelligence, and inclusive engagement. Learn more at


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