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As part of our Parity Plus offering to our clients, Parity will once be holding an interactive breakfast for our HR and talent partners.
Our event ‘A guide for future ready leaders: Building a mentally resilient workforce’ will feature Graeme Cowan, Co-Founder & Board Director – R U OK?
A little bit about Graeme:
In 2000 he went through a 5 year episode of depression that his psychiatrist described as the worst he had ever treated. Graeme emerged from this crisis with a different view about how we can increase our resilience, mood, and performance. Graeme now helps leaders and teams to be more caring, resilient, and growth-oriented. He is described by the Australian Financial Review as a “workplace resilience expert.” Graeme also helped start the charity ‘R U OK?’ in 2009 and is an active Board Director.
There will also be 3 panel contributors joining Graeme:
- Fleur Heazlewood – Managing Director, The Blueberry Institute;
Following a successful 20-year career leading businesses, Fleur understands first-hand the cost of staff stress, workplace uncertainty and toxicity, and personal burn-out – and how to turn mental health risk into a positive culture asset. Fleur’s mission is to create positive, healthy and productive workplaces where employees are empowered to achieve, innovate and do meaningful work.
- Jay Spence – CEO, Uprise;
Dr. Jay Spence is the Founder of Uprise, a health tech Start-up for businesses focused on improving employee mental health. His research on the use of online technology to improve access to evidence-based mental health has resulted in several awards including the ANZ Mental Health Service Achievement Awards and the National Invention and Innovation Award. Uprise was voted the Best Start-up for Social Good, best new Business App in 2016 and is backed by Telstra and Medibank.
- Dianne McCabe – Director, The Happy Path.
Dianne McCabe is a Change Coach, Facilitator and Speaker. She helps global corporate leaders, activate personal responsibility in themselves and their people, so they can ADAPT and THRIVE in an era of constant change. Dianne’s lived experience of mental illness and corporate burnout, have sparked a passion for improving Mental Wellbeing in the workplace.
Tickets will be available early January 2020.
Takeaways from our previous HR roundtable event:
- 2018 – Creating More Inclusive Work Environments
- 2017 – Diversity of Thought
- 2016 – The future of Psychometric Profiling
- 2015 – Bridging the Gender Pay Gap
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