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Forbes Announces Inaugural CHRO Forward Summit, Spotlighting Chief Human Resource Officers Who Are Leading The Workforce In A New Era

NEW YORK – October 21, 2021 – Forbes today announced its first-ever CHRO Forward Summit to bring together the world’s top Human Resource executives to discuss how the world is navigating the workforce in a new era. The virtual event, which takes place on November 3, 2021, at 11am – 1pm ET, is centered around how the role of Chief Human Resource Office has evolved beyond recruiting and plays a critical role in the strategic direction within every organization. 

With the emergence of the latest work-from-home and hybrid work models, now more than ever, Human Resource executives are tasked with ensuring that human resource functions are nimble and tech forward and that their workforces are adaptable, inclusive and supported.

Attendees will hear critical conversation around the importance of adapting and managing the hybrid and remote workforce, the importance of mental health and avoiding burnout, creating equity at home and more. 

Speakers include: 

·       Connie Chen, COO, Lyra Health 

·       Melissa Bernstein, Co-founder, Melissa and Doug Toys

·       Laszlo Bock, CEO, Humu

·       Ali Intres, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Talent Management, Forbes

·       Lindsay Jurist-Rosner, Co-founder & CEO, Wellthy 

·       Maggie McGrath, Editor, ForbesWomen 

·       Jena McGregor, Senior Editor, Forbes

·       Marjorie Powell, Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, AARP

·       Meghan Reibstein, Vice President, Organizational Operations, Zillow

·       Sean Woodroffe, Senior Executive Vice President & Chief People Officer, TIAA

“The volatility amid the last year-and-a-half has proven that the world is in need of change, including the way we all think about work,” said Ali Intres, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Talent Management, Forbes. “As the role of Chief Human Resource Officer evolves, it’s imperative that leaders provide safe, equitable and flexible work environment, in the office and beyond.” 

For more information about Forbes CHRO Forward Virtual Summit, visit:  2021 Forbes CHRO Forward

AARP is the presenting sponsor for the 2021 the Forbes CHRO Forward Summit.

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