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Workforce Strategy Participants Are Inspired and Eager to Put New Ideas into Action

The Rise of Women in the Workforce Panel

Pam Hymel facilitated the closing keynote session with Jeff Arnold and Dr. Mehmet Oz who explored the intersection of communication, health technology and employee engagement.

The future felt bright on the final day of the NBGH’s Workforce Strategy Conference.

During The Rise of Women in the Workforce, Kristen Craft of Ovia Health shared hot-off-the-press employer survey data (now available at to illuminate areas of opportunities for forward-thinking businesses to better support women and families.

Kristen Craft, VP of Marketing and Business Development, Ovia Health

“The best employers extend support from pre-conception all the way through return to work.”—Kristen Craft of Ovia Health

Hailed as an “incredible company to work for”, LinkedIn’s story was an optimal continuation of the conversation. Nina McQueen, Vice President at LinkedIn, treated attendees to an inside look at how she creates an exceptional employee experience.

Nina McQueen VP Benefits and Employee Experience LinkedIn

 “I believe we all deserve to be treated beautifully, and our employees deserve to be treated beautifully.” –Nina McQueen of LinkedIn

The closing keynote speakers, Jeff Arnold and Dr. Mehmet Oz, equipped the audience with communication techniques to captivate their workforce. In a conversation facilitated by Pam Hymel of Walt Disney, they explored the intersection of communication, health technology and employee engagement.

Mehmet Oz, M.D., Host of “The Dr. Oz Show”, Professor of Surgery, Columbia University

“People don’t change based on what they know. They change based on how they feel.” – Dr. Mehmet Oz

Workforce Strategy 2017 brought together business leaders and HR practitioners to focus on latest trends in employee health and well-being. Attendees left inspired and eager to put new ideas into action.