Government Policy

August 13, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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We are excited to announce we've teamed up with Green Hollow Catering to provide a boxed lunch that you can enjoy while you watch the webinar. The lunches may be picked up from 11:00 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.
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Your Voice Matters: How we can Elevate the Voice of HR and Impact Workplace Policy

Your Voice matters. SHRM and its more than 300,000 members are uniquely positioned to advocate on workplace policy issues.  Emily M. Dickens, SHRM’s Head of Government Affairs, will explain how the organization is providing the tools and resources so you can lead these critical discussions locally and at the national level. The session will empower you to tell YOUR story and to make an impact with your peers, families and policymakers.

Emily M. Dickens, J.D., serves as SHRM's Corporate Secretary, Chief of Staff and Head of Government Affairs. She is the executive responsible for coordinating staff to implement the CEO's vision, the liaison for the SHRM Board and subsidiary boards, and executive with oversight of external partnerships, public policy, government affairs, and administrative services.

Dickens is an attorney with significant and progressive experience in government, higher education and the non-profit sector. She has served as a member of the leadership team at the University of North Carolina system, the Association of Governing Boards of Colleges and Universities and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Her prior roles include general counsel, chief relationship officer, senior vice president, vice president for public policy and assistant vice president for federal relations. Dickens has also worked at Duke University and Fayetteville State University in administrative and external affairs roles.

Emily is actively engaged in board service. She is currently a member of Strategic Education, Inc. HIRE Advisory Board; the Board of National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL); the Advisory Council of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI); the Advisory Board of the College of Arts and Sciences at North Carolina Central University; and chairs the International HBCU Task Force for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

She is a graduate of North Carolina Central University and North Carolina Central University School of Law.





$0.00 No Lunch Member Registration

$5.00 No Lunch Non-Member Registration

$0.00 Student Registration

$0.00 Member Box lunch (Pick-up) South Smith's 300 N Freedom Blvd Provo

$0.00 Member Box Lunch (Pick-up) North Novarad 752 E 1180 S American Fork

$0.00 Member Box Lunch (Pick-up) Central Mountain View H.S. 665 W Center Orem

$20.00 Non-Member Box Lunch (Pick-up) North Novarad 752 E 1180 S American Fork

$20.00 Non-Member Central Box Lunch (Pick-up) Mountain View H.S. 665 West Center Orem

$20.00 Non-Member South Box Lunch (Pick-up) Smiths 300 N Freedom Blvd Provo