Yearning for a positive and optimistic workplace but finding it lacking at your agency? While everyone talks about workplace culture, what does it really mean, and how do we shape it? Join us to learn how to keep your team’s culture healthy and forward-focused. We’ll dig into the keys to employee satisfaction and engagement, articulating purpose, and cultivating space for people to thrive.
Learn how to put the key elements in place to set the stage for cultivating a healthy work culture (think beliefs, values, mission).
Get practical tips on how your agency can engage staff in developing, embracing, and maintaining a positive culture.
Gain insights into that old saying that “culture eats strategy for breakfast” and why it’s important to put intention into practice when creating a healthy culture at your shelter, rescue, or clinic.
Animal welfare leaders, staff, and volunteers
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Chief Communication Officer, Emancipet
B.J. believes that people are the solution and not the problem. From fundraising for multiple sclerosis research at a young age, to fighting for LGBTQ rights, to sixteen years of work in animal welfare, B.J. is a lifelong learner and advocate. Twice a nonprofit CEO, B.J. has worked for both community-based and national nonprofits, taught students and staff in higher ed, nonprofits, and the private sector, and made a career of working on issues of equity across a variety of disciplines.
In his current role as Chief Communication Officer at Emancipet – an Austin, TX-based social change organization on a mission to make affordable, accessible, and inclusive veterinary care available to everyone – B.J. oversees marketing, PR, and fundraising strategies as well as all training and consulting services offered through the Emancipet New School.
A longtime student and educator, B.J. is a Certified Dialogue Education Teacher, a Certified Animal Welfare Administrator, and holds an Executive Education Certificate in Public Leadership from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.