We invite you to join us for our virtual Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, September 14th! Our CEO, Kelly Fournel, will taking a look back at the pivots and accomplishments of the 2021-2022 membership year.
Agenda 11:45 AM - Virtual event doors open via Remo 11:45AM - Networking 12:00PM - Formal Agenda
Report to the Community - Kelly Fournel, CEO
Business of the AGM - Sandra Foster, Board Chair
Vision for the Future - Kelly Fournel, CEO
12:30PM - Special Keynote "Creating Culture One Person at a Time: Lessons on Trust and Transparency from a 90,000 Employee Start-up"
1:00PM - Networking
1:30PM - Doors Close Keynote Presentation From Kyndryl
Creating Culture One Person at a Time Lessons on Trust and Transparency from a 90,000 Employee Start-up
We are pleased to welcome Carol Simic-Marotta, Senior Partner, Culture and Development and Sammia Abrar, Associate Solution Architect for a special keynote.
Here a few themes they will speak to . . .
Trust and transparency are the foundation of change
Culture eats strategy for lunch
Culture is critical to counter resignations and attrition
Engaging employees across a variety of demographics are key to attracting and retaining top talent
Carol Simic- Marotta (She/Her) is a passionate, empathetic leader who is committed to creating a positive, successful, inclusive and rewarding culture at Kyndryl, the employer of choice! She maintains steadfast focus on developing programs, education and policies to foster world-class expertise and a culture of engaged, resilient people who work together to advance the vital systems that power human progress. Carol’s success speaks for itself, as her Canadian programs are adopted in other countries around the world. With more than 35 years of experience leading people and working with customers, Carol thrives on building connections, supporting personal development and celebrating our shared successes! Carol is an active volunteer with a long tenure across our inclusion networks as an ally who drives outcomes for all people.
Sammia Abrar (Sum-yah Uh-b-rar) (She/Her) has always been passionate about helping others and creating a positive impact, this is her driving force. Sammia is an Associate Solution Architect with Kyndryl Canada's Chief Technology Office, a role that encompasses projects that optimize processes and teams, innovating technical and difficult concepts into effective solutions, and working on solutions that transform how people work and live!
With a background in Computer Science, Software Engineering, and Human-Computer Interaction, Sammia explored diverse roles in the energy sector, development and consulting prior to joining Kyndryl. Sammia is passionate about building the next generation of technology leaders through volunteerism, mentoring, and advocating for diversity through speaking engagements and development programs.