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2023 Lecture Series #3: Co-Creating a Hybrid Work Culture (CE)
May 24

Virtual.  1.25 AIA LU|Elective offered for this class.

The hybrid work model is here to stay with only 29% of employees* wanting to go back full time in the office, companies are asking workers to have to adjust to change yet again, resulting in half of the population in the workforce* as experiencing burnout and exhaustion.  Seeing this also in the professional services industry like architectural services. NoVA WIA Committee in partnership with Nielsen Executive Coaching LLC (NEC) will be discussing these challenges and addressing strategies to build self-awareness, resilience and culture by hosting a VIRTUAL lecture series on How to Thrive in a Hybrid Work Environment. All are welcome to attend.

Please note: The general session portions of this lecture will be recorded.

AIA Member: $20 per session
Non-Member: $30 per session 
Student: $10 per session 


May 24: Lecture 3 – Co-Creating a Hybrid Work Culture
1.25 AIA LU|Elective offered for this class.

Get ready to hear and learn about creating hybrid work cultures from prominent leaders both in- and outside the architecture and design industry.  By sharing real-life experiences, participants can gain insights and perspective from success stories and valuable lessons learned of how their teams have coped and created a new hybrid work culture. Through a panel discussion and guided conversation, attendees will walk away with tools to navigate and create this new and demanded hybrid work environment as well as a set of action items that can be implemented for personal growth and improvement. 

1.    Review how current industry leaders intentionally introduce and implement inclusive and belonging action, tools, and work behaviors within their organizations. 
2.    Discover how transparency and communication at the leadership level is intended, delivered, and actually perceived throughout each organization. 
3.    Explore how leaders practice hiring, onboarding, orientation and team-norming while working in a hybrid environment. 
4.    Examine the successes and challenges of creating a new hybrid work culture of several organizations.


NNIFER NIELSEN is a certified leadership and executive coach with Nielsen Executive Coaching LLC and has over 20 years of experience in professional services, training, facilitating, DEI group coaching and leadership coaching with a focus in positive behavior changes and strengths based skills development. Her coaching style is empowering, exploratory, and actionable. The team coaches leaders to be bold, fearless, and empowered to be present and engaged, to achieve more and to build others up. They work with organizations to elevate the people experience through directly supporting executives and senior leaders to build an inclusive culture of adaptability, high touch team engagement and empowerment, awareness of mindsets and enhance leadership acumen.

Provider: AIA Northern Virginia
Provider Number: A058
Course Numbers: NOVA2023-012