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August 2020

PDXWIT: The Biology of Belonging

August 12 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
OR United States
Free

Join PDXWIT with virtual host, Umpqua Bank and speaker Rajkumari Neogy as we explore the Biology of Belonging! We all have the need to belong. But what is belonging, really, and is it possible for different people to experience different levels of belonging? Can belonging be situationally based? And what are the simple ways to create a greater sense of belonging for each of us within our organizations? Come learn the four levels of belonging found within organizations and leave…

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PDXWIT Career Pivots: A Success Story and Lessons Learned

August 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
OR United States
Free

Prior to World War II, systems — even complex systems — expected the human to fit or adapt to the machine or system. As systems became more complex, this approach started to fail, causing loss and injuries due to "Human Error." This led to the start of Human-Centered Systems Engineering and Design, by designing machines and complex systems to fit the human, not expecting people to adapt to the needs of systems. This is the story of how Deb Mrazek's…

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