Do you want your company to be filled with joy? Do you want to manage and participate in a cohesive, energized, motivated, positive and successful team?
Join us to learn how to bring more joy – and success – to your team. Speaker Peggy Burns has been a “joy ambassador” for more than a decade, and has helped launch the #MOREJOY initiative at Harvard University, which states, “We believe in a community of connected employees. We strive to create a workplace that joyfully inspires participation, inclusion, safety, curiosity, innovation and a sense of purpose and belonging. We aim to make Harvard a place where WE ALL will experience personal and professional growth and unparalleled job satisfaction.”
This session will feature significant audience participation and will provide you with useful tools and lessons to bring more joy to your organization.
Peggy Burns is the Associate Dean for Development and Alumni Relations at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. She joyfully accepted this position in January 2020. Prior to that, she served as the Executive Director for Corporate and Foundation Development and Engagement working in the Office of the Provost at Harvard University. She joined Harvard in April of 2018.
Before moving to Harvard, Peggy served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer for Henry Ford Health System, a $6B health system that serves 2M patients across southeast Michigan. Prior to joining Henry Ford, Peggy spent 14 years at the University of Michigan, where she was the Assistant Dean for Advancement in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA). Peggy spent 15 years with the Xerox Corporation, where she held numerous sales and marketing positions in Denver, CO, and in Hartford, CT. She was the Marketing Director for the Mountain States Region and Marketing Director for the Graphic Arts, the largest national revenue-producing segment for the company. Peggy achieved 10 President’s Club recognition awards for her sales and marketing efforts.
Peggy has served on numerous boards and currently serves on the Museum of the American Indian Board (Smithsonian), the Prison Creative Arts Project Board, University of Michigan, and the Youth Justice Fund, Ann Arbor, MI.