Join Us for Our Next Limitless Panel: Hybrid Work: A Fluid and More Equitable World
The future of work is now. The key to an effective, healthy and productive work ecosystem is not only incorporating, but leveraging strategies to strengthen equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Join our upcoming HKS Limitless Webinar to learn how the hybrid experience can create equitable environments at work and elsewhere. Take part in the dialogue as our panelists discuss the benefits of — and barriers to — equitable hybrid workplace environments, and how both digital and built environments can be a part of the solution.
Wednesday, September 22 via Zoom
11:00 am – 12:30 pm (PDT)
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (CDT)
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm (EDT)
Temitope Sadiku (Tope)
Tope has an eclectic background; majoring in finance, economics, psychology and human-centric design. Tope has partnered with multiple Fortune 500 organisations, integrating her academic knowledge to drive profitability in a more responsible conscientious manner. She has worked with Kraft Heinz for the past four years and has recently relocated from London to Chicago. Currently serving as their Global Head of Employee Digital Experience, Tope’s focus is to increase employee productivity and creativity with the use of Technology. Tope is a thought leader in the area of Future of Work/ Life, actively contributing towards research and experimentation in how people interact, achieve objectives, connect and collaborate between physical and virtual spaces. She also serves as a Future of Work specialist for the World Economic Forum as well as a Board Member for the Institute of Work and Economy and the Science and Technology Coalition, exploring how societies and economies will achieve the promise of work and life. She enjoys experimenting and draws inspiration from abstract concepts as well as nature.
Kate Davis is a Principal and Director of Commercial Interiors at HKS. Based in Chicago, Kate is a student of her clients’ businesses and believes that design can be a strategic business tool. She is a sought-after industry voice on topics ranging from design for creativity and the agile workplace to office building sustainability.
Michael C. Bush
Michael C. Bush is a global chief executive with over 25 years of experience leading small and mid-sized organizations through transformational growth. Driven by a love of business and an unwavering commitment to fair and equitable treatment, in 2015 Michael acquired ownership and currently serves as global CEO of Great Place to Work® headquartered in Oakland, California with operations in more than 60 countries worldwide. Great Place to Work® is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies of all sizes produce better business results by focusing on the work experience for every employee. Through certification programs, Great Place to Work® recognizes outstanding workplaces and produces Fortune’s annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, the World’s Best Workplaces™ list, the 100 Best Workplaces for Women™ list, the Best Workplaces for Diversity™ list and dozens of other distinguished workplace rankings around the world.
Lisa Davidson has spent most of her over 35-year career at Savills, where she is Vice Chairman, Chief Diversity Officer, and member of the Board of Directors. She has consistently been recognized as one of the firm’s top 10% of performers nationwide and has executed more than 25 million square feet of transactions. Lisa possesses a diverse clientele working with organizations including Waste Management, Morton Salt, The Chicago Stock Exchange, and the Chicago Community Trust.
Lisa has been honored with numerous accolades, such as being named to Crain’s Chicago Business’ prestigious “Most Influential Brokers” list. She has also been recognized by Bisnow, CoreNet, NAIOP, Midwest Real Estate Journal, and the Chicago Sun-Times, among others.
Evelyn Lee, FAIA, is the first ever Senior Experience Designer at Slack Technologies, Founder of the Practice of Architecture, and Co-Host on the Podcast, Practice Disrupted. Lee seamlessly integrates her business and architecture background with a qualitative and quantitative focus to build better experiences for organization’s employees, clients, and guests. She is widely published, wrote a monthly column for Contract magazine for over 3 years, and now is a frequent contributor to Architect Magazine. Evelyn has received numerous industry awards including the 2016 40 Under 40 award for Building Design + Construction and the 2014 AIA National Young Architects Award. She currently serves as the first ever female Treasurer to the AIA National Board in 2020 & 2021.
Liz Fallon is an Architect at HKS. She leads the design and delivery of Commercial Interiors projects, working closely with the Place Performance and Research teams. She also leads development of Flexible Work Arrangements and their impact on the physical environment. Elizabeth values passion, empathy and the power of the human experience in all projects.
Sheila Sipes is a Director of Business Development at HKS. Based in the Chicago office, her work focuses on Commercial Interiors. She is passionate about finding opportunities for projects that will support the HKS vision to be the most influential firm in the industry. She is also a board member with CoreNet Global Chicago Chapter.
Yiselle Santos Rivera is a medical planner and Global Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at HKS. Yiselle thrives on building equitable practices, empowering the next generation of leaders and creating inclusive platforms for engagement. She serves on the AIA National Board and is founder of “Women Inspiring Emerging Leaders in Design” (WIELD).