Leading Change by Putting People and Culture First

Wednesday, October 28 | 11:25AM–11:45AM ET
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Simulive
As higher education institutions evolve with the rapidly changing environment, the expectations for IT become increasingly critical to keep operations afloat while forging strategic and innovative solutions. In partnership with HR, the IT organization placed people first to build a culture around organizational excellence and employee engagement.

Outcomes: Gain insight into the leadership strategies and goals that can influence culture change * Identify challenges or barriers that impact culture acceptance and change * Hear practical advice on how to navigate large and complex organizational changes and obtain buy-in from all levels * Think strategically and intentionally about the role of culture


  • Shohreh Bozorgmehri

    Divisional Director of Student and Academic Services, University of California, Irvine
  • Selena Ho

    Senior Human Resources Business Partner, University of California, Irvine