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Wednesday, August 18 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online
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Project Management Networking Forum

The Georgia Tech Project Management Networking Forum (PMNF) presents an opportunity for the Georgia Tech community to come together and discuss how they plan, manage, and execute projects. We will learn from each other as we share our experiences and explore ways in which we might better equip ourselves to manage the initiatives we have been asked to lead.

The mission of PMNF is to create a community of practice to foster and encourage the professional development of highly skilled project, program, and portfolio managers, competent and confident in their capacity to drive projects.

 

Dr. Sonia Alvarez-Robinson

For nearly 30 years, Sonia has been helping organizations create high performing cultures by engaging and mobilizing people. Since 2014, she has led Georgia Tech’s organizational effectiveness consulting team. This internal team serves academic, research, learner support, and administrative units by providing strategy development, process improvement, change management, organizational design, and services to strengthen the culture. Sonia also serves as the Principal Empowerment Officer for Georgia Tech’s Resilience Employee Resource Group where she leads programs to build personal and organizational resilience among students, faculty, and staff.

Dr. Tanika Kyle

Dr. Tanika J. Kyle is a sought-after expert in project and portfolio management, strategic planning and implementation, process optimization, product development, leadership, and organizational effectiveness. She holds a Doctorate in Strategic Leadership, an MBA in Marketing, a BBA in International Business, and holds several certifications, including PMP, NPDP, Six Sigma Black Belt, CSM, and Prosci. She is a Program and Portfolio Manager II responsible for leading institute-wide, multi- year transformations at Georgia Institute of Technology, helps lead the portfolio and project management team for Georgia Tech Strategic Consulting, and serves as an ambassador for portfolio management across the Institute. Prior to Tech, Dr. Kyle worked at Acuity Brands as Senior Manager of Project Services responsible for managing domestic and international strategic initiatives, cross- functional process improvements, and product development and portfolio management processes, training, and metrics.