Friday, May 6th from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Please Note: This meeting will be taking place on a FRIDAY for the month of May, due to a scheduling conflict with our venue on our usual date.
We will be meeting at Bay Oaks Country Club and lunch will be served.
Address: 14545 Bay Oaks Blvd, Houston, TX 77059
“Breaking the Silence on Mental Illness: Bringing Supportive Conversations to the Workplace” by Kimberly King, DisAbility Inclusion Program Manager at Hewlett Packard
Successful leaders know that healthy employees are a competitive edge and they know that small shifts can have a major impact. By focusing on how to hold supportive mental health conversations in the workplace, this seminar will help everyone to protect their mental health now and in the future.
- Reduce stigma associated with mental illness
- Raise awareness about the mental health continuum
- Help people recognize mental distress in others and in themselves
- Boost productivity by determining how to handle stress and make health choices
- 11:30-12:00 Check-in / Networking / Announcements / Lunch
- 12:00-1:00 Speaker Presentation, followed by Q&A
Re-certification credits are available for this event (1 SHRM PDC; 1 hour HRCI) and will be shared with attendees after the meeting.
Guests are always welcome and encouraged to attend our meetings!
For on-site luncheon, networking, and presentation at Bay Oaks:
- $38 TXBA SHRM Member
- $48 Non-Member / Guest
- $20 Student
About the Speaker
Kimberly King is a DisAbility Inclusion Program Manager at Hewlett Packard. She started in her new role in April 2022. Kimberly leads disability employment, inclusion, accessibility programs, and processes across the HP employee experience. She works with Global Disabilities ERG’s referred to as Business Impact Networks (BINs) at HP assisting in defining and executing a strategy for attracting, retaining, developing, and creating an inclusive work environment for employees with disabilities.
Prior to coming to HP, Kimberly worked for the Texas Workforce Commission – Vocational Rehabilitation Services as a Business Relations Consultant for over 6 years overseeing their Business Relations Department for the Houston Gulf Coast Region where she was responsible for leading teams, formulating strategies, driving initiatives and executing programs to find and retain employment for people with disabilities.
Before joining TWC-VRS, Kimberly served in several management roles in Sales, Marketing & Business Development for Fortune 500 Consumer Good Company’s where she grew revenues for top brands
Kimberly holds a Master’s degree in International Studies from University of St. Thomas and a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Indiana University.
She is inspired daily by her husband Tony and their daughter Kyndall. In her free time, Kimberly loves writing, long distance running and having staycations with the family.