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Exceptional Lineup of Keynote Speakers for NPMA Women's Forum

Fairfax, VA – March 31, 2022 – The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) announced today three keynote speakers that will kickstart each day of the Women’s Forum, taking place May 3-5 in Nashville, TN. The Women’s Forum is an opportunity for men and women from across the pest management industry to come together to learn about creating an inclusive environment and recognizing the contributions of all stakeholders.


Starting things off on Tuesday, May 3 is Brigid Schulte, Director of the Better Life Lab & The Good Life Initiative at New America, presenting her session, Overwhelmed: How to Work, Love, Play When No One Has the Time. Drawing on her extensive research for her best-selling book and in her role as director of The Better Life Lab at New America, Brigid uses stories and data to show how transforming that outdated work culture, focusing on mission, performance, flexibility and healthy, happy workers, not only leads to better work, but allows time for a better life.


Wednesday, May 4 programming features Kristen Hadeed, Founder of Student Maid, Igniter at Start With Why with her session Human Leadership: Be You! In this session, Kristen shares the story of how she embraced her imperfections and created an environment where anyone, no matter their gender, role, or background, can become the best version of themselves.


Finishing things off on Thursday, May 5 is Shasta Nelson, Friendship Expert, with her session The Resilient Workplace: How to Create a Supportive Culture. In this session, Shasta, author of The Business of Friendship: Making the Most of the Relationships Where We Spend Most of Our Time, combines science, story, and real-life application to inspire more meaningful connections at work, creating an organizational culture that thrives.


Registration for the Women’s Forum is now open at https://womensforum.npmapestworld.org. Members of the pest management community will not want to miss these inspiring keynote speakers along with ample opportunity for peer discussions on critical topics, networking, and social activities.




About the National Pest Management Association

The NPMA, a non-profit organization with more than 5,000 members, was established in 1933 to support the pest management industry's commitment to the protection of public health, food, and property from the diseases and dangers of pests. For more information, visit www.NPMAPestWorld.org.