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LATEST PRESS FEATURES
Karan Rhodes Featured on VoyageATL Hidden Gems
Shockingly Different Leadership and CEO, Karan Ferrell-Rhodes, was featured in VoyageATL magazine. Portions of the article have been...
Karan Rhodes | Guest on PeopleStar Podcast by Trakstar
Shockingly Different Leadership CEO, Karan Ferrell-Rhodes, was a podcast guest on the PeopleStar podcast, which is hosted by the company...
Karan Rhodes | Guest on The Rutledge Perspective Podcast with Laurel Rutledge
Shockingly Different Leadership CEO, Karan Ferrell-Rhodes, was a podcast guest on The Rutledge Perspective podcast, hosted by Laurel...
- OCTOBER 5, 2022: Karan was a speaker at the Global Talent Summt 2022, hosted by the Gallup organization. Link to website
- AUGUST 17, 2022: Karan was a guest on The Rutledge Perspective podcast, with host Laurel Rutledge. Link to podcast and show notes.
- JUNE 23, 2022: Shockingly Different Leadership and Karan were featured in the magazine, VoyageATL. Link to article
- 2/05/21 Karan was featured on the podcast, Career View Mirror, with host Joyel Crawford. She weighed in on a rich discussion on perceptions of the Human Resources function and the future of work post-Covid. Link to episode.
- 3/23/21 Karan was featured on the podcast, Transformational Truths, with host, Pastor Travis Hall. They spoke in depth about how leaders can sometimes be subject to fear and impostor syndrome. Link to episode.
- 11/18/20 Karan was a featured panelist at the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance’s DEI town hall on “How Systemic Racism Plays a Role in Our Professional Community.” Link to overview.
- 11/11/20 Karan published an article on Forbes: Three Strategies For Leaders Addicted To Both Success And Fear Of Failure
- 8/11/2020 CEO, Karan Ferrell-Rhodes’ was a presenter at Talent Revealed, a virtual conference hosted by Big Bend SHRM. She spoke on the advantages of incorporating design thinking in Human Resources and hosted a mini-hackathon on diversity & inclusion.
- Karan’s first featured article in Forbes.com was published: Want Productive Working Parents During The Pandemic? Help Them Cope With School Reopening Plans
- 8/01/2020 Karan Rhodes was a featured speaker at the Dare to Dream Virtual Summit.
- 11/05/2019 CEO, Karan Ferrell-Rhodes’ advice is featured on Forbes.com: Defining, And Achieving, Goals: Six Actionable Steps Leaders Can Take
- 10/22/2019 SDL launched the Atlanta chapter of the hr.hackathon alliance. Over 50 HR practitioners hacked a challenge about engaging and retaining Millennials.
- 08/06/2019 PRESS RELEASE: 2019 ScaleHR Human Resources Conference Speaker Line-up Confirmed
- 03/25/2019 CEO, Karan Ferrell-Rhodes led a pre-conference workshop at SHRM-Atlanta’s 2019 SOAHR Conference, entitled, “Delivering Compelling Influence at Work”.
- 02/27/2019 CEO, Karan Ferrell-Rhodes spoke at Church’s Chicken Women’s Leadership Forum on tactics women can use to help accelerate their career goals.
- 06/12/2018 CEO, Karan Ferrell-Rhodes led a breakout session at SHRM-Jacksonville’s HR Conference, entitled, “Is Your Org Unintentionally Sabotaging your HIPO Talent?”
- 04/17/2018 CEO, Karan Ferrell-Rhodes led a breakout session at SHRM-Atlanta’s 2018 SOAHR Conference, entitled, “Is Your Org Unintentionally Sabotaging your HIPO Talent?”
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The African Library Project: (http://africanlibraryproject.org)
Education is one of the keys to building more self-sustainable communities in areas in need. However, in rural communities across the globe, where access to the internet is limited at best, physical books are the window to what is possible and are an agent of change.
The African Library Project collects and recycles high quality books into small sustainable libraries in rural Africa, where books are in short supply.
By partnering with fellow passionate global collaborators, Shockingly Different Leadership joins The African Library Project in celebrating 10 years of building over 1750 libraries in countries like Ghana, Sierra Leone, Lesotho, Malawi, South Africa, Botswana and Swaziland!
How you can help: Incorporated into many of our programs, is a social leadership component, where our participants are given a real-life challenge to help a featured charity, like The African Library Project.
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