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When: 8/16/2018
7:30 - 9:00 AM
Where: Palace Ballroom
2100 5th Ave
Seattle, Washington  98121
United States
Contact: Association Services

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Winning the War on Talent -

Panel Discussion



Approved for 1 HRCI general credit and 1 SHRM-SCP and SHRM-CP PDC


Come participate in a lively panel discussion surrounding the war on talent. We will hear from a panel of leaders in hiring their struggles, strategies and thought leadership on successfully hiring and growing in a tight labor market.




Meet our Panel of Leaders


Yvette Herrera-Greer, Global Recruiter, PATH. Yvette is a responsible for recruiting Program Assistants, Senior Program Assistants, Administrative staff and Program Officers at PATH. In addition, she is the diversity and inclusion lead and outreach point person with primary responsibility for keeping the U.S. offices on track in regards to OFCCP compliance. 


PATH is a global team of innovators working to eliminate health inequities so people, communities, and economies can thrive. We advise and partner with institutions, investors, and businesses of all sizes to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. Because better health moves humanity forward.



Nabeel Chowdhury, Director of Recruiting, 24 Seven. Nabel has been hiring creatives in the Seattle market for the past six years. Currently as the Director of Recruitment at 24 Seven, Nabeel primarily focuses on design, marketing, and content driven skillsets. He is leading a small, but effective team of recruiters that hires for some of the top advertising, retail, and e-commerce firms in Seattle. His team has been responsible for hiring over 200 individuals already in 2018. Prior to 24 Seven, Nabeel was the Lead Recruiter at MAQ Consulting, a Microsoft focused staffing firm.


As a strategic resource for talent management, 24 Seven helps creatively driven global brands identify, recruit and secure game changing talent. Our innovative approach combines global reach, industry expertise and market intelligence to deliver top performers that advance your unique business goals. We are the go-to-talent source for the world's top teams in Digital Marketing, Creative Services, Technology, Content, E-commerce, Beauty, Fashion and Retail.



Benjamin Freedman, Manager, Recruiting at AGC Biologics. Benjamin is a dynamic talent acquisition leader with an expertise in architecting company culture through recruitment. With the diversity of his background, Benjamin brings a robust understanding of both local and national recruitment in a variety of industries including but not limited to legal, non-profit, high technology, aerospace and biotechnology. Benjamin recently joined AGC Biologics

as the Manager of Recruitment.


AGC Biologics offers deep industry expertise and uniquely customized services for the scale-up and cGMP manufacture of protein-based therapeutics, from pre-clinical to commercial production, both mammalian and microbial.




Shannon Anderson, Director of Talent, Madrona Venture Group. Shannon is Madrona’s Director of Talent at Madrona Venture Group. In this role Shannon is the center of the Madrona talent network, identifying rising stars for Madrona’s portfolio companies and the Pacific NW startup ecosystem. She is also the strategic HR partner to portfolio companies and shares her talent perspective with the firm on Madrona investments.


Since 1995, Madrona Venture Group has helped technology entrepreneurs launch and grow world-class companies. The heart and soul of what we do is act as strategic board members and advisors on everything from helping to define business strategy, hiring the best team, to connecting you with the right customers and partners, to advising on key financial decisions and, ultimately, on the IPO and M&A processes. We’ve seen it all and bring decades of experience to the table. You won’t find a more committed group of people working on your behalf.



Date | Thursday, August 16, 2018

2100 5th Ave | Seattle, WA | 98121


Registration & Networking | 7:30am to 8am 

Breakfast & Program | 8am to 9am 


Price | Seattle SHRM Member $35, Non-member $45, and Student: $20*  




Sponsor: TBD


Last day to register | Monday, August 13, 2018 at 5:00 PM. Walk-in registrants will be charged $50 at the door. Please call Association Services for registration help @ (206) 623-8632.


*Students must be enrolled in the equivalent of 6 credit hours (minimum) per term in a degree seeking program including coursework related to Human Resource Management.


Refund Policy: We will gladly issue refunds for event registrations that are canceled before the registration deadline. Because we need to make venue arrangements and order meals in advance, we are unable to refund registration fees after the deadline. No-shows who have registered but not paid in advance will be billed. Substitutions are always welcome. Please request your substitute to inform the registration desk that they are attending in your place.


Seattle SHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.




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