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SHRM Government Affairs to take on Global Focus

Emily M. Dickens, currently has oversight for administrative services, the executive office, and government affairs. Last month she assumed responsibility for leading SHRM’s Global Outreach efforts. As a result, the SHRM government affairs team has added Karen E. Mitchell, as a global outreach and international policy expert. Karen has been with SHRM for three years following nine years with nine years with the Organization of American States (OAS), working with high-level Government leaders from around the world.

Through global outreach, SHRM seeks to lead conversations regarding laws, regulations and practices that impact business and employment on the global stage—in alignment with SHRM key advocacy pillars, to make work, workers and the workplace better. SHRM partners with numerous organizations to assist with its global policy work:

World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA) www.wfpma.org

North America Human Resource Management Association (NAHRMA) www.wfpma.org

International Organisation of Employers (IOE) https://www.ioe-emp.org

The United States Council for International Business (USCIB) https://www.uscib.org

Governments 20 (G20)—Business 20 (B20) https://www.b20saudiarabia.org.sa

International Labour Organization (ILO) https://www.ilo.org

If you would like to know how SHRM’s global efforts can help your organization email governmentaffairs@shrm.org.