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APF First Friday: Charting the Future: Becoming a Futurist-in-Residence

In our second APF First Friday session of 2024, Paylocity's current Futurist-in-Residence, Elatia Abate, shares pathways to securing a coveted role as a futurist within leading organizations.

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APF First Friday: Charting the Future: Becoming a Futurist-in-Residence
APF First Friday: Charting the Future: Becoming a Futurist-in-Residence

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Feb 23, 2024, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM EST

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About the session: Charting the Future: Becoming a Futurist-in-Residence

Dive into the evolving market of futurism with Paylocity's current Futurist-in-Residence, Elatia Abate, as they share pathways to securing a coveted role as a futurist within leading organizations. This dynamic session offers a deep dive into the considerations, mindset, and strategies essential for aspiring futurists aiming to make their mark in the commercial sphere. Learn from firsthand experiences about advocating for futurism's value in business, and discover how to position yourself as an indispensable asset in shaping tomorrow's opportunities. Join us for an inspiring discussion that promises to equip you with the knowledge and insights needed to embark on a successful career as a Futurist-in-Residence, transforming future-forward thinking and foresight into strategic advantage.

Our Speaker: Elatia Abate

Elatia Abate, creator of the Future of Now, is an entrepreneur whose mission is to revolutionize the way trailblazing leaders understand, train and fuel their leadership. Named a Forbes leading female futurist, she is a globally recognized expert on the futures of work and strategy and currently serves as Futurist in Residence for Paylocity.

Her Future-Led LeadershipTM learning and development content has been utilized in organizations including Verizon, UniGroup RMI – Rocky Mountain Institute, Grupo Globo, CME Group, Arcus Power, GMAC (Graduate Management Admissions Council), and The College of William and Mary Raymond A. Mason School of Business. 

Elatia is a sought-after keynote speaker on the topics of the future of work, leadership and resilience, sharing her message for audiences of tens and auditoriums of thousands for including, Citi, NY Life, VRBO, Deloitte, Honeywell, Belcorp, and SHRM, among many others. She has a TEDx talk titled, “Pioneering the Future of Work.”

In a former life she served as Global Director, Talent Acquisition with Anheuser-Busch InBev and Vice President of Human Resources at Dow Jones & Company.

Abate is the author of the career design book, Build a Career You Love. She has been featured in Fast Company, Esquire, Chief, Forbes, Exame, and La Voz, as well as in work with Trevor Noah and Tony Robbins. She was the only woman to contribute to the Tony Robbins 2020 Business Resiliency Expert series.

She is an instructor for LinkedIn Learning, in the Continuing Studies Department of Stanford University, and the Executive Education Department of The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. She received her BA and MBA from the University of Chicago.

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