Leading During Times of Downsizing and Job Loss

Leading During Times of Downsizing and Job Loss


Virginia Nelson

Founder of Empowerment Plus
Empowerment Plus

PMIWDC Non-Member Rate

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Event Location

Federal Aviation Administration, Bessie Coleman Conference Room. 2nd Floor Mezzanine room 2A
800 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC, 20591

Agenda and Cost:
  • 11:30 am: Networking begins
  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm: Program
  • Keynote Speaker: Virginia Nelson

Participants will summarize common reactions to downsizing and job loss and identify corresponding leadership strategies; identify best practices for communicating information about downsizing; and identify strategies to enhance resiliency

Special Instructions: 

This session is free of charge, pre-registration is required. Space is limited for this meeting. Please contact the PMIWDC office at 703-683-4804 with any cancellations.

Please note that attendees who do NOT have an FAA/DOT badge must use the building entrance on Independence Avenue.

Space is limited for this meeting. Please contact the PMIWDC office at 703-683-4804 with any cancellations.

PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs

About the Speaker

Virginia Nelson

Empowerment Plus
Founder of Empowerment Plus

Virginia Nelson is the founder of Empowerment Plus, a training enterprise in Glenn Dale, MD. With an extensive background in human resource development, she possesses excellent facilitation, consultative, and management skills. Prior to starting her own training business, she was a Senior Trainer at Booz-Allen & Hamilton.

Ms. Nelson is a Past President of the American Society for Training & Development (Washington, DC Chapter) and served on the Board of Directors for five years.
She has a B.S. in Psychology from Spelman College and a M.S. in Human Resource Development from Bowie State University. She has also taught Grad School at Bowie as an Adjunct Professor on the subject of Presentation and Facilitation skills.

Some of her clients include: Magellan Health Services, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, University of Maryland School of Dentistry, Maryland Department of Education, New Hanover County Public School (Wilmington, NC) and Prince George’s Community College in addition to corporate and private sector clients.

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