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Communicating During Times of Change
April 17, 2019 @ 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
After spending millions of dollars and thousands of hours in planning, the community-based coworking space, Catapult, was forced to head in a new direction in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Catapult’s executive director, Christina Graham, will share the lessons she has learned when communicating during times of change. She will discuss the plans for Catapult 3.0 and the impact it’s having on the community.
Local Image Awards will also be presented.
Registration ends Monday, April 15.
About the Presenter:
Christina Graham, a Connecticut native, moved to Lakeland to attend Southeastern University to pursue a degree in Finance and Marketing. She began her career with the LEDC as one of Catapult’s first interns in 2014. After graduating, Christina continued with Catapult as the Assistant Director before transitioning to YLakeland, a recruitment and retention initiative for college students and young professionals. At YLakeland, she launched several new programs including a brand ambassador program and an internship program to connect college students to paid internships locally. In August 2018, Christina transitioned back to Catapult to serve as the Executive Director. In this role, she is coordinating the transition to the new Catapult space on Lake Mirror and implementing new programs to help entrepreneurs reach the next level.