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Get ready to ignite your passion for HR excellence! Nonprofit HR is back for the third year, bringing its expertise to the stage of the SHRM Annual Conference & Expo, June 23-26 in Chicago, Illinois!

At SHRM24, we will be exhibiting at Booth 1420 and leading two thought-provoking sessions. Explore the details of each below. We’re eager to network with forward-thinking social impact organizations and delve into the tools necessary to navigate the people management journey ahead.

Plus, join us on the evening of June 24 for a gathering for executives of social impact organizations! Hosted in partnership with PNI•HCM, OneDigital and Justworks.

Lisa Brown Alexander presenting on stage.




Orchestrating Excellence: A Gathering of Social Impact HR Leaders at SHRM24

Hosted in partnership with: 

Join Nonprofit HR for an evening of networking, collaboration and connection at this gathering for social impact HR executives at SHRM24. We can’t wait to see you there!

Date: Monday, June 24
Time: 6 – 8 p.m. CT

This event is exclusively for nonprofit executives. An RSVP is required to attend.



About each of our partners: 

PNI•HCM is a 26-year established national payroll provider focused on the entire employee lifecycle. As one of the largest privately held payroll and HCM companies in the United States, we offer best-in-industry partnerships, unmatched customer support, and personalized services tailored to fit each client’s exact needs – from recruitment to retirement.

OneDigital is a steward of business growth and people potential. Our team of fierce advocates helps businesses and individuals achieve their aspirations of health, success and financial security. Our insurance, financial services and HR platform provides personalized, tech-enabled solutions for a contemporary work-life experience. 

Justworks is a technology company that levels the playing field for all small businesses. Through our software and as a partner, we help our customers take care of their teams, streamline their operations, and navigate the complex aspects of managing a workforce with confidence. Our flexible platform—which includes Justworks Professional Employer Organization (PEO), Justworks Payroll, and Justworks Employer of Record (EOR)—empowers small businesses to assemble powerful self-service capabilities to meet their payroll, tax, HR, and compliance needs—for U.S-based and international employees and contractors. Plus, we’ve got small business’s backs with 24/7 human support, on-demand expertise, and access to high-quality benefits designed for the modern workforce.

Speaking session details

The Nonprofit Navigator: Shaping the Future of Work in the Social Impact Sector

Date: Monday, June 24
Time: 2 – 3 p.m. CT


Lisa Brown Alexander
President & CEO
Nonprofit HR

The conversation about the future of work often focuses on the business world, highlighting innovation and change. However, this overlooks the vital nonprofit sector, where the dialogue and solutions for it are just as crucial. “The Nonprofit Navigator” is a dynamic session designed to fill this gap. It’s a deep dive for nonprofit leaders and HR professionals into how their work is evolving in the social impact space and links the ideas of futurism in the for-profit sector to the mission-driven world of nonprofits, addressing how to navigate the changing landscape while staying true to core values.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the unique challenges and opportunities of the nonprofit sector in the context of the future of work.
  • Understand the role of nonprofits in ensuring equality of opportunities and aligning with ESG goals.
  • Gain insights into strategies for creating socially responsible work environments in the nonprofit sector. View full session info
  • Empower nonprofit leaders with knowledge to drive positive change and innovation within their organizations.




Directing the Solo Symphony: Mastering the Art of One-Person HR Departments

Date: Monday, June 24
Time: 12:30 –  1:30 p.m. CT


Sidney Abrams, SHRM-SCP
Chief Client Experience Officer
Nonprofit HR
LaNeé Kittrell, MBA, SHRM-SCP
Team Lead and Senior Consultant, Outsourcing
Nonprofit HR

The realm of HR is not exempt from the challenges faced by smaller organizations or single-person HR departments. “Directing the Solo Symphony” will unveil the difficulties unique to these setups and empowers HR leaders to overcome them. Solo HR professionals play a pivotal role in their organizations, often juggling multiple responsibilities. This session acknowledges their unique challenges and provides strategies for tackling them effectively.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify and overcome the challenges faced by solo HR professionals
  • Develop skills for transitioning from an operational role to a strategic leader within small HR departments
  • Explore innovative practices and strategies for achieving greater organizational impact
  • Gain inspiration and practical solutions for excelling in a one-person HR department