WorkLife Partnership announced today that Chief Operating Officer Cindy Williams will be presenting at the upcoming HERO Forum23 on Wednesday, September 27 at 2:40 pm. The annual conference featuring senior well-being leaders from exemplary companies will be held September 27-29 in Salt Lake City at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek. This year’s theme is “Doing Well by Doing Good: How Responsible Organizations are Addressing Societal Challenges.”

Williams will join other speakers highlighting the alignment between workforce health and well-being efforts and shared value, spanning barriers encountered, innovative strategies being tested, and results that are shaping future strategies. HERO Forum23 will explore how environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and other value frameworks are currently defined and measured, the effects an organization’s efforts can have on workers, where workforce health and well-being fits into the mix, and how successfully addressing societal challenges can help drive organizational performance and population health.

Williams will be presenting with WorkLife’s vendor partner, Chief Executive Officer of Sunny Day Fund Sid Pailla and WorkLife’s Senior Resource Navigator, Ellen Gutoske. The presentation, “Why Access to Alternative Financial Wellness Programs is Critical to Worker Health” will establish a foundational understanding of how financial wellness fits into the social determinants of health and examine the many facets of financial well-being. Using WorkLife’s own experience as a small employer, the presentation will then demonstrate how small and medium-sized businesses can launch and sustain programs that address the various factors that influence an individual’s financial wellbeing. 

“WorkLife Partnership’s presentation is crucial in bringing this year’s theme to life,” says HERO President & CEO Karen Moseley. “It’s because of organizations like WorkLife Partnership that we’re able to connect science and practice for workforce health and well-being and move toward new levels of acceptance and accountability.”

Full Agenda and Registration Details

HERO Forum23, in addition to Williams’ presentation, will feature a wide range of General Session Keynotes and Panels, Deep Dives, and multiple Breakout Sessions and Learning Labs along with plenty of networking, fun, fitness, and exploration in Salt Lake City. Check out the full agenda and registration details.

About HERO

HERO (Health Enhancement Research Organization) is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation that was established in 1996. HERO is dedicated to identifying and sharing best practices that improve the health and well-being of employees, their families, and communities. To learn more, visit www.hero-health.org. Follow us on LinkedIn.

About WorkLife Partnership

WorkLife Partnership is a nonprofit organization dedicated to economic equity and thriving workplaces across the country. WorkLife deploys its Resource Navigator benefit inside of businesses to provide personalized, immediate, one-on-one assistance when workers need it most. WorkLife Resource Navigators minimize work disruptions, decrease absenteeism, improve workers’ financial stability and ultimately increase employee retention and engagement. WorkLife’s current partners include Bobo’s Oat Bars, Denver Health, Freedman Seating and Community Bridges, Inc.