Livestream: Distance makes the job grow fonder

Virtual working

Start Date: 27 May 2020

Start Time: 8:00 PM

End Time: 8:30 PM

Duration: 0 hour 30 minutes

Capacity: 1000

Join us for the next livestream of our CMI Women: Managing the New Normal series.

CMI Chartered Fellow Dr Jummy Okoya is Senior Lecturer, Organisation Behaviour & Human Resource Management and Chair, Women’s Network & Athena Swan Lead, University of East London (UEL). Dr Okoya is also a CMI Women Board Member.

Jummy will share her insights on how managers can support their teams emotionally whilst increasing productivity. Managing the new normal requires an understanding of fluctuating emotions and she will provide practical tips on embracing joy and happiness at work. This event is a must-see for those who wish to lead with love and commit to bettering their own mental health and wellbeing.

We will be taking questions from CMI Women members throughout and suggesting further reading on the topic. You will be able to engage with other members in discussion in the Facebook group both during the event and after.

To view the session and take part you will need to join the CMI Women Facebook Group, which you can do here.


Dr Jummy Okoya

Dr Olajumoke (Jummy) Okoya PhD, FRSA, FCMI, SFHEA, MCIPD

Dr Jummy Okoya is Associate Programme Leader for MSc Human Resource Management, former MBA Director and Chair of the Women’s Network at the University of East London. She is passionate about gender parity and using her leadership experience to support women new to leadership.
She is also a multisector HR & positive psychology consultant focusing on wellbeing and human flourishing. She is a qualified positive psychologist who uniquely integrates positive psychology interventions with HR tools to achieve a flourishing organisation and thriving employees
She was listed among top 50 inspirational black women in the UK in 2019.


  • Free event

Enquiries contact

Questions about this event should be addressed to CMI Events at or by telephone on 01536 207485.

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