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Portland Education Event: Navigating Team Dynamics and Generational Differences in the Workplace - 08.07.18

Navigating Team Dynamics and Generational Differences in the Workplace

We are excited to announce the 2018 Summer Women in Environment (WIE) Education event!

For this event we have invited the experts at The Corraggio Group to provide an interactive session which will provide attendees the tools to promote successful team dynamics and improve strategies to communicate effectively in a multi-generational work environment.

Session Highlights:

  • Learn the similarities and differences of the 4-5 generations in today’s workplace 
  • Explore how to lead successful teams bringing all voices to the table
  • Gain tools to enhance your teams and workplace environments

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
The Cleaners @ Ace Hotel, 403 SW 10th, Portland, OR 97203

Please join us for this interactive event which will leave you inspired to identify the best path forward with your team!

This event is free thanks to our wonderful sponsors. Please RSVP by Wednesday, July 31, 2018, so we can be sure to have lunch for everyone!  RSVP HERE


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Thank you to our event sponsors: Larkins Vacura Kayser LLP, Jacobs, and Terraphase Engineering Inc. 






We would also like to thank our corporate sponsors: Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc., Shannon & Wilson, Inc., and Anchor QEA.

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About Coraggio Group:

Coraggio Group is a strategy and organizational change consulting firm from Portland, Oregon. Our clients choose us to help them get clear, get focused and get moving on their most important strategic, operational and organizational challenges. They count on us for our insight, knowledge and guidance in helping them to solve complicated business problems, make critical decisions and identify the right path forward. To learn more about Coraggio please visit


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Linda Favero, Principal

People energize Linda. Whether she’s coaching an individual or facilitating a large group, she thrives on interacting with people. Linda began her career as a marketer before transitioning to a coach and facilitator focusing on helping clients develop both their individual and department strategy.

Linda partners with leaders to develop their full potential through thoughtful strategic planning, effective communication and implementation. In addition, she advises clients on how to develop and enhance the experience of their stakeholders. She is passionate about bringing greater awareness to generational differences in the workplace and has published research in the Journal of Business Communication as well as facilitated talks and workshops on this topic.

Prior to joining Coraggio, she spent 10 years at the University of Oregon, Portland campus most recently as the Assistant Dean of Students and Career Services. She also spent significant time working in the legal industry as a Client Relations Manager for Perkins Coie and Davis Wright Tremaine. She has a M.S. in Management Communication from the University of Portland and a B.A. in Rhetoric and Communication from the University of Oregon. Linda is also a Board Member for Project Lemonade.  

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Sarah Lechner, Associate Principal

Sarah is an influential change maker who champions broad stakeholder involvement, clear alignment between values and strategies and a strengths-based approach to develop inclusive and intentional relationships. She is a skillful facilitator and trusted advisor who guides leaders, teams and organizations in the design and execution of organizational effectiveness, process improvement and change initiatives that advance leadership, capability and culture.

Sarah has spent the last 14 years developing leaders, programs and strategies in purpose-driven organizations. Prior to joining Coraggio, she worked internally with a large healthcare organization on the design, integration, and continuous improvement of system-wide organizational effectiveness and leadership development initiatives.

With her early roots in community organizing work, Sarah is attentive to creating inclusive processes, encouraging authentic leadership and communication as well as establishing strong collaborative partnerships. She creates client experiences that not only advance organizational strategy but leverage the process to leave leaders and teams more connected and capable of carrying out the work they care the most about.

Sarah has an M.A. in Leadership and Organization Development from Saybrook University and a B.A. in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Social Ecology from Denison University. 

Earlier Event: July 21
WIE Board Meeting