Join Dalit's hosted lunch table: Finding self fulfilment at work
The workspace of today stretches well beyond the role we were hired for. Employees are seeking identity, belonging, and self fulfilment, in addition to the desire for professional growth. Self fulfilment can mean many things, and to a growing number of people, that includes thinking about a future that includes more than just oneself.
In 2020 The Women’s Network at The New York Times (the biggest ERG at the company) initiated and worked closely together with corporate benefits team to bring fertility benefits to the company for the first time. This is a huge milestone and one that led to several other benefits around family planning at the company. As a co-chair of the Women’s Network and committee lead for Project Hatch (the committee that led this initiative), Dalit will share her personal story that ignited this initiative and she'll invite participants to share their own experiences and discuss ways of enhancing self fulfilment in the workplace.
To join this lunch table on Tuesday 7 February please sign up at the registration desk.
Dalit Shalom is a Design Manager at The New York Times where she guides the creation of new formats, elements and features that advance storytelling. Her work lives at the heart of editorial, research, ideation, and prototyping, and she believes in design as a vehicle for helping people understand and navigate complexities. In her current role, she focuses on Trust and Credibility, interfacing with multiple desks and teams across the newsroom, and working closely with the masthead partners to define key moments that help clarify The Times’ journalism to readers. She also served as the co-chair of the Women’s Network, NYT’s largest ERG.
Previously, Dalit’s work included consulting and bringing projects to life for NASA, This American Life, and The New York Public Library, to name a few. She holds a BDes from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem, and a Masters degree from the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at NYU.
In addition to her current role at The New York Times, Dalit teaches design thinking classes at Tandon School of Engineering NYU and at the Columbia School of Journalism. She is also an alum of the Sulzberger Executive Leadership Program (’22) and a board member of the Society of News Design.