Dr. Patricia Grabarek and Dr. Katina Sawyer

DR. PATRICIA GRABAREK is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist with expertise in workplace wellness, culture, employee engagement, leadership, and people analytics. Grabarek has spent her career as a practitioner, mostly working in consulting but, recently, moved internally, leading a people analytics research team at Intuitive. Throughout her career, Grabarek has worked with over sixty different client organizations from various industries, implementing solutions and research to improve wellness, diversity, retention, performance, and engagement. Recently, she was featured on Culture Amp’s list of Top 25 Emerging Culture Creators for 2024. In addition, Grabarek has been featured in various media outlets, including The L.A. Times, CBS News, and CBC Radio. Grabarek is a co-founder of Workr Beeing, a workplace wellness organization providing engaging solutions and accessible content to create positive work environments.

Dr. KATINA SAWYER  is an Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management. Sawyer’s research focuses on diversity, equity, and inclusion in organizations, positive organizational scholarship, and employee well-being. Over the years, Sawyer has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and Harvard Business Review articles. She has been cited in many public outlets including The Atlantic, Forbes, and The Conversation. She has been awarded research grants from the National Science Foundation, as well as various early-career research awards. She also has extensive experience consulting and speaking at various organizations across industries. Sawyer is the other co-founder of Workr Beeing, providing science-backed workplace wellness solutions to organizations.