Kick off 2019 with a conversation about cultivating and strengthening employee
communities. On January 30th, we’ll be sitting down with Adriana Bokel Herde, Chief People Officer of Pegasystems, to discuss her passion for improving employee experience through technology.

Adriana has spent her career driving innovation in the way HR delivers services to employees. By improving internal processes, she is able to create more time for employees to perform their functions, increasing overall productivity, engagement, and retention.

Be sure to reserve your seat today and take note of the new location at CiC’s brand new space.

Please note that as of January 2019, we will be requesting that attendees give a minimum of a $1 donation for attendance to our events. Changemaker Chats is a volunteer based organization, and we rely on donations from sponsors and attendees to continue to offer our events to women in the Boston area and across the globe. While we do ask for a small donation for attendance to our events, if cost is ever a barrier, please contact us at

We appreciate your continued support and participation in our community of Changemakers, helping to create a platform for women’s voices.


Jan 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

Admission: By Donation (min $1)


245 Main Street, 3rd floor
Cambridge, MA 02142


For more than 20 years, Adriana has held leadership positions in fast growing companies and is recognized as an innovative, high-performing leader with the ability to architect, execute, and drive business growth. Her areas of expertise include business strategy, talent recruitment and development, diversity initiatives, change management, leadership development, operations, innovation, and employee experience.

Born in Brazil, Ms. Herde has held positions all over the world and is fluent in English, Portuguese, and German. She holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, an MA in Adult Educational Psychology & Educational Psychology from Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München, and a Clinical Psychology dual degree from UCLA and Pontificia Universidade Catolica in Rio de Janeiro. She is currently a member of the MIT Women Alumni Leadership team.


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