Women in Business Chapter breakfast
Dr Sydney Savion, Chief Learning Officer: Learning, Performance, & Analytics Transformation, Air New Zealand
Dr. Sydney M. Savion is passionate about building organizational ecosystems centred on real human needs.
As a thought leader, award-winning author, and top learning officer, she:
✔ Won 15 awards in 3 years
✔ Garnered 100+ articles/features in national publications
✔ Authored a critically acclaimed book
With an entrepreneurial spirit she spearheaded global learning strategies while strengthening talent, information, and knowledge management across the enterprise. Dr. Savion designed measurable employee-centered learning interventions, crafted nimble global business processes, optimized organizational scalability, and harmonized business acquisitions.
Throughout her career, Dr. Savion redefined organizational cultures to spark innovation and drive productivity. Dedicated to developing human capabilities and integrating learning in the flow of work 24/7, she provides collaborative, experiential, and reflective learning ecosystems. She is known for encouraging continuous learning, promoting systems of influence, maximizing business impacts, and delivering unprecedented results.
Dr. Savion serves on the editorial board of Training Industry Magazine and served on a wide range of for-and not-for profit boards. As a respected thought leader, she have been an author and speaker at Columbia University and Harvard Faculty Club. She earned a research-based Doctorate of Education with a concentration in Human and Organizational Learning from George Washington University and a Master of Public Administration. Dr. Savion retired as a commissioned officer after twenty years of distinguished reserve and active service in the United States Air Force. She joined Air New Zealand as GM of Learning in February 2018. Her interest in life transition was born out of studying the interrelationships, actions, and reactions of individuals, organizations, and communities in order to understand and help them define and solve their problems
Date: 29th May
Time: 7.15am to 9.00am
Venue: The Northern Club, Princes Street, Auckland, 1010
Cost: Members $60 inc GST, Non-members $75 inc GST