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Curiosity Thrilled the Cat


Donna Pahel
Founder & CEO, 21 Day Story


Creative Courage Keynote


Organization change leader and empathetic disruptor, Donna Pahel, Co-Founder and CEO of 21 Day Story, will lead us through a provocative yet practical discussion on how we can lean into our creative courage to unleash curiosity as your superpower. You’ll discover how to unearth new possibilities for impacting employee wellbeing. KAPOW!
Learning Objectives:
  • Practice curiosity to better understand your challenges
  • Learn critical thinking methods with a lens of creativity and curiosity
  • Recognize how to use creativity to find the new possibilities in your pursuit to align wellbeing as a strategic priority 


This program is an approved provider of continuing education units (CEUs) through NWI and NCHEC, and pending approval for SHRM.

Keynote Biography: 

Donna Pahel brings more than 25 years of experience in the field of organizational transformation at the systemic level. She’s a respected and empathetic disruptor who has helped organizations and their people deliver and innovate across the spectrum of market structures and organizational scales.
Donna’s experience spans regional, national and global organizations including Walmart, Sam’s Club, Giant Eagle, GGP (now Brookfield Properties), PPG and Episerver. Her people-first, technology-enabled approach creates an all-around winning scenario for organizations, leaders, employees, and their customers.
Donna is a proud Hapa, and mama to her daughters Kaelin and Nola — two trailblazers in their own right.

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