How to Be Happier in Tumultuous Times – with Laurie Santos
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Joan Christel

Joan Christel Joan Christel is senior vice president and head of corporate citizenship & global inclusion for State Street. In this role, she oversees State Street’s global commitment to corporate citizenship and social responsibility, inclusion, diversity and equity, employee engagement, and culture transformation.  She serves as a board member of State Street Foundation and represents State Street on the Boston women’s workforce council and the Massachusetts business roundtable. Previously, Christel held the role of chief administrative officer for global human resources & corporate citizenship. Prior to joining State Street in 2017, she worked for a large health insurer and several consulting firms where she assisted clients undergoing significant transformation with a focus on organizational change, human capital management, and operational excellence. She is an active community volunteer and chairs the board of advisors for Boston Ballet. Christel holds a MBA and MSW from Boston College and a BA degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. @statestreet



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