Magazine article HRMagazine

Robin Roberts to Open SHRM Annual Conference

Magazine article HRMagazine

Robin Roberts to Open SHRM Annual Conference

Article excerpt

Globe-trotting journalist Robin Roberts, co-anchor of ABC's "Good Morning America," will be the opening keynote speaker on June 22 at the Society for Human Resource Management's (SHRM) 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition in Orlando, Fla.

Her global assignments have included traveling to Brussels with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; to London, to cover the wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton; to Haiti, to report on the devastating earthquake there; and travels with U.S. presidents.

Roberts made news herself after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2007 and fought a public battle against the disease, allowing cameras to film her treatment and recovery.

In 2012, she underwent a lifesaving bone marrow transplant for myelodysplastic syndrome, a group of blood and bone marrow disorders. Following the media coverage of her illness and her advocacy for people to register to become marrow donors, more than 56,000 people joined the donor registry. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.