The workforce continues to evolve at a staggering rate on a global level, with labor shortages and resignation rates reaching all-time highs. Learning and development (L&D) professionals have a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of strengthening the talent pipeline by creating learning programs that inspire and engage learners in ways that will benefit them and their organizations.

Join Debbie Wooldridge, CEO and founder of ttcInnovations, and Kesha Dougan, master instructional designer, as they take you on a journey through the role L&D plays in shaping learner engagement in ways that will result in higher levels of organizational engagement.

This interactive session will provide easy-to-understand insights on:

  • Recognizing the link between learner engagement and organizational engagement.
  • Helping learners connect what they’re learning with why it matters to them and your organization.
  • Following a framework for designing learning programs with a mindset to inspire (and engage) your learners.


Debbie Wooldridge, CEO & Founder, ttcInnovations

Debbie Wooldridge is the founding president and CEO of DW Training and Development, Inc. dba ttcInnovations. Under her skillful and experienced leadership, ttcInnovations has provided businesses with engaging learning solutions for over 20 years. Through instructor-led and web-based training programs utilizing system simulations, virtual environments and other innovative approaches, Debbie’s company has ultimately helped some of the world’s largest and most recognized businesses enhance on-the-job performance, improve their customers’ satisfaction, deliver significant business results and achieve their goals. In addition, she has published two books on intrapreneurship, “Unleashing the Intrapreneur: Changing the Face of Corporate America One Millennial at a Time” and “A Manager’s Guide to Unleashing the Intrapreneur.”

Kesha Dougan, Master Instructional Designer, ttcInnovations

Kesha Dougan has been in the learning industry for over 20 years helping companies and individuals reach their highest potential. Helping companies create training solutions to match the needs of their learners is a deep passion of hers. She is a true creative who brings her out-of-the-box thinking and can-do spirit into everything she does. Her philosophy is to be open to change and willing to take risks that produce breakthrough performance.