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Independence EVP and chief people officer Crystal Ashby joins Philadelphia Citizen panel on the future of in-person work

By September 19, 2022February 20th, 2023Events & Sponsorships Featured Health & Well-being Leadership

Independence Blue Cross (Independence) Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer Crystal Ashby participated in a panel discussion organized by The Philadelphia Citizen about the future of Philadelphia’s in-person work culture.

“Philadelphia is a big, small city. Everyone knows everyone else. We are all connected. We all have to care for each other. Everybody has to decide this is what we have to do as a city. This is who we are. You have to reconnect with those things that have been torn apart,” said Ashby.

Ashby was joined by city corporate leaders Kimberly Smith, VP of Workplace Strategy at JLL and Angela Val, president and CEO of Visit Philadelphia. Prema Katari Gupta, vice president for Parks and Public Realm at Center City District and executive director at Central Philadelphia Development Corporation moderated the panel.

Watch the full discussion here.