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Carina Celesia Moore, M.A., SPHR, CPLP, SHRM-SCP is Director of the University of California - Davis HR: Talent Management and Development and is responsible for learning and development strategies for over 30,000 employees at both the UC Davis campus and the UC Davis Health campus in Sacramento. She oversees professional development, leadership development, training administration, worklife and wellness, performance management, and career coaching and counseling. Carina cultivates excellence in people and organizations through innovative programs and impactful organizational consulting and coaching. She has over 25 years of experience in human resources and enjoys transforming organizations into places where people contribute their best work. Carina has created numerous best practice programs, courses, and learning and development resources that have received national recognition. Since 2004, Carina has been an active member of the Western Association of College and University Business Officers (WACUBO) as a conference speaker, faculty at the Business Management Institute, and chair of the Mentoring Program. She served as an instructor at UC Davis Extension for 19 years, has served as part-time faculty at CSU Sacramento in the Graduate Career Counselor Education Department, and currently serves as adjunct faculty at the University of the Pacific Benerd School of Education, Master’s program in Organizational Learning & Effectiveness. Carina holds a Master’s degree in curriculum and teaching from Columbia University Teachers College in New York.