The Role of Community Colleges in Advancing Social Justice and Economic Equity

2022-04-15T12:58:57-07:00

The Role of Community Colleges in Advancing Social Justice and Economic Equity Higher Education Leadership Panel Discussion Thursday, April 28, 2022 10:00 – 11:00 AM Los Angeles | 1:00 – 2:00 PM New York Community colleges play a significant role in the U.S. educational system: they offer flexible access to educational opportunities to students of diverse backgrounds. Join School of Leadership Studies Dean Dr. Barbara Mink and her distinguished guests. The panel of experts in the field will discuss how community colleges nationwide have the potential to advance social justice and economic equity in the U.S. Register for Event [...]

The Role of Community Colleges in Advancing Social Justice and Economic Equity2022-04-15T12:58:57-07:00

Remembering Connie Goldman, a Positive Aging Visionary

2022-04-07T00:13:58-07:00

Connie Goldman on her 90th birthday (photo from News from People in Public Media Current) Connie Goldman, the renowned reporter on positive aging, died on March 8, 2022. She was a long-time friend of Fielding’s Creative Longevity and Wisdom Program and she herself contributed many books and articles documenting creativity and wisdom over the lifespan. Simone de Beauvoir said that “Nothing should be more expected than old age: nothing is more unforeseen.” Age was a destination foreseen by Connie Goldman decades long before she ever arrived there. Goldman was a distinguished journalist active in the early days of National [...]

Remembering Connie Goldman, a Positive Aging Visionary2022-04-07T00:13:58-07:00

Is Being an Ally Enough?

2022-04-04T21:21:03-07:00

By Fielding alum Theresa Southam, Ph.D. (HOD’20) Awareness of inequities in this world continues to grow. Following the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s responses to the 94 calls for action amass in Canada. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought attention to longstanding health inequities in the United States. The murder of George Floyd has made many reflect on the complicit nature of bystanders and systemic racism. It is difficult to ignore one’s role in colonization, inequity, and racism. To change, academics and non-academics may embrace the role of ally. Being an ally involves awareness of the horrific histories that have led to systemic [...]

Is Being an Ally Enough?2022-04-04T21:21:03-07:00

Arab American Heritage Month Reflections from V.P. of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

2022-04-06T18:51:31-07:00

In April 2019, President Biden signed a resolution to recognize the contributions of Arab-Americans to the United States as National Arab American Heritage Month. This profound move acknowledges the contributions of individuals of Arab descent to the United States. The Arab World consists of 22 countries in West Asia and North Africa, including Algeria, Bahrain, the Comoros Islands, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. This pastiche of nations is also full of rich religious diversity that includes individuals from the Christian, Druze, Jewish, and [...]

Arab American Heritage Month Reflections from V.P. of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion2022-04-06T18:51:31-07:00

Women’s History Month: Alum Marjorie Woo, Ph.D. Offers a Perspective for Women in Mid-Career

2022-03-31T17:17:12-07:00

Marjorie Woo, PHD, MCC Marjorie Woo, Ph.D., is the founder and Chairman Emeritus of Keystone Group (Shanghai) Inc., a coaching service pioneer in China and Asia. She is a Master Certified Coach (MCC) and former Director of the Professional Coaches Global Board of the International Coaching Federation. Under her leadership, Dr. Woo’s company has coached over 2,000 managers and senior-level executives and 30,000 mid-level managers in China since 1998. Dr. Woo is a visionary and co-editor of Leadership Coaching in China, the first publication to fully explore the experience of Western coaches operating at the highest levels of [...]

Women’s History Month: Alum Marjorie Woo, Ph.D. Offers a Perspective for Women in Mid-Career2022-03-31T17:17:12-07:00

Women’s History Month: Women Leaders and Empathy

2022-04-01T18:10:38-07:00

Andriana Eliadis, Ph.D. Alum Andriana Eliadis, Ph.D. (HOD’19) joined Fielding’s annual Call across the Globe on March 11 and shared her leadership story and the significant role her Mother, Kalliopi Elliadis, played in her life. Dr. Eliadis is a Greek-American bilingual coach who divides her time between the USA and Europe. She is the co-founder of Executive Communication USA-Hellas-Cyprus Inc., an international company specializing in corporate training, translations, and executive coaching. She has been living and working in New York, Athens—Greece, and Limassol—Cyprus. Dr. Eliadis was a corporate trainer and coach at Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company and subsequently [...]

Women’s History Month: Women Leaders and Empathy2022-04-01T18:10:38-07:00

Women’s History Month: Helping Children Thrive

2022-03-29T22:35:36-07:00

Clinical Psychology doctoral student and Black Student Association Recording Secretary Brianna J. Downey shares what inspires her work with children and discusses how she manages to balance studies and life. During Women’s History Month, our focus is on women providing healing and promoting hope. You have provided one-on-one developmental services to children and adolescents with developmental and behavioral barriers, such as Autism, Conduct Disorder, and ADHD/ADD. What do you find most rewarding by giving your time and energy to work with people who need it? Brianna J. Downey There are many aspects of my work that I [...]

Women’s History Month: Helping Children Thrive2022-03-29T22:35:36-07:00

Women’s History Month: Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope.

2022-03-27T23:44:51-07:00

Clinical Psychology doctoral candidate and President of Black Student Association Tahlia Bragg on Black mental health and women who inspire her. Elevated stress levels are the new normal, it seems.  As a clinician, can you please describe what you see now in your patients, especially your female patients? Tahlia Bragg, President of Black Student Association Elevated stress is at an all-time high as we embark on year three of the pandemic. What I am observing most amongst women-identified patients is unrest within being stressed: they need to take care of others and urgency at a critical level to [...]

Women’s History Month: Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope.2022-03-27T23:44:51-07:00

Forum on Ukraine: Fielding SPCL Community Held A Meeting With A Focus On The Impact Of Events In Ukraine

2022-03-28T17:25:09-07:00

Fielding’s Somatics, Phenomenology, and Communicative Leadership (SPCL) community of practice held a Forum on Ukraine on March 25, 2022. The SPCL community of practice is a scholar-practitioner learning and collaborative virtual space hosted by Fielding core faculty Dr. Valerie Bentz and alum Dr. Bart Buechner. The Forum’s guests included Krzysztof Konecki, Professor of Sociology and Business Management, Malgorzata Burchard-Dziubinska, Professor of Economics, and Doctoral student Dagmara Tiarsiuk of University of Lodz, Poland. Alum Tetyana Azarova, PhD, originally from Ukraine,  now living in Montenegro, and Fielding doctoral student Elena Akhmetova from Russia, living now in San Francisco, also participated in the discussion. [...]

Forum on Ukraine: Fielding SPCL Community Held A Meeting With A Focus On The Impact Of Events In Ukraine2022-03-28T17:25:09-07:00

Women’s History Month Event: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Dr. Marie Fielder

2022-03-16T20:28:01-07:00

The Marie Fielder Center for Democracy, Leadership, and Education at Fielding Graduate University invites you to attend a Women’s History Month event honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Marie Fielder. The event will be on March 28 at 2 pm Pacific Time/5 pm Eastern Time. Dr. Marie Fielder Dr. Fielder devoted her career to promoting equitable education and justice. She facilitated interracial community dialogues in the aftermath of the Birmingham Church Bombings in 1963 and the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King in 1968 in an effort to de-escalate violence and promote community healing. During the 1970s, [...]

Women’s History Month Event: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Dr. Marie Fielder2022-03-16T20:28:01-07:00
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