After a year of Zoom, people are flocking to audio-only conversations. SUMMARY Clubhouse is a throwback audio-only app for drop-in discussions, serendipitous meetings, and eavesdropping without shame. Invitation- and IOS-only, exclusivity, celebrity, and FOMO fuel its appeal; voice transmits emotion without the distraction of video, creating a sense of intimacy. Popular with marketers and self-promoters, there is an emphasis on audience building, getting followers, and monetization. Topics range from useful and insightful to inspirational; however, there have been reports of abuse, misogyny, anti-Semitism, and racism, in spite of community standards. In the wake of [...]
Hosted by Fielding Faculty: Valerie Bentz, David Blake Willis and Rich Appelbaum. Special Guests: Mary Jo Deegan, Rima Lunin Schultz, Graham Cassano, Maurice Hamington, and Jennifer Scott There are remarkable parallels between Jane Addams’ work at Hull- House and the challenges we face today. The Chicago Massacre of 1919 (“Race riot”) was sparked by the killing of black teenager Eugene Williams through his drowning in Lake Michigan after drifting into a white beach area. The turmoil lasted eight days and resulted in thirty- eight deaths and almost 500 injuries. Like today’s pandemic, the Spanish Flu of 1918-1919 resulted in huge devastation [...]
EBC Blog: Elevate Your Coaching Practice with Intercultural Competence Guest Bloggers: Magda Kaspary, ACC, IDI Qualified Administrator (QA) and Akasha (aka Pete Saunders), PhD, PCC Magda Kaspary, ACC The coaching profession is growing. This is largely due to the efforts of coaches and coaching organizations across the globe that are focused on building awareness about the benefits of coaching. As awareness expands, more people want to be coached and not only White male CEOs, for example. Coaching has become more desirable and accessible to people from underrepresented cultural groups. One implication related to this trend is that coaches will need to [...]
“The Hidden History of Coaching” Where did coaching actually come from? How did we acquire this relatively new profession which all of us are engaged in? Join us as we take a look at a range of experimental practices and intellectual developments out of which coaching grew. Some of our “ancestors” turn out to have been distinctly peculiar, others just intriguing in their ability to be in the right place at the right time or to write about it compellingly. Some were geniuses. Join thought leaders Dr. Terry Hildebrandt and Dr. Leni Wildflower in discussion on Coach’s hidden history. Was Held [...]
The Fielding New Student Experience In this 3-minute film produced by Dr. Jean-Pierre Isbouts and Carol Hirashima, new students entering Fielding's PhD and EdD programs talk about their hopes, their anxieties, and their dreams.
Dr. Terry H. Hildebrandt is a coach educator, certified coaching supervisor, executive coach, organization development consultant, researcher, entrepreneur, and author. In addition to serving as Director of the Evidence Based Coaching Program at Fielding Graduate University, he is also the founder and CEO of Terry Hildebrandt and Associates, LLC, an organization development and executive coaching consultancy. Dr. Hildebrandt is passionate about educating professional coaches. With over 21 years of coaching experience and 30 years of business experience, Dr. Hildebrandt has dedicated a large portion of his career to executive coaching and organization development. He has worked with organizations in multiple industries including [...]
Lillian Simmons, Fielding's trusty director of financial aid and scholarships, offered some tips in a blog post today on How to Get the Most Out of Your Financial Aid. "Figuring out how to pay for college can be one of the most stressful parts," begins the post on The Young Hopeful, a website with practical advice for college students. "From student loans to grants to scholarships, it’s hard to figure out how to get the most bang for your buck, but we talked to some financial aid and admissions experts to get some tips on how to get the most out of your [...]
Fielding’s Worldwide Network for Gender Empowerment (WNGE) has partnered with Planned Parenthood of Santa Barbara, Ventura & San Luis Obispo Counties for a research project to determine how Planned Parenthood’s services and educational platforms can better meet the needs of LGBT communities. The project received a $4,700 grant from the Santa Barbara Foundation to hold a research summit in June to determine scope, scalability, and research design, and to meet with grassroots community organizations like Pacific Pride, the Diversity Collective, P-FLAG, and the Santa Barbara Transgender Advocacy Network to ensure the project aligns with the communities served by those groups. The [...]
WNGE leaders, members, and partners attended The sixtieth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will take place at United Nations Headquarters, New York, in March 2016. Following a milestone year in international development in which world leaders endorsed the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the CSW60 will focus on the implementation of the agreement through the lens of gender empowerment and equity.
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