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

Alum Aiden Hirshfield, Ph.D., Receives the Dianne Kipnes Social Innovation Award

2022-06-13T14:22:40-07:00

Aiden Hirshfield, PhD Media Psychology Program alum Aiden Hirshfield, Ph.D.’19, is the 2022 recipient of the Dianne Kipnes Social Innovation Award. The Award will partially fund his project, Providing Critical Support for ASL Interpreters in the Mental Health Setting. The project goals are to support and offer additional educational opportunities to American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters who face considerable occupational stress and financial challenges. The project’s mission is to improve the vocational skills of interpreters. As part of the project, Dr. Hirshfield anticipates assessing how this training could affect ASL interpreters’ mental health and job functioning. The Award [...]

Alum Aiden Hirshfield, Ph.D., Receives the Dianne Kipnes Social Innovation Award2022-06-13T14:22:40-07:00

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

DEI Critical Conversations Flash Panel: Russia-Ukraine: Media, Narratives, Nationalism, and the Question of Inclusive Democracy

2022-03-15T22:58:13-07:00

Flash Panel: March 21, 2022 1:00-2:30 PM Los Angeles | 4:00-5:30 PM New York | 5:00 – 6:30 PM Rio de Janeiro | 9:00 – 10:30 PM Berlin | 11:00 PM – 12:30 AM Nairobi | 4:00-5:30 AM on March 22, Shanghai | 7:00 -8:30 AM on March 22, Sidney The panel will feature Fielding faculty and guest speakers who will discuss the Russia-Ukraine events from the perspective of their field of expertise. Members of the Fielding community and the public are welcome to attend. The panel speakers are as follows: Philipp Kneis, Ph.D., Oregon State University, Associate Professor of Political [...]

DEI Critical Conversations Flash Panel: Russia-Ukraine: Media, Narratives, Nationalism, and the Question of Inclusive Democracy2022-03-15T22:58:13-07:00

Ukraine Crisis: Some Lessons Learned

2022-03-14T18:05:27-07:00

By Richard Appelbaum, PhD Doctoral Faculty – School of Leadership Studies Director of Leadership for Sustainability Doctoral Concentration As I write this, I cannot erase the images of Ukraine under siege. A bloodied mother, ready to give birth fleeing from a maternity hospital reduced to burning rubble. Endless lines of refugees under Russian fire in “safe” evacuation corridors. Ukrainian teenage boys and girls are taking up arms in what must seem a fight to the death against overwhelming odds. I am inspired by Zelensky’s fearless courage and resolve; I am enraged and frightened by Putin’s determination to reclaim Ukraine at [...]

Ukraine Crisis: Some Lessons Learned2022-03-14T18:05:27-07:00

Alum Lynn Schmidt, PhD’09 and Her Book Antisexist: Challenge Sexism, Champion Women’s Rights, and Create Equality

2022-06-13T14:23:43-07:00

Join Us for the Virtual Meet the Author Event To raise the issue of sexism, Fielding alum Lynn Schmidt, Ph.D. (HOD’09 and EBC’12), wrote Antisexist: Challenge Sexism, Champion Women’s Rights, and Create Equality to explore what sexism is, how it impacts women, one’s role in perpetuating sexism, and how to stop it. With that in mind, the book was published on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2022, an event campaign to #BreakTheBias this year. Everyone has sexist biases, implicit or explicit. A United Nations study reported that nine out of ten men and women have at least one deeply [...]

Alum Lynn Schmidt, PhD’09 and Her Book Antisexist: Challenge Sexism, Champion Women’s Rights, and Create Equality2022-06-13T14:23:43-07:00
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