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Leading Through Grief with Emotional Intelligence by Gina Messina, Ph.D.

During COVID, we are grieving the loss of normalcy, connection, economic stability, and for some, the profound loss of a loved one. We are also dealing with anticipatory grief. We fear getting sick or dying, or seeing our loved ones suffer. We are collectively grieving with each of us responding in different ways and toContinue reading “Leading Through Grief with Emotional Intelligence by Gina Messina, Ph.D.”

What Makes a (Woman) Leader? By Gina Messina, Ph.D.

You may be familiar with Daniel Goleman’s article, “What Makes a Leader?” It’s been considered a groundbreaking piece that is often referenced when discussing leadership and emotional intelligence. No doubt, it offers critical insight; however, it fails to acknowledge gendered differences in leadership and the “labyrinth” women must navigate to take their rightful place atContinue reading “What Makes a (Woman) Leader? By Gina Messina, Ph.D.”

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The impact of intersectionality in the workplace

By Dr. Gina Messina During the 2012 presidential election, Oprah Winfrey shared that she was continually being bombarded with questions about who she would support: Barack Obama, the Black candidate, or Hillary Clinton, the female candidate.  She said that the question assumed that she could split her identity. But as a Black woman, she couldn’t,Continue reading “The impact of intersectionality in the workplace”

Intersectionality and longevity: who gets to live the longest, healthiest lives?

By Stacey O’Brien Intersectionality is a term that describes the overlapping inequalities many of us face as women, as people of color, as older adults, as members of the LGBTQ+ community, as those who are differently abled. The lived experience of a Black woman, for example, is different than that of a Caucasian woman orContinue reading “Intersectionality and longevity: who gets to live the longest, healthiest lives?”