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Brain Shortcuts & Blind Spots: Coaching Conversations About Workplace Inclusion



We've heard a lot of talk about unconscious bias and inclusion these days. But what does that really mean? And what can we, as non-executive individuals, do about it?

In this highly interactive open coaching session, we're going to get real about:

-Our brain shortcuts and blind spots (we all have them!)
-How they undermine our communication with others, keeping us feeling unsafe and unsupported in our work environments.
-The antidote and how to drive your inclusion and belonging in the workplace.

Featured Speaker(s)

Kim Meninger
As a certified executive and leadership development coach, Kim Meninger empowers individuals and organizations to reach their full leadership potential. She is especially passionate about helping women leaders to develop their confidence, visibility and influence in order to maximize their impact and advance to higher levels of leadership.
Kim has a BA in psychology and an MBA from Boston College. She is an ICF Associate Certified Coach and CCE Board Certified Coach with certifications in career, executive and leadership development coaching. Kim also holds a certificate in Executive Leadership from Cornell University. In addition to coaching, Kim serves on the leadership teams of a number of professional women's organizations. She lives in Groton, MA with her husband and two young boys.

Dr. Teri Baydar helps local members meet their personal growth and professional development goals, leveraging WITI platforms and programs.
Dr. Teri Baydar is a Leadership Development Coach with a Doctorate in Divine Metaphysics and Coach Training Institute trained professional. She has over 14 years' experience in behavior research and behavior modification, including 7 years with a research institute / Think Tank specializing in the study of the workings of the unconscious mind. Dr. Teri is dedicated to helping executives (especially women and tech innovators) and high potential-high performance individuals find, understand and develop their character and values in alignment with their life's purpose. Empowering them to create the life and fulfillment they seek both professionally and personally. She is passionate about people, personal and social transformation, and human evolution, which brought her to WITI.
Where better to keep your finger on the pulse of the future than with the two most transformational forces of our day combined: Women and Tech?
Through studies of the science of mind and her hands-on transformational coaching experiences, she developed the Constructive Thought methodology and established her own private coaching practice, White Lily Individual Development, LLC. She also offers workshops, is a mentor, and teaches leadership and self-development with organizations such as Center for Women and Enterprise, Canapy City Incubator, Masschallenge, Impact Hub, and Boston Business Women.