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  • A Chat in the Garden with Monique A. J. Smith

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    Neena Spears, A.I. Automation Strategist & IP Law Expert at Neena R. Speer Law Firm, LLC, joins Monique A. J. Smith for A Chat in the Garden.
    Join us on A Chat in the Garden with Monique A. J. Smith at 10:00 am EST. Come listen to our guest’s career path, her advice for others & current initiatives...A Chat in the Garden with Monique A.J. Smith, where Significance Blooms. Listen via 563-999-3513 or www.chatinthegarden.com. This is Season 10. Seasons 1-5 (and soon Season 6) can be found on 200plus.expert, previously broadcasted on Survival Broadcast Network. Seasons 7-9 are at www.chatinthegarden.com.

  • Just How Important Is Happiness? Reframing How We Think About Work & Happiness

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    International keynote speaker, research scientist, and author of the The Happiness Track (HarperOne, 2016), Emma Seppa¨la¨, Ph.D., joins us to share her work on harnessing the mind and success. She is currently a Lecturer at the Yale School of Management and Faculty Director of the Yale School of Management's Women's Leadership Program. She is also the Science Director of Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education. Seppa¨la¨’s expertise is positive leadership, emotional intelligence, positive psychology, and social connection. Her research has been published in top academic journals and featured in major news outlets like The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, and CBSNews. Seppa¨la¨ speaks and consults internationally for Fortune 500 companies like Google and Facebook and contributes to Harvard Business Review, The Washington Post, Psychology Today, and TIME among others. She has also spoken at several TEDx events. A repeat guest on Good Morning America, her research on breathing for military veterans with trauma was highlighted in the documentary Free the Mind. She is also featured in documentaries like The Altruism Revolution, What You Do Matters, and Bullied. She graduated from Yale (BA), Columbia (MA), and Stanford (Ph.D.). Originally from Paris, France, she is a native speaker of French, English, and German and conversant in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese. Tune in for this broadcast on Wednesday, February 28 @ 6pm EST!


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    Katie Dorn, founding partner of Empower U which presents embedded content with one on one  coaching  for educators and students is our guest today. There are new paradigms out there in these post pandemic days and administrators must understand how to evaluate and use new technological opporutnities for staff and students


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    AN INTERVIEW ITH AUTHOR KRISTIN VOGEL-CAMPBELL on her new book "Partnering with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Families in Special Education"

  • Teaching Children to Be Responsible Consumers of Information: The Essentials

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    Join us on Wednesday, March 20 @ 6pm EST for an informative conversation with librarian, lecturer and educator, Lisa Manganello as she shares her thoughts about how to prepare students to be consumers of information. Lisa has been a librarian at South Brunswick High School for the past seventeen years, where she was recognized as Educator of the Year in 2015. An active member of the New Jersey Association of School Librarians, Lisa presents regularly on information literacy. Recent presentations include Now What?: Information Literacy Lessons for the High School Library, Diverse Readers, Diverse Books: New Titles to Build a Culture of Reading, and Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Information Literacy with your Librarian.  In January 2024, she published an article titled “Information Literacy begins in your school library” in NJEA Review Magazine.
    Partnering with Dr. Joyce Valenza, Professor of Information Science at Rutgers University, Lisa helped to develop the New Jersey Open Library Tour (NJOLT) to give pre-service and practicing librarians opportunities to visit and learn from their colleagues throughout the state. She is passionate about sharing her information literacy lessons with other educators and spotlighting the value of school librarians. Lisa’s work with media literacy has been featured in reports on NBC and CNN.

  • The Art & Science to 1:1 Meetings

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    Join us on Wednesday, March 27 @ 6pm EST for an exciting conversation with world-renowned organizational psychologist and author, Dr. Steven G. Rogelberg, to discuss his new book, Glad We Met: The Art and Science of 1:1 Meetings. Dr. Rogelberg holds the title of Chancellor’s Professor at UNC Charlotte for distinguished national, international and interdisciplinary contributions. He is an award-winning teacher, has over 200 publications, been cited well-over 10,000 times in the academic literature, and was recipient of the very prestigious Humboldt Award for his research on meetings. Adam Grant has called Steven the “worlds leading expert on how to fix meetings”. He has been interviewed or featured on major TV broadcasts (e.g.  CBS This Morning, multiple times on CNN, BBC World), radio (e.g., NPR’s Morning Edition), leading podcasts, and in most major newspapers and magazines. His keynotes on meetings span the globe and occur at the world’s leading organizations including but not limited to Google, Facebook, Amazon, Pfizer, Cisco, Bank of America, PayPal, Dell, The United Nations, 3M, RAND, The Security Exchange Commission, Corning, Siemens, London Stock Exchange, TIAA, and Warner Brothers. He was the inaugural winner of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Humanitarian Award and just finished his term as President of SIOP, the largest professional organization in the world for organizational psychology.

  • From Adversity to Superpower: A Professor's Transformative Narrative

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    Join us on Wednesday, May 8 @ 6pm EST for an exciting conversation with writer-artist, scholar-activist, academic-advocate, Dr. Menah Pratt to discuss her upcoming book, Blackwildgirl: A Writer’s Journey to Take Back her Superpower (April 2024). The book and companion journal, Finding your Superpower explore the challenges of Black girlhood and Black womanhood in America. Dr. Pratt is the Vice President for Strategic Affairs and Diversity and Professor of Education at Virginia Tech. A fierce advocate for those who have been disempowered, she is the founder of the Faculty Women of Color in the Academy National Conference, now in its 12th year, and the Black College Institute, now in its 7th year. She is the author of 5 books on issues of race, class, gender, culture, diversity, education, women’s leadership, and critical race feminism.  She earned her PhD and JD from Vanderbilt University. She is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Tennessee, with expertise in real estate, construction law, affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, disability, and governance. Nationally recognized as a leader, scholar, and author, Dr. Pratt has received several national awards: the 2023-2024 American Council on Education Fellowship; Women We Admire in Virginia, 2023 and 2024; the 2023 Individual Winds of Change award by the Forum on Workplace Inclusion; the 2021 Inclusive Excellence Individual Leadership Award by the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education; and the 2018 American Education Studies Association Critics’ Choice Award for outstanding scholarship for A Black Woman’s Journey from Cotton Picking to College Professor.

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