Marlem Landa-Gonzalez doesn’t think managers should keep all institutional knowledge, power, and decision-making capabilities to themselves. Instead, this student in the Master of Human Services
Renee Bradford, PhD in Leadership and Change student, was recently honored with inclusion in the International Association of Management, Spirituality, and Religion’s (IAMSR) annual conference in Vienna, Austria. The conference brought together participants from eighteen countries and four continents to share insights and reflect on the future of management, spirituality and IAMSR. Bradford is a servant leader, philanthropist and champion for women, children and families. She is Founder and Vision Keeper for First Purse, Inc., an innovative nonprofit organization that empowers girls and young women to be financially literate, invest in their communities and to own their “first purse” of
Alesia Grace Thompson, PhD in Leadership and Change student and Chief Executive Officer and Principal Owner of ClearVision Mediation, recently facilitated an impactful interview with communications coach and author Lorraine Segal which was hosted by Meditate.com, an online resource for the global mediation community. For nearly two decades Thompson has been providing NGOs, families, foundations, and nonprofit organizations with mediation expertise, conflict resolution, and diplomacy.
Kate Carter, ’94 (Antioch Midwest, MA) passed away of Covid in 2020. Her book, Covenant, was published posthumously in Kate’s memory, by her partner of 25 years, Yvonne Lutter ’99 (Antioch New England, PsyD) in her memory. This never-before-published collection of elegantly crafted, masterful poems was written over 30 years ago by a then-aspiring graduate student. Covenant is a story of love and redemption. Carter’s impressive poetic talent transforms the ugly banality of personal confession into a sublime gift of love with a capital L. Drawing on Celtic traditions, Carter weaves the commonplace story of our brokenness through the strength of
Dr. Greta Creech ‘21 (GSLC, PhD) recently published a new research article, “Relationships, power, and ambiguity: how do U.S. intelligence officer responses to toxicity affect support to the core mission?” Dr. Cheech explores U.S. intelligence core teams at the cultural and functional levels, and how intelligence officers respond to toxic interpersonal relationships remains unexplored. Her study found power, agency, and acumen play central roles, along with relational ambiguity and toxic memory as contextual factors. Learn more about Dr. Creech and read her dissertation Holding on to Who They Are: Pathways for Variations in Response to Toxic Workplace Behavior Among U.S. Intelligence
Antioch New England’s Nature-Based Early Childhood Education program faculty, Ellen Doris and Elizabeth Lowe, recently hosted a weeklong workshop with the Windham Northeast Supervisory Union. Cheryl Charles, chairwoman of the Westminster School Board and an early proponent of getting kids outdoors, said the goal is to encourage students to recover from the various social and emotional problems that came out because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “It is taking children outdoors for learning,” she said, and not just learning about nature. The program provided teachers a crash course on integrating their regular lessons on literacy, math, and science in the outdoors
Dr. Rosalind Cohen ‘22 (GSLC, PhD) and Jamie Moyer, a student in the PhD in Leadership and Change program, recently collaborated with the International Leadership Association to host interactive roundtable discussions during their Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Virtual Summit. The summit provides a space for participants to consider and share thoughts regarding her research about the relationship between inclusive leadership, employee engagement, and identity for providing a pragmatic model of talent acquisition. Cohen, CEO and Founder of Socius Strategies, led the roundtable entitled: “Rethinking Recruiting for Talent Connecting Inclusive Leadership, Employee Engagement, and Identity.” Moyer, a Diversity, Equity, and