In this interactive webinar, participants will explore the following concepts:
Mindfulness: a pathway to Wellness
Tools and Practices of Mindfulness that you can apply as you reinvent your business
What does Resilience look like for you?
How to seek Resilience through Mindfulness
Presented by Kendra Smith, Ph. D., Claremont Lincoln University
Kendra L. Smith, Ph.D., is a researcher, educator, writer, and consultant. Her work and research revolve around healthy and equitable communities. She recently ended her tenure as the director for community engagement at the University of Houston – College of Medicine in March 2021 to lead Smith Research & Consulting, LLC and to serve as the Master in Public Administration Chair for Claremont Lincoln University. In her role at the College of Medicine, Dr. Smith designed programs and collaborative partnerships to improve health and health care systems through medical education and deep engagement in various Houston communities.
Prior to this, Dr. Smith served as the associate director for community engagement and research at Stanford University within the Center for Population Health Sciences. At Stanford University, she co-led several initiatives including the community engagement cores of the Stanford Center for Clinical and Translational Research and Education and the Stanford Cancer Institute. Previously, she served as policy analyst at the Morrison Institute for Public Policy and research fellow at the Center for Urban Innovation both at Arizona State University. Her research interests include local government, community engagement, partnerships, and diversity programs. Her research has been published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review; Scientific American; the American Planning Association’s magazine, Planning; Governing; EduCause; and Public Sector Digest. Dr. Smith earned a doctorate in community resources & development at Arizona State University, a master’s in public administration from the University of Oklahoma, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Oklahoma.