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Published on Jun 1, 2016
In her presentation, “The Secret Life of a Work-Life Insider,” Alyssa Westring shares her personal journey to find the right work-life balance, and how it has influenced her research on women’s careers and creating work cultures conducive to the success of women in medicine.
Westring is an associate professor of management at DePaul University with a doctorate in industrial and organizational psychology. Her scholarly work can be found in outlets such as Academic Medicine, The Journal of Vocational Behavior and Human Resource Management. She is a founding member of the Research Partnership for Women in Science Careers and a coach with the National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development. As a 2014 Op-Ed Project Public Voices Fellow, her writing can also regularly be seen in popular media outlets such as the Huffington Post, Harvard Business review, and Chronicle of Higher Education blogs.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx