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Day 1 Agenda: Monday, April 25

10:00am – 11:45am

Opening General Session, Awards Ceremony, and Keynote: Achieving Organizational Wellness

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The past two years have been an emotional roller coaster. Globally, there has been a significant rise in reported feelings of social isolation, anxiety, stress, and emotional exhaustion. Because of these challenging times, we must recognize that emotional wellness extends beyond self-care. It is now a workplace issue and, thus, a leadership issue. Ignoring the mental health of our employees is a risk, today’s leaders simply cannot take. Failure to tap into the emotional well-being of your staff and unite your team will only exacerbate the problems. At the same time, leaders must also tend to their own emotional wellness. Dr. Gladney will share techniques and strategies to help you achieve personal wellness, find better balance, alleviate stress, and attain emotional health both personally and within your organizations.

Dr. Lawana Gladney
CEO, Emotional Wellness

Dr. Lawana Gladney, Ph.D., speaker, trainer, author, and media personality is the premiere emotional wellness doctor. She is the CEO of Gladney Enterprises and 24 Carat Speakers. Her Ph.D. in Instructional Psychology and Technology focuses on emotional wellness and the science of the mind. This degree not only focuses on human behavior, but how the brain processes information that will lead to change. Having that expertise and background, coupled with years of research, Dr. Gladney has developed several programs and systems that when applied, are guaranteed to change the perspectives, attitudes, and behaviors of individuals.

Dr. Gladney has shared her message and expertise to organizations, churches, schools, fortune 500 companies including, IBM, Aetna, Raytheon, Texas Instruments, and the Pentagon. She is a media expert and has been featured on national radio and TV programs and magazines and has reached over 35 million. She has served on many boards, including the National Speaker's Association and Meeting Professionals International, and won numerous awards: Dallas Business Journal Women in Business and Quest for Success from Dallas Black Chamber, Rising Star and Supplier of The Year. She is the author of 6 books and co-author of four books. Her bestseller is titled "If You Are in the Driver's Seat, Why Are You Lost? A Roadmap to an Amazing Life", has helped thousands of people to take control and regain personal identity by learning how to manage emotions, stress, health, and create the life that is desired.