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Leading in the New Now: Achieving Balance When Balance Doesn’t Exist
May 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Leadership Greater Hartford (LGH) is committed to serving and providing timely resources for the leaders of our region. Leaders at all levels and across all sectors are facing circumstances that no one has ever experienced before. To respond to the evolving needs of our network, LGH is providing a free webinar series. This series will feature some of the best leadership minds locally and nationally, as we strive to support our community navigating this “new now.”
Achieving Balance When Balance Doesn’t Exist
With Dr. Jessica Nicklin, University of Hartford
Wednesday, May 27 from 12:00-1:00p.m.
Moderated by Kara Fenn, LGH VP for Development & Marketing
Presented by Express Strategies
About Dr. Jessica Nicklin:
Dr. Jessica Nicklin is the Associate Vice President for Student Success at the University of Hartford. She currently oversees the Center for Student Success, Health and Wellness initiatives, Tutoring Services, Access-ability Services, Counseling Services, and a number of Retention Programs. She has held a number of higher education leadership roles, including Associate Dean for Student Services and Director for the Master of Science in Organizational Psychology Program; as well as corporate roles, such as Market Research Analyst at IBM and Personnel Research Psychologist for the Office of Personnel Management. Her research interests include: workplace motivation, the work-family interface, and how positive psychology constructs influence well-being and success.
She is published in prestigious journals such as Psychological Bulletin, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, and edited a book entitled “Work-Life Balance in the 21st Century: Perspectives, Practices, and Challenges”. Jessica recently spoke at the Construction Institute’s Women who Build Conference and ESPN’s Engage! series about issues surrounding work-family management. Jessica is certified in Applied Positive Psychology and Academic Life Coaching, and has received a number of prestigious honors and awards: most notably the Belle K. Ribicoff Endowed Professorship and the University at Albany Outstanding Young Alumni Award. In her spare time, Jessica loves spending time outside with her family.