A Different Kind of Leader

"Our deepest fear is not that we're not inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we're powerful beyond measure..." -Interviewing Dr. Kira Banks

October 20, 2020 Giselle Corbie-Smith Season 2 Episode 2
A Different Kind of Leader
"Our deepest fear is not that we're not inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we're powerful beyond measure..." -Interviewing Dr. Kira Banks
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A Different Kind of Leader
"Our deepest fear is not that we're not inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we're powerful beyond measure..." -Interviewing Dr. Kira Banks
Oct 20, 2020 Season 2 Episode 2
Giselle Corbie-Smith

In this episode, Dr. Kira Banks describes the impactful mentorship experiences that shaped her career trajectory as a psychologist and community researcher. She emphasizes the importance of using academic tools to engage communities and is passionate about helping people navigate systems of oppression.  In her consulting work, she works with organizations to establish equitable environments and works to support individuals and groups to help them understand themselves, others, and oppression. Dr. Banks has published over 20 articles in peer-reviewed outlets and has contributed to Harvard Business Review and popular media outlets such as Huffington Post and The Atlantic.

TIMESTAMPS: Intro (00:00) | Quote (01:53) | Leadership Journey (07:22) | Organization (13:41) | Institutional Response (21:26) | Advice for Leaders in Turbulent Times (24:22) | Sources of Inspiration (29:19) | Self-Care (31:18) | Book Recommendations (34:26) | Advice for Younger Self (36:00)

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Show Notes

In this episode, Dr. Kira Banks describes the impactful mentorship experiences that shaped her career trajectory as a psychologist and community researcher. She emphasizes the importance of using academic tools to engage communities and is passionate about helping people navigate systems of oppression.  In her consulting work, she works with organizations to establish equitable environments and works to support individuals and groups to help them understand themselves, others, and oppression. Dr. Banks has published over 20 articles in peer-reviewed outlets and has contributed to Harvard Business Review and popular media outlets such as Huffington Post and The Atlantic.

TIMESTAMPS: Intro (00:00) | Quote (01:53) | Leadership Journey (07:22) | Organization (13:41) | Institutional Response (21:26) | Advice for Leaders in Turbulent Times (24:22) | Sources of Inspiration (29:19) | Self-Care (31:18) | Book Recommendations (34:26) | Advice for Younger Self (36:00)

Learn more about Dr. Kira Banks

Follow Dr. Kira Banks