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The Role of Space-based Technologies in Healthcare on Earth

The Role of Space-based Technologies in Healthcare on Earth

In April of 2020, Integrated Work had the honor of partnering with the International Space University to develop a virtual offering that would fill the gap left by not being able to offer their regular summer program on campus in Strasbourg, France. The findings from the work that the cohort of nearly 90 space-professionals from all over the world accomplished, focused on the role of space-based technologies in addressing and remediating health crises on earth, were recently published in Nature Medicine. 

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Mission Matters, But Are You Stuck?

Mission Matters, But Are You Stuck?

While we guide individuals to lead with purpose, we often send these folks back into systems that haven’t really evolved to support new ways of thinking and being. Download CEO Jennifer Simpson’s thought-provoking piece “Amplify Your Impact: Making the Most of Mission-Driven Leadership” to learn about an organizing model that helps leaders deliver on their vision.

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Facilitator’s Corner: How Superpowered Introductions Dismantle Problematic Power Dynamics

Facilitator’s Corner: How Superpowered Introductions Dismantle Problematic Power Dynamics

Many group events and activities open with some sort of welcome or warm-up exercise, providing participants with a chance to introduce themselves before addressing the topic at hand. Sometimes, introductions that focus solely on titles, roles, degrees, years of experience, professional affiliations, and so on, can create a power dynamic that results in some attendees feeling less willing to contribute during the meeting.

Here’s a simple alternative approach to facilitating introductions that enables greater human-first connection: a focus on superpowers.

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Black Health Matters

Black Health Matters

The Community Health Association of Mississippi, in partnership with Dr. Robert Smith, an unsung hero and healthcare champion for minority populations for more than 50 years, launched the REPAAIR (Realizing Equity by Preparing Ambassadors to Address Institutional Racism) Initiative to tackle these issues head-on.Learn more about their innovative and inspiring efforts.

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CHC Fight for Good During COVID

CHC Fight for Good During COVID

Watch “Fight for Good”, a documentary about both the miracle of the modern healthcare system and its enduring challenges with implicit bias and systemic racism, follows the heartfelt stories of an executive at the Community Health Center of Buffalo and two physicians, all women of color as they give voice to their common humanity, including deeply held and rarely spoken fears of personal vulnerability and loss.

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A Call to Support Our AAPI Community

A Call to Support Our AAPI Community

As a woman-owned and women-led organization, at Integrated Work, we strongly believe and advocate for a world where women feel safe, empowered, and have the same opportunity as everyone else to thrive and be successful. We will continue to support women’s rights, equity, and empowering other women. There’s so much to be done, and we’re in it for the long haul.

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Is Your Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Workshop Inclusive?

Is Your Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Workshop Inclusive?

As we all take advantage of the benefits of remote work, coaches and facilitators also have the opportunity to offer Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training programs virtually. The transition from in-person to virtual may be easy to some and challenging for another. How do you ensure that your online Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion workshop or training is inclusive?

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