To learn more about the book Thriving Women, Thriving World visit the Taos Institute website
“This book is revolutionary…I think we will all benefit from the wisdom of the authors who, using Appreciative Inquiry, have created new possibilities for gender relationships, bringing us closer to the vision promised by the 19th amendment for true gender equality.” Mary Gergen
Diana Whitney, Ph.D.
Diana Whitney is an internationally acclaimed consultant, writer, and inspirational speaker working at the forefront of the field of dialogical organization development and positive social change. She is an expert in Appreciative Inquiry and Appreciative Leadership, an executive advisor, founder of Corporation for Positive Change, and co-founder of the Taos Institute. She is an award-winning author of twenty books including The Power of Appreciative Inquiry and Appreciative Leadership.
Marlene Ogawa works across collaboration initiatives building principles of inclusive and relational leadership and connectedness. She uses her convening expertise to strategically hold space using various methodologies. Marlene uses Appreciative Inquiry and diversity, equity, and inclusion transformative processes across geographies towards activating and building inner agency of individuals towards collective systemic social change. Marlene is a co-author of the book: Thriving Women, Thriving World: An Invitation to Dialogue, Healing and Inspired Actions.
The International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA) is a global membership organization of thousands of academics practitioners, clinicians, students who advance the science and practice of positive psychology. Members enjoy regular educational webinars with experts, a virtual library of tools and articles, an online member community, and more.
The field of positive psychology focuses on the study and practice of positive emotions, strengths, and virtues that make all individuals and groups thrive.
The Work and Organizations Division is a subset of IPPA members who are interested in studying and applying positive psychological concepts in organizational settings. The Division offers several ways for members to learn and connect throughout the year, including;
- Virtual meet-ups
- Positive Organizational Intervention Challenge
- Research Digests & Dialogues between researchers and practitioners
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