Leah Weiss Ekstrom

Leah Weiss Ekstrom
TEDx event year
2012
Current Updates
What is your current work/occupation?

Leah Weiss, PhD, is a scholar, writer and consultant specializing in the application of emotional intelligence (including mindfulness and compassion) in workplace environments. She teaches courses on leadership at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and is a Senior Teacher for Stanford’s Compassion Cultivation Program. She has consulted for organizations like Google, Harvard-affiliated hospitals and the Department of Veterans Affairs, and directs Compassion Education and Scholarship at HopeLab, an Omidyar Group research and development nonprofit focused on resilience. Her book, Heart at Work, is forthcoming from HarperCollins in 2018.

Did speaking at TEDxTraverseCity have an impact on your career?

​It was helpful in finding a literary agent and in booking larger/more impactful speaking engagements.