Dr. Atim Eneida George’s credentials:

Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Black Studies Research (CBSR), UC Santa Barbara

Conducted an in-depth qualitative interdisciplinary study entitled Black Mothers Matter, https://www.cbsr.ucsb.edu/research-projects/intersectional-justice leading to the production of book chapter, Respect—Making Your Mess, Your Message: What I Learned About Courageous Truthtelling from Gender-based Violence (to be published in 2021).

Executive Director, Global Center for Creative Leaders (GCCL), Lanham, MD

Global Center for Creative Leaders, a non-profit Organisation committed to developing leadership capacities of clients and stakeholders through delivery of innovative training and development activities and services

Deputy Director, Rangel Program in International Affairs, Howard University

Organized and led 6-week Summer Enrichment Program (SEP), the State Department-funded program to promote diversity and inclusion in the Foreign Service. SEP prepared 15 globally minded undergraduate students for careers in international affairs. Provided strategic support orientation program for the Rangel Fellows, 20 graduate students before they began their paid internships on Capitol Hill.

Visiting Fellow & Public Diplomat-in-Residence, University of Southern California (USC)

As Senior Foreign Service Officer, seconded to USC‘s Center on Public Diplomacy in the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism as Visiting Fellow and Public Diplomat in Residence.

Honors & Awards:

HONORS & AWARDS (amongst many)

  • Recipient of merit-based Weisman and Wayland Scholarship supports doctoral students who are dedicated to scholarship and practice that directly impacts and improves the lives of women and/or girls in the United States or abroad
  • Recipient of merit-based Guskin Scholars’ Fund in Leadership & Change supports students committed to improve the quality of life for individuals, communities, and the world
  • State Department Superior Honor Award for work in Nigeria
  • Distinguished Women’s Advocate Award for advocacy work in Nigeria
  • W. Averill Harriman Award for “extraordinary contributions to the practice of diplomacy exemplifying intellectual courage and a zeal for creative accomplishment” 

A deep conversation, we discussed among many topics:

  • Global Leadership
  • Reciprocal Mentorship
  • Empowering Rural Communities in the Developing World
  • Her publication, “Respect—Making Your Mess, Your Message: What I Learned About Courageous Truthtelling from Gender-based Violence
  • Pro-social Behaviors
  • Tools for healing including gratitude, focusing on the positive, et cetera.

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