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Work Life Balance for Academics:
How to go from Guilt and Stress to Peace and Productivity
Facilitator: Kathryn Gines, PhD
Are you stressed
about being a successful academic and a good partner/parent?
Do you have guilt
about how much time you spend on work when you want to be with your loved ones?
Do you feel like you have to "do it all” (on campus and at
Have you fallen into the "busy” trap?
In this guest expert workshop, we will explore multiple areas of our
lives that we are trying to balance, consider
challenges to living a more balanced life, outline common mistakes that result
in imbalance, and identify strategies for going from guilt and stress to peace
Kathryn Gines, PhD is Assistant Professor of Philosophy
at Pennsylvania State University, founding director of the Collegium of Black Women
Philosophers, and founding co-editor of the journal Critical Philosophy of Race (Pennsylvania State University Press) for which
she had the role of Special Editor for the inaugural issue (January 2013). Professor Gines has published articles on race,
racism, and post-racialism, assimilation, feminism, and
intersectionality. She is author of Hannah Arendt and the Negro
Question (Indiana University Press, 2014) and co-editor of an anthology
titled Convergences: Black Feminism and Continental Philosophy (SUNY
Press, 2010). Professor Gines is also a certified
coach for the National
Center for Faculty Diversity & Development
and a certified yoga
Married (13 years) with four children (ages 12, 10, 4, and 1), she has a
passion for empowering academics in balancing the areas of work, life, and wellness.