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Leading with Heart: Akiera Gilbert on Impactful Careers in Mental Health

Craig Zelizer

February 7, 2024

Join us for the upcoming livestream episode of the Social Change Career Podcast "Leading with Heart: Akiera Gilbert on Impactful Careers in Mental Health." Akiera is the CEO of Project HEAL and has more than a decade of dedication to changemaking and social impact. She is a pivotal figure in the transformation of mental healthcare access and services.

Why You Should Tune In & What We'll Explore:

  • Advocacy in Action: Dive into Project HEAL's vital mission with Akiera at the helm, delivering comprehensive care for those facing eating disorders.
  • Community Healing: Learn about the supportive environments that Akiera has helped shape, from the inception of Body Reborn to the growth of Project HEAL, which prioritize healing and support for communities of color.
  • Paths of Impact: Discover Akiera’s journey from grassroots advocacy to leading an influential organization as its CEO.
  • Wellness for All: Uncover the significance of crafting mental health strategies that meet the diverse needs of different communities.
  • Care and Compassion: Understand how Project HEAL's care model is forging new paths and offering hope through its services.
  • Career Synergy: Explore the rich landscape of career opportunities that merge innovation, health, and meaningful work, as exemplified by Akiera's extensive experience.

When: February 20 from 1 pm to 2 pm EST

How to Attend: Be sure to join the live stream on LinkedIn & YouTube. If your schedule doesn't allow you to watch live, the recording will be available on our YouTube Channel or as a podcast episode on PCDN.Global or any major podcast platform.

Bio: Akiera (she/her) brings a decade of experience in changemaking and social impact to her role as a mental health advocate and leader. As CEO of Project HEAL, she oversees a range of services from clinical assessments to community care, all reflecting her commitment to care and community. Akiera’s prior initiative, Body Reborn, laid the foundation for creating intersectional community healing. Her extensive background enriches her work, allowing her to forge impactful partnerships and drive meaningful progress both in the U.S. and around the world.

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