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Professor Batja Mesquita on Culture’s Role in Shaping Emotions and Accounting for Them in Research

Zoë Billington speaks with Professor Batja Mesquita, a pioneer of cultural psychology, about how culture shapes emotion, and how emotions act as powerful tools in relationships. After reading, you may be compelled to rethink if, when, and how to ask participants the very important question, “how did you feel about that?” …and even add on “and what did you do about that?” and “and how did you respond to how that made you feel?” […]


Stepping Into Her Power: Deepa Purushothaman’s Journey from Corporate America to Forming New Spaces for Women of Color in the Workplace

Zoë Billington converses with Deepa Purushothaman, a former Deloitte partner, and the co-founder of nFormation, which provides a space for professional women of color (WOC). Deepa talks about the challenges WOC face in the corporate world and how her life and career experiences led her to focus on breaking down barriers and addressing systemic issues. […]