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Episode 174 - Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson: Post-Traumatic Growth and Moments of Resonance: Narratives on Ebola in West Africa

Interviewer: Robert Keefe, PhD

Monday, August 31, 2015, 8:09:41 AM

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In this episode, Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson describes the systemic impact of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. She articulates what she is learning about post-traumatic growth as part of the narrative for both individuals and larger systems as they make meaning of their experiences.

Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson, PhD, MA, MBA, CHRP is a social scientist focused on human and organization systems development and therefore considers herself to be a developmentalist. She works, teaches and conducts research in the areas of leadership, human systems/organization change and development, transformative learning and posttraumatic growth. She has worked in organization development for over 10 years in the private, public and non-profit sectors - she currently works in one of the largest health regions in British Columbia, Canada where she provides strategic oversight for the organization development function. She is the owner of Supporting Learning and Development Consulting. She was named an Institute for Social Innovation Scholar at Fielding Graduate University, CA for her published research into the growth and development needs of war-affected people in Africa. Her mission is to inspire the development of people by being a catalyst for learning and growth.

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