Jessica Glazer is the Founder and CEO of Glazer Talks. She travels internationally as a keynote speaker and holds Positive Psychology-related seminars for corporate and academic clients. She presents on topics including: leadership, positive communication, professional image, work-life balance, women in business, and putting the tenets and techniques of positive psychology into practice in both personal and professional settings.
Jessica is also a lecturer in the Johns Hopkins University Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. She teaches two large lecture courses, “Positive Psychology” and “Careers in Psychology.” Her class on Positive Psychology was rated by students as “one of the best courses at Hopkins.”
Her teaching career began at Harvard University, where she spent several years as a Head Teaching Fellow for both the Psychology and English Departments. While there, she taught for the largest psychology class in Harvard’s history, Positive Psychology, and also taught such classes as Psychology of Leadership, Social Psychology, and Wit & Humor. Jessica was also appointed as an Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Writing Tutor, and Psychology Career Advisor. One of the highest-rated teaching fellows during her time at Harvard, Jessica has the distinction of having won a teaching award for every class for which she taught.
Previously, she served as Director of Career Programs & Advising at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, where she was responsible for career advising and professional development at both the Baltimore and DC Carey Business School campuses for 1,700 students and 18,000 alumni. Prior to her time at Hopkins, Jessica managed employer relationships for the consulting and health care industries at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Jessica holds an M.S. in Counseling from the Johns Hopkins University School of Education and a B.A. in Sociology from Brandeis University. She completed her graduate counseling internship at the Sheppard Pratt Center for Eating Disorders where she provided individual and group counseling to adult and adolescent inpatients. She is a certified SDI Level 1 Facilitator, a Level 2 Facilitator for Gallup’s StrengthsFinders Assessment, and a certified Myers-Briggs (MBTI) Practitioner.
To reach Jessica, please visit www.glazertalks.com.
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