Dr. Colleen Georges is a Positive Psychology coach, speaker, educator, and author. She runs a private coaching practice where she provides positive psychology life and career coaching, leads community wellness groups, and delivers organizational trainings and speaking engagements. Dr. Georges is also a Rutgers University Lecturer in counseling and women’s leadership/social justice and a member of the Rutgers Speaker’s Bureau. In her TEDx Talk, “Re-Scripting the Stories We Tell Ourselves,” she discusses how we can change our internal dialogue to transform the lives we live. Dr. Georges is a three-time Rutgers alum, earning her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in Psychology. She is a Nationally Certified Psychologist, Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Comprehensive Positive Psychology Coach, and holds over a dozen certifications in life and career coaching, positive psychology, and positive parenting. Dr. Georges is a Huffington Post and Aspire Magazine contributor, and co-author of ten best-selling self-help books. Her expertise has been featured in various media including Live Happy, Inspire Me Today, Mashable, Rewire Me, The Job Network, Care.com, New Jersey Family Magazine, and The Trenton Times. Outside of her work-life, Dr. Georges is mom to a second-grader, PTO President at her son’s elementary school, an active participant in school district committees and events, and a bi-weekly volunteer along with her son at the local community food pantry. For more information, see  www.lifecoachingnj.com.

#stemHERstoryRUSponsored by University-wide Campus Partners, this initiative is geared towards celebrating the women who dedicate their careers to the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields while raising awareness to the overall Rutgers Community.

image004The goals of the #stemHERstoryRU campaign are:

  • Continuously showcase women dedicated to careers in STEM
  • Educate and provide resources and support for women currently pursuing opportunities in STEM
  • Promote, empower, and encourage young women interested in STEM and provide role modeling opportunities.

ContactFor more information about the conference please contact Karima Woodyard karima.woodyard@rutgers.edu