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The Science of Mindfulness for Everyday Stress Management: Gloria Chain Packer

Monday, February 5th
10:15 - 11:15 a.m.
Location: Plaza

Added stress and distraction in life will inevitably pour into one’s work focus and performance. This session will help eliminate those mental roadblocks with tips and techniques to become more mindful, whether it be in high-pressure situations or more controlled environments. Learn the beneficial science behind stress management and cognitive clarity so that you can effectively practice mindfulness.

About Gloria Chan Packer

Gloria Chan Packer | NECA WINFL Conference 2024

Gloria is an international mental wellness educator, a TED speaker, and an experienced corporate leader. She is the founder of Recalibrate, a workplace mental wellness provider that takes a uniquely modern, science-backed, and realistic approach to mental wellness learning for client organizations all over the world. Her TED Talk was one of the most viewed talks of 2022, garnering almost 2 million views. Gloria has been featured as a guest expert at SXSW, the TED Business podcast, the How to Be a Better Human podcast, the Sunday Scaries podcast, and more.

Prior to Recalibrate, Gloria led an established career in management consulting as a senior leader specializing in technology strategy and implementation for various Fortune 500 clients in cable, healthcare, financial services, energy, and nonprofit industries. Gloria founded Recalibrate in 2018 after an unexpected medical battle led her to re-examine her relationship with stress, inspiring her to improve mental health education for fellow busy professionals by promoting science over stigma.

Gloria’s work has been recognized with an Austin Under 40 award in 2022 and an Austin Young Chamber’s FAVE Business of the Year award in 2020. Her training includes various continuing education psychology and psychotherapy trainings with Deep Eddy Psychotherapy, Mindfulness Teacher Training from The Mindfulness Center; Executive Education in Corporate Strategy from Columbia Business School; and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration with dual majors in Corporate Finance and the Business Honors Program from the University of Texas at Austin.