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Susanna Wu-Pong Calvert

Dr. Susanna Wu-Pong Calvert is a 26-year veteran of higher education, first starting at Virginia Commonwealth University where she was a faculty member in the School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutics, and Director of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program for 11 years.  She joined the Office of Faculty Affairs at the University of Georgia in 2016 as the inaugural Director of Programming, where she supported faculty success and wellbeing, and leadership and organizational development for the 2300 faculty across the UGA campuses.  In 2018, she founded the Foundation for Family and Community Healing, who focuses on creating vibrant connections between individuals and their families, communities, and with Earth to promote wellbeing for all.

Susanna has a Bachelors Degree in Pharmacy from the University of Texas, Austin, a Masters of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, a PhD in pharmacy and pharmaceutical chemistry from the University of California, San Francisco and a postdoctoral fellowship in dermatology, also at UCSF.  During her career she has published almost 100 journal articles, books, and book chapters, and has written hundreds of blogs for the Silver Lining blog (www.findingpositiveperspective.wordpress.com) and through FFCH.   She has several coaching credentials including Clifton StrengthsFinders, Growth Edge Coaching, Arbinger Institute, and the Leadership Circle, and is trained as a life coach.  Her passion is in helping individuals and organizations find and pursue their calling and the highest versions of themselves.

For more information on Susanna and her work www.HealingEdu.org and  www.SusannaCalvert.com

Past events with Susanna Wu-Pong Calvert (1)

Imagined Problems: Real Opportunities

October 20, 2021