The Impact of Workplace Bias on Women

In this episode of The Global Wellness Summit’s quarterly “The Doctor is INclusive” webinar series, Dr. Nicola Finley explores how workplace discrimination, stress and injustice can impact the wellbeing of women. Her special guest is Dominique Ben Dhaou who shares her experience as a corporate Human Resources executive in three different countries, reflecting on how the stress of having to constantly prove herself impacted her sleep, her weight and her wellbeing. Her story is an empowering message about reframing differences from being a barrier to an asset, illustrated in her book “Wake Up, Shake Up, Thrive.” Dr. Finley casts a wide lens on the topic, introducing research on related topics including unique aspects of sleep for women, sleep health disparities as well as the impact of workplace bias for women of color and LGBTQ women.

Dr. Finley sits on the GWS board of advisors and is a board-certified internal medicine physician and adjunct faculty member at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona. She hosts this webinar series, interviewing special guests and sharing her own personal stories about inclusion—or lack thereof—in wellness.


About The Doctor is INclusive Series
The Global Wellness Summit’s quarterly “The Doctor is INclusive” webinar series, hosted by Nicola Finley, MD, is putting words into action in the critical conversation around the lack of diversity and inclusion in the health and wellness sector. These quarterly events feature personal experiences of individuals from marginalized communities, including stories of race and ethnicity as well as gender identity, age, LGBTQ+, abilities and other categories.
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Join Dr. Finley at the 2021 Global Wellness Summit
Dr. Finley joins a growing list of keynote speakers at the upcoming 2021 Global Wellness Summit in Boston, where delegates will examine “A New New Era in Health & Wellness”—and lead the way to a dramatically different future. The Global Wellness Summit is a future-focused conference that brings together leaders and visionaries at a different global location each year to positively shape the future of the $4.5 trillion global wellness economy.
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