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Dr. Beth Kaplan

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BETH’S SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Beth Kaplan is a visionary in belonging and leadership development. She is a researcher, speaker, and thought leader who helps individuals and business leaders unleash their mind’s potential and overcome obstacles. She draws on her studies in human connection, learning and leadership development, and post-traumatic growth, as well as her personal journey of triumph over adversity. She is developing a groundbreaking belonging tool with the University of Pennsylvania that measures belonging and predicts propensity to thrive. Dr. Kaplan’s impact extends far and wide, with an impressive client roster that includes esteemed organizations such as Salesforce, the University of Pennsylvania, Georgetown University, and the Carnegie Foundation, among others.  She has an MSE.d and ED.D in Learning and Leadership Strategy from The University of Pennsylvania.

BETH’S LONG BIOGRAPHY

A VISIONARY IN BELONGING AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Dr. Beth Kaplan stands at the forefront of innovation, bridging the realms of belonging and leadership development with her visionary expertise. As a prominent researcher, dynamic speaker, and respected thought leader, she empowers individuals and business leaders to unleash their full potential to thrive and cultivate self-awareness to overcome obstacles and achieve extraordinary success.

Driven by her personal journey of triumph over adversity, Dr. Kaplan’s profound insights have transformed countless lives since 2014. Drawing upon her extensive studies in human connection, learning and leadership development, and post-traumatic growth, she possesses a trifecta of knowledge and experience that sets her apart from other speakers and coaches.

At the heart of Dr. Kaplan’s transformative approach lies in the groundbreaking belonging tool she is developing with the University of Pennsylvania This simple yet potent technique serves as a catalyst for measuring belonging, guiding individuals to release negative cycles and embrace their propensity to thrive.

Dr. Kaplan’s impact extends far and wide, with an impressive client roster that includes esteemed organizations such as Global Connections for Women (GC4W), The Human Resources Standards Institute, the University of Pennsylvania, Georgetown University, and Carnegie Foundation, among others. Her groundbreaking work has earned recognition from renowned publications such as HRD Connect, the gold standard for Human Resources professionals. The University of Pennsylvania declared Dr. Kaplan to be one of the world’s leading experts on belonging.

Armed with a strong foundation in communication, Dr. Beth Kaplan has an MSE.d and ED.D in Learning and Leadership Strategy from The University of Pennsylvania. Her multidisciplinary expertise and passion for unlocking human potential make her an invaluable asset in driving personal and professional growth.

Dr. Beth Kaplan is a trailblazer, combining cutting-edge neuroscience with leadership development to pave the way for a new era of success. With her guidance, individuals and organizations can harness the power of their minds, transcend limitations, and create a future where possibilities know no bounds.

Beth lives in Pennsylvania with her husband Steve and their 2 boys. When She’s not deep in research or on a stage, she is most likely to be traveling the world with her family.

BETH’S BULLETED BIOGRAPHY

  • Belonging and leadership development expert
  • The University of Pennsylvania declared Dr. Kaplan, one of the world’s leading experts on belonging.
  • Powerful storyteller and dynamic speaker
  • Transformer of organizations and cultures
  • Client roster includes Carnegie Foundation, The Human Resources Standards Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Georgetown University
  • Featured in HRD Connect
  • Holds an MSE.d and ED.D in Learning and Leadership Strategy from The University of Pennsylvania

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Keynote Descriptions

Belonging at Work

Dr. Beth Kaplan is a belonging, work trauma, and leadership expert who can help you create a culture of belonging in your workplace. She will teach you how to make everyone feel valued, respected, and connected, and how this will improve well-being and productivity. You will learn the steps, the interaction, and the link of belonging in the workplace.

 

Lead with Belonging

Dr. Beth Kaplan is a belonging, work trauma, and leadership expert who can help you create a workplace where everyone feels they belong. She will teach you how to be intentional, lead by example, and use stories to connect with your team. She will show you how belonging leads to higher productivity, engagement, and retention. You will learn how to build a culture of thriving and belonging in your workplace.

The Future of Work: Create a Workplace that Boosts Employee Well-Being & Performance

Dr. Beth Kaplan will show you how to create a trauma-informed workplace by promoting resilience, building positive relationships, and providing opportunities for healing and growth to boost employee well-being and performance. She will teach you what a trauma-informed workplace is, how to understand employee needs and challenges, and how to be a caring leader in the new era of work.

Rewrite your Story, Reclaim your Power, and Discover your True Potential

The story we tell ourselves profoundly impacts how we perceive ourselves and the world around us. Often, these narratives have been ingrained since childhood and influence our decisions, actions, and emotions. But what if those stories no longer serve us? What if they hinder our ability to achieve our goals and sense of belonging? Embark on a transformative journey of self-reflection with Dr. Beth Kaplan in this inspiring keynote. As a leading expert in belonging, work trauma, and leadership development, Dr. Kaplan has dedicated over two decades to helping individuals like you rewrite their stories and reclaim their power.

Stage Introduction

Taking the stage today is an inspirational figure who stands at the cutting edge of belonging and leadership development, the highly esteemed Dr. Beth Kaplan, who is celebrated for her visionary approach and trailblazing work.

Beth’s innovative approach has transformed lives and organizations, bridging human connection, learning, and leadership development. With personal resilience at her core, she’s collaborating with the University of Pennsylvania to develop a groundbreaking tool to measure belonging, guiding us toward our potential to thrive.

Her personal journey, a testament triumph over adversity, has fueled her profound insights and paved the way for our understanding of belonging. Highly regarded by esteemed institutions and recognized as a world-leading expert on belonging by the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Kaplan is not just empowering—she’s revolutionizing how we understand our capacity for growth.

Let’s dive into an exhilarating journey of self-discovery. Please join me in welcoming the incomparable, the inspirational, Dr. Beth Kaplan.

If applicable, Beth’s Walk up song is Brave by Sara Bareilles  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUQsqBqxoR4 (from .39 second mark)

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