Episode 145: In Conversation with Dr. Dena Simmons

“Another part of my healing has been homecoming. How do I return back to myself after so many years in white spaces that told me I was too much and not enough at the same time? My healing is no longer calibrating for white approval and white comfort.”

Dena Simmons


Dr. Dena Simmons, the founder of LiberatED, a collective focused on developing school-based resources at the intersection of social and emotional learning, racial justice, and healing joins Elena in an uplifting conversation about healing, authenticity, imposter syndrome, hope and play. This is an episode for BIPOC educators who have ever felt like they don’t belong.  

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