The Importance of Living a Purposeful Life with Dr. Yasmin Davidds
Dr. Yasmin Davidds is an entrepreneur and organizational psychologist. She is CEO of three organizations: the Multicultural Women Executive Leadership Foundation, the Women’s Institute of Negotiation, and the Dr. Yasmin Davidds Leadership Institute, which is focused on empowering Latina women. Both the U.S. Congress and the California State Senate have recognized her efforts for the Latin and female communities.
After dramatic family circumstances, depression, and life in rehab, Dr. Davidds realized that her story could help others. She wrote a book, Empowering Latinas: Breaking Boundaries, Freeing Lives, which led her to a global speaking tour. Her success as a speaker led to invitations to teach corporate Leadership Workshops for Latina Executives, which later grew into her pursuing a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology. Next, Yasmin partnered with the USC Marshall School of Business in California to launch the Dr. Davidds Leadership Institute. The goal of the Institute is to help Latin women take command of their lives and careers.
Davidds has learned from her failures, and her story serves as an inspiration to others. Davidds believes that everyone must get to know who they are and what they want to achieve in life. The institute teaches leadership skills & creates an environment where women can be vulnerable and share their fears.
Dr. Davidds encourages her students to read Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People. By embracing empathy, we can learn how to adapt to environments, family, or work settings, learn how to shelter ourselves from toxic experiences and people, and learn how not to fear them.
Yasmin’s goal is to encourage people to find their purpose. We should commit to getting to know who we are as individuals, finding out who we want to be, and becoming the best version of ourselves.
Listen to how Dr. Yasmin Davidds found her purpose—to inspire and help others to become the best version of themselves.