Gina Messina, Ph.D.
Dr. Messina is the Executive Director of the Institute for Women, Wellness & Work and Associate Professor for the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Ursuline College. She is an educator, author and social entrepreneur who has presented at universities, organizations, conferences, and on MSNBC, PBS, NPR and the TEDx stage, as well as at the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations. Dr. Messina has been featured in The Washington Post, The Associated Press and the Boston Globe – and journalist Maria Shriver has called her “an architect of change.”
She describes herself as an enthusiastic educator who is inclusive, validating, compassionate, and collaborative.