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Tania Israel

Tania Israel

Keynote Speaker: Award-Winning Author of "Beyond Your Bubble: How to Connect Across the Political Divide," Professor of Counseling Psychology & Associate Dean for DEI

Tania Israel Biography

Dr. Tania Israel is a Professor of Counseling Psychology and an Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Israel conducts research and teaches about policy and practice with sexual and gender minorities, and her expertise has been solicited by the Institute of Medicine, Congress, and the White House.

Her TEDx Talk, “Bisexuality and Beyond” has been viewed over 100,000 times, and her popular course, "Bisexuality: From Margin to Center" is the only undergraduate course on bisexuality in the world.

As Director of UCSB’s Project RISE, Dr. Israel leads a team that develops and studies interventions to support the psychological health of LGBTQ individuals and communities. Her research and advocacy has been honored by Congress, the American Psychological Association, the California Asian & Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus, and her local LGBT community.

In addition to numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, Dr. Israel authored the award-winning book, "Beyond Your Bubble: How to Connect Across the Political Divide, Skills and Strategies for Conversations That Work" (APA, 2020), and she tweets bisexual haiku (#biku).

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Tania Israel Speaking Topics

Being Authentic, Empowered, and LGBTQ in the Workplace

Description: What does it mean to be LGBTQ in the workplace? How much of ourselves do we share with coworkers? How do we navigate challenging situations and capitalize on strengths? With over 25 years of research and teaching about LGBTQ psychology, Dr. Tania Israel has some answers. This engaging presentation will inform and inspire attendees to achieve their potential for authenticity, empowerment, and belonging in the workplace.

Bridging the Political Divide: Optimism for Moving Beyond Polarization

Political polarization in the U.S. is at a record high. As anger, fear, distortions, and social media drive the wedge ever deeper, what hope is there for maintaining connection within families, friendships, workplaces, and communities? Dr. Israel can offer solutions. Grounded in evidence, experience, and skills, she will share practical and research-based strategies to help bridge the political divide. Her approach to building understanding will leave you informed, optimistic, and empowered to take action.

Navigating Political Divisiveness in the Workplace

Political polarization and social divisiveness are impacting workplace culture, productivity, and health. How can managers and employees respond to political conflict and navigate challenging conversations? Dr. Israel can offer solutions. Grounded in evidence, experience, and skills, she will share practical, evidence-based strategies to help bridge the political divide. Her approach to building understanding will leave attendees informed, optimistic, and empowered to take action.

If You’re Not Listening, You’re Not Paying Attention: Dialogue as a Tool for Social Justice Advocacy

“If you’re not outraged, you’re not paying attention” is a rallying cry in social justice circles. Indeed, there is plenty to be outraged about, however, outrage has its limitations, and prolonged outrage takes a toll on health. Science points to listening as an effective tool for collaboration, persuasion, and organizing. In this presentation, Dr. Israel harnesses psychological theory and research to offer a blueprint for dialogue-based social justice advocacy.

Praxis Makes Perfect: A Quarter Century of LGBTQ Psychology Research

In this engaging presentation, Dr. Israel shares her decades-long journey as an LGBTQ psychology researcher and advocate. Integrating storytelling, research findings, and wisdom; she describes one woman’s quest to generate knowledge during a period of rapid social change and inspires attendees to achieve their potential as researchers.

Tania Israel Videos

What You Don't Know About People on the Other Side of the Policial Divide
Tania Israel's Speaker Reel
How to Win a Political Argument | Tania Israel | TEDxSanLuisObispo

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What topics does Tania Israel speak about?

Tania Israel is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Social Media, Authors, Diversity, Leadership, Women, Education, Female Leadership, College, Literary, Political, Professors, LGBTQ, Psychology, Social Justice, Culture, Social Activism, Business Leadership, Human Resources, DEI, Thought Leadership, Bipartisan, Women's History Month, Influential Women and Liberal.

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Tania Israel generally travels from Santa Barbara, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Tania Israel is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Social Media, Authors and Diversity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Tania Israel for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Tania Israel generally travels from Santa Barbara, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Zerlina Maxwell, Tiffany Yu and Shiza Shahid. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Tania Israel for an upcoming event.

Tania Israel Speaking Topics

  • Being Authentic, Empowered, and LGBTQ in the Workplace

    Description: What does it mean to be LGBTQ in the workplace? How much of ourselves do we share with coworkers? How do we navigate challenging situations and capitalize on strengths? With over 25 years of research and teaching about LGBTQ psychology, Dr. Tania Israel has some answers. This engaging presentation will inform and inspire attendees to achieve their potential for authenticity, empowerment, and belonging in the workplace.

  • Bridging the Political Divide: Optimism for Moving Beyond Polarization

    Political polarization in the U.S. is at a record high. As anger, fear, distortions, and social media drive the wedge ever deeper, what hope is there for maintaining connection within families, friendships, workplaces, and communities? Dr. Israel can offer solutions. Grounded in evidence, experience, and skills, she will share practical and research-based strategies to help bridge the political divide. Her approach to building understanding will leave you informed, optimistic, and empowered to take action.

  • Navigating Political Divisiveness in the Workplace

    Political polarization and social divisiveness are impacting workplace culture, productivity, and health. How can managers and employees respond to political conflict and navigate challenging conversations? Dr. Israel can offer solutions. Grounded in evidence, experience, and skills, she will share practical, evidence-based strategies to help bridge the political divide. Her approach to building understanding will leave attendees informed, optimistic, and empowered to take action.

  • If You’re Not Listening, You’re Not Paying Attention: Dialogue as a Tool for Social Justice Advocacy

    “If you’re not outraged, you’re not paying attention” is a rallying cry in social justice circles. Indeed, there is plenty to be outraged about, however, outrage has its limitations, and prolonged outrage takes a toll on health. Science points to listening as an effective tool for collaboration, persuasion, and organizing. In this presentation, Dr. Israel harnesses psychological theory and research to offer a blueprint for dialogue-based social justice advocacy.

  • Praxis Makes Perfect: A Quarter Century of LGBTQ Psychology Research

    In this engaging presentation, Dr. Israel shares her decades-long journey as an LGBTQ psychology researcher and advocate. Integrating storytelling, research findings, and wisdom; she describes one woman’s quest to generate knowledge during a period of rapid social change and inspires attendees to achieve their potential as researchers.

Tania Israel Videos

What You Don't Know About People on the Other Side of the Policial Divide
Tania Israel's Speaker Reel
How to Win a Political Argument | Tania Israel | TEDxSanLuisObispo
Bisexuality and beyond | Tania Israel | TEDxUCLA

Tania Israel Reviews

  • Professional and helpful from beginning to end, and we loved Tania's talk!
    Keysight - Sep 21 2023

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