My guest for this episode is Mia Henry. Mia Henry (she |her) is the founder and CEO of Freedom Lifted, which supports justice-centered leadership development through online learning, training, and coaching. Mia lives in Chicago but was born and raised in the Deep South. She’s the daughter of Civil Rights activists from Alabama.

Through her unique approach, Mia has created educational spaces and practical tools to foster just and ethical leadership for hundreds of private, public, and nonprofit organizations, as well as more than 9,000 individuals. In addition to pioneering innovative work through Freedom Lifted, Mia has deep experience in organizations committed to promoting justice and equity, previously serving as Executive Director of the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Kalamazoo College and founding director of the Chicago Freedom School.


Here’s what to expect during the episode:

  • What is the difference between power and privilege?
  • In what ways can privilege be considered a form of power?
  • How can organizations empower individuals to access their personal power, even when they may not hold formal positional power?
  • Why do some individuals tend to shy away from the power associated with their professional positions?
  •  What common myths or misconceptions do people hold about power in professional or societal context

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