Janeane Bernstein EdD Keynote Speaker
- Mental Health Advocate.
- Creator of OUTSIDE THE BOX, a virtual mental health & wellness series for Gen Z.
- Author of "Better Humans" (2022) and "Get the Funk Out" (2019)
Janeane Bernstein EdD's Biography
Janeane Bernstein is an international speaker/educator, mental health advocate, and author of GET THE FUNK OUT! %^&* Happens, What to Do Next! and BETTER HUMANS – What the Mental Health Pandemic Teaches Us About Humanity. In 2020, she founded OUTSIDE THE BOX, a virtual mental health & wellness series for Gen Z. She hosts workshops and engaging panels for students and adults about the power of creativity for mental health, resiliency, the REAL keys to success, and why peer-to-peer initiatives are a powerful way to connect and prioritize mental health and wellbeing.
Janeane’s work includes radio/podcasting, communications, training and development, wellness, selfcare, and mentoring. In 2021, Janeane created a custom designed online mentoring series to help high school and college students find internships and employment opportunities during the pandemic. She recently started the Better Humans Series: The CARE Initiative. CARE stands for Connection, Attention, Resilience, and Education, and is a social initiative designed to inspire others to create a more cohesive, compassionate, and empathetic society.
She is a 2021 Age Boom Academy Fellow with the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center in partnership with Columbia Journalism. She earned a doctorate from Boston University in Curriculum and Teaching, with a focus on Educational Media and Technology, and studied at the S.I. Newhouse School of Communication and the School of Education at Syracuse University.
Janeane Bernstein EdD's Speaking Topics
The Power of Self-Care and Resilience
Freshman Year Life Skills Class - Surviving College Life 101
Four Key Super Powers for Student Success at Any Age!
Creativity & Flow - finding your groove at any age
Why GPA and SAT scores predict nothing
The Science of Happiness
The GTFO Method: a resilience toolkit
Thinking OUTSIDE THE BOX: why mentoring matters intergenerationally
Becoming Better Humans: The CARE Initiative
Overcoming personal trauma, PTSD, and how your past affects every aspect of your life