Shayla Herndon-Edmunds

Brief Biography

Edmunds is actively engaged in Wake Forest’s efforts to create and maintain a more diverse and inclusive community. In 2009, she founded the Gatekeeper’s Workshop, which offers training in diversity and cultural competence to campus staff.

Ms. Edmunds received her B.A. degree in English with a minor in business administration from George Mason University in 2002. She is a married mother of two and is also a self-published author, mentor, and motivational speaker.

Events Facilitated by Shayla Herndon-Edmunds

    • Global Laureates Academy Workshop II

    • Monday, October 30th, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    •  Self-Awareness Workshop two as part of the Global Laureates Academy will explore Self Awareness. How your own perspectives and experiences influence your understanding of other cultures.
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • The Empathy Challenge: Book Discussion

    • Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Join us in reading “Empathy:  Why it Matters and How to Get It” written by renowned speaker, Roman Kznaric. Together, we will explore Kznaric’s six life-enhancing habits of highly empathic people and discuss the real life applications and implications of his ideas. . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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