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Mindful Leadership with Michelle Maldonado

On March 31, 2022, the University of Richmond welcomes Michelle Maldonado, founder and CEO of Lucenscia, a firm dedicated to human flourishing and mindful business transformation. Ms. Maldonado is visiting the campus as part of our Mindfulness Initiative, which invites those who embrace mindfulness in their personal and professional lives to share their experiences with our campus community through presence and practice.

Leading Self, Leading Others | 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Robins School of Business, Ukrop Auditorium

Open to University of Richmond Students, Faculty, Staff

Ms. Maldonado will meet with students, faculty, and staff to discuss how her mindfulness practice has informed her work as a leader and business entrepreneur. She will share how empathy and compassion enter into the realm of leadership, and how these things begin to inter-operate.

Keynote:  Paradox, Prediction & Perception | 7:00 - 8:00 PM
Robins School of Business, Ukrop Auditorium

Open to UR Campus Community

In her keynote session, Ms. Maldonado will begin by reflecting on her journey thus far, sharing what “mindfulness” means to her, highlighting the neuroscience behind mindfulness practice, and offering how leadership can be positively impacted by the inclusion of empathy, compassion, and cultural competency. Her remarks will also consider how leaders can exercise better agency by focusing on who we choose to be, how we choose to show up, and what that means to those around us.

Please register for one or both sessions by Wednesday, March 30th.


Ms. Maldonado’s visit to the University of Richmond is funded by the Mindfulness Initiative grant, housed in the Office of the Provost.