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Oct 17

[POSTPONED] Well-being and ambition with Jen Fisher & Morra Aarons-Mele

17 October 2023 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

$30.00 – $40.00

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Well-being and ambition:
A discussion on the connection between wellness and success, and setting yourself up for both

Join us Tuesday, October 17 in New York’s Meatpacking District for a conversation with Deloitte’s Human Sustainability Leader and Thrive Global’s Human Sustainability Editor-at-Large Jen Fisher and entrepreneur, speaker, podcaster and communications expert (pioneer) Morra Aarons-Mele.

MBAchic is hosting the authors of Work Better Together: How to Cultivate Strong Relationships to Maximize Well-Being and Boost Bottom Lines and The Anxious Achiever: Turn Your Biggest Fears into Your Leadership Superpower for a conversation to examine the relationship between well-being and success. We’ll discuss how ambition, achievement, fear, relationships, anxiety and community all interact while at work and in our everyday lives, and how to set yourself and your teams and colleagues up for success in the long run.

Purchase tickets below to join for our discussion, networking, refreshments including signature cocktails / mocktails, a swag bag including the authors’ books and more. Doors open at 6:15pm.

This event is FREE for Founding Members of MBAchic (click here to RSVP); tickets are below for Chic Members.

Non-Members please head to Eventbrite.  Not a member yet? Apply here to join us!



Jen Fisher 

Jen Fisher is a leading voice on the intersection of work, well-being, and purpose. Her mission is to help leaders move from the legacy mindset that well-being is solely the responsibility of the individual to the forward-thinking idea of human sustainability, which supports the long-term, collective well-being of individuals, organizations, climate, and society.

She’s the co-author of the bestselling, award-winning book, Work Better Together: How to Cultivate Strong Relationships to Maximize Well-Being and Boost Bottom Lines, the Human Sustainability Editor-at-Large for Thrive Global, and the host of the WorkWell podcast series.

As the first chief well-being officer of a professional services organization, Jen built and led the creation and execution of a pioneering holistic and inclusive well-being strategy that has received recognition from leading business media brands and associations.

Jen is a frequent writer on issues impacting the workplace today, including the importance of mental health and social connection to workforce resilience, happiness, and productivity. Her work has been featured in CNBC, CNN, Fast Company, Fortune, Inc, Stanford Social Innovation Review, and Harvard Business Review, among others.

She’s a sought-after speaker and has been featured at events including, TEDx, World Happiness Summit, Out & Equal Workplace Summit, Acumen Global Gathering, WorkHuman, The Atlantic Pursuit of Happiness event, and more. She’s also lectured at top universities across the country, including Harvard, Wake Forest, Duke, and George Mason.

Jen is passionate about sharing her breast cancer and burnout recovery journeys to help others. She’s also a healthy lifestyle enthusiast, self-care champion, exercise fanatic, sleep advocate, and book nerd! Jen lives in Miami with her husband, Albert, and dog, Fiona.

You can find her on LinkedIn or Instagram @JenFish23. You can also receive her personal insights and reflections by subscribing to her newsletter, “Thoughts on Being Well”


Morra Aarons-Mele

Morra Aarons-Mele is a movement builder. She’s an expert in helping people talk about hard things. Morra knows that taking your mental health seriously is a leadership strength, and her work won the Media Award from Mental Health America in 2023. She hosts The Anxious Achiever podcast for LinkedIn Presents, which won the 2023 Media Award from Mental Health America, was a 2020 Webby Awards Honoree, 2022 “Best Commute Podcast” Signal Award winner, and is frequently a top 10 management podcast and top 50 business podcast. She’s passionate about helping people rethink the relationship between their mental health and their success. Her book, The Anxious Achiever: Turn Your Biggest Fears into Your Leadership Superpower, was published by Harvard Business Review Press in April 2023. Morra speaks to and consults frequently with Fortune 500 companies, startups, and U.S Government agencies. She is a LinkedIn “Top 10 Voice” in mental health and is shortlisted for the Thinkers50 2023 Distinguished Achievement in Leadership Award.

Morra Aarons-Mele is an entrepreneur and communications executive. In addition to her work in workplace mental health, Aarons-Mele founded the award-winning social impact agency Women Online and created its database of female influencers, the Mission List, which she sold in 2021. Morra was named 2020 Entrepreneur of the Year at the Iris Awards, created to recognize excellence among digital content creators. She has helped three US presidential candidates and a range of global mission-driven organizations create communications, marketing, and fundraising campaigns.

Aarons-Mele is also a prolific writer. Since 2004 she has covered the campaign trail, the White House, the lactation room, and the office cubicle. Her first book, Hiding in the Bathroom: How To Get Out There (When You’d Rather Stay Home), was published by Dey Street Books in 2017 and was an Amazon bestseller. She has written for the New York Times, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Slate, InStyle, O, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and the Guardian.

Aarons-Mele has degrees from the Harvard Kennedy School and Brown University. She and Nicco Mele live in Boston with their three children.


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17 October 2023
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
$30.00 – $40.00
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