Gina Messina, Ph.D., M.B.A. is an author, educator, and thought leader committed to positive social change. She is a Certified Emotional Intelligence Coach and Consultant offering guidance to clients at the individual, team, and organizational level to develop an understanding of self-awareness and expression, deepen interpersonal relationships, engage empathy, and strengthen problem solving skills for greater personal and professional growth.
Well recognized as an expert practitioner, Gina has an international platform and has spoken at universities, organization, and conferences.
She has also presented at the Commission on the Status of Women at United Nations on multiple occasions and in the national news circuit with appearances on MSNBC, PBS, NPR, and SiriusXM Radio.
Gina has been welcomed to the TEDx Stage and has been featured in The Washington Post, HuffPost, The Associated Press, and The Boston Globe among others.
Gina began her career in non-profit advocacy and administration before shifting to higher education. Her background brings together more than 25 years of experience across multiple fields including women's leadership, intersectionality, emotional intelligence, and spiritual well-being.
She has written for The Huffington Post and is the author or editor of five books -- two of which were named in the top 100 books on women’s spirituality