In this episode of Chasing the Insights, I talk to award-winning teacher, scholar and entrepreneur Dr. Rowena Winkler.

Dr. Rowena talks to us about finding our passion. 

Dr. Rowena Winkler obtained her Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2013. Her research explored the use of digital media and technology for activism, social justice, and student engagement purposes.

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As an award-winning teacher and scholar, Rowena presented at international conferences and mentored hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students. Her father’s passing from cancer in October 2013, coupled with her disenchantment with the academic space, prompted Rowena to reevaluate how she was living her life — leading her to leave her tenure-track position behind to prioritize her health and family.

Now in her second position in the marketing world, Rowena’s career pivot from academia to industry gave her the space to pursue other passions and interests. Now fully embracing her multi-faceted gifts and talents, Dr. Winkler has launched her entrepreneurial journey as a Cosmic Catalyst Coach and Realignment Strategist.

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