Nationally Known Speaker Brings Talk to UHD Faculty & Staff
TEDx Speaker Anne Grady Featured
By Sheryl E. Taylor
UHD Employment Services & Operations invites faculty and staff to the special Gator Learning session, “Resilience Reset - It's Your Turn to Thrive” featuring Anne Grady, 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10.
Grady will provide step-by-step strategies for career success and practical tools guaranteed to overcome the toughest situations life has to offer. Overcoming unimaginable adversity, Grady shares a message that says we are all STRONG ENOUGH.
The successful entrepreneur, author and expert in organizational communication, Grady works with organizations around the globe providing practical, down-to-earth strategies to improve relationships, increase productivity and reduce stress.
Grady—the two-time TEDx speaker who’s been featured in the Harvard Business Review, CNN, FOX Business, Inc. Magazine, numerous television and radio shows—has been dubbed as a speaker who is “authentic” “highly energetic and entertaining” and a “catalyst for transformative thinking and lasting behavior change.”
The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974. As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.
U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.