2023 Summer Institute
The annual Summer Institute, hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Education, is a professional development event that gathers educators from three programs:
- Inclusive Excellence grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
- Pathways General Education
- First-Year Experiences
About the Keynote
Digital Well-Being Expert and Founder & CEO of JOMO
Christina is the award-winning, international author of The Joy of Missing Out: Finding Balance in a Wired World and Good Burdens: How to Live Joyfully in the Digital Age. Christina’s first book was a harbinger of the global #JOMO movement and kicked off her ongoing work as a digital mindfulness thought leader, speaker, writer, and host of the JOMO(cast) podcast.
Christina is a graduate of Simon Fraser University’s School of Communication. She’s worked for some of Canada’s most recognized media organizations, including the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and Rogers Digital Media.
Behind the scenes, Christina is raising three kids with her husband in Toronto’s Junction neighborhood. You can find her nourishing her mind and body by rowing, mailing postcards, or flying brightly colored kites with her family on the lakeshore.
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Questions? Contact Evelyn Compton, Administrative Assistant for Undergraduate Education and Inclusive Excellence Program Coordinator, at 540-231-3580.