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    • 18 Oct 2022
    • 6:00 PM
    • NYU
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    Pop Culture & I/O: MCU Leaders Assemble!

    Title Detail: Leaders Assemble! Leadership in the MCU by Gordon B. Schmidt

    Please join us in person for first Speaker event of the year! 

    I-O Psychologists are committed to providing clients with effective evidence-based practice. I-Os often search for innovative ways in which to discuss the science of I-O psychology with their clients. The book Leaders Assemble: Leadership in the MCU uses the Marvel Cinematic Universe to help executives, students, and workers of all kinds develop their leadership skills. The book provides a unique way for coaches, trainers, and leaders to discuss and apply leadership theory.

    Using a case study approach, Dr. Islam will discuss the value of pop culture as examples for I-O psychology students, academics, and practitioners to help their clients implement evidence-based practice.

    Participants will learn how to

    • Develop one’s own leadership through pop culture and leadership examples from the Marvel Cinematic Universe
    • Communicate evidence-based science with clients using a unique pop culture approach


    Tuesday, October 18th starting at 6pm

    In Person! At NYU's Wasserman Center for Career Development

     133 E 13th St, New York, NY 10003 


    Dr. Sy Islam is a co-founder and Vice President of Consulting with Talent Metrics Dr. Islam has over 15 years of experience providing data analytic, training, and organizational development support to organizations in a variety of workplace settings. He received his PhD from Hofstra University in Applied Organizational psychology.  Dr. Islam’s consulting work was recognized by the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, when he won the Scientist-Practitioner Presidential Recognition Award for his focus on science driven practices in training and talent development. Through Talent Metrics he has consulted with fortune 100 companies like IBM and teams like the Florida Panthers.  Dr Islam has also served in leadership roles with ATD NYC and ATD Long Island. His book is entitled “Leaders Assemble! Leadership Lessons from the Marvel Cinematic Universe” was published by Emerald Publishing on June 7th, 2022.

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