TEDx talk at Nazarbayev University about making the world a better place through learning about ourselves (e.g., reflexivity, critical self-reflection)

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Anna S. CohenMiller, PhD, is an internationally renowned qualitative methodologist with grant funding of over $1.5 million USD and award-winning educational leader focused on equity and inclusion in higher education. She specializes in arts-based participatory methods to amplify the voice of historically marginalized and overlooked communities. Dr. CohenMiller has facilitated positive outcomes across interdisciplinary, international teams, emphasizing compassion and transformative learning to build educational and research capacity in multicultural country contexts. She has spearheaded cutting-edge scholarship connecting students, schools, research, and communities along with successful grant funding, academic coaching and supervision of masters, doctoral students, and early career researchers, and providing curriculum design and implementation from early childhood education through graduate and executive level.

Broadly, Dr. CohenMiller focuses on solving issues of gender equity in education and the workplace and on innovating teaching to facilitate learning across the educational spectrum. Currently, Dr. CohenMiller works as one of the founding cohorts of the Graduate School of Education at Nazarbayev University and is the Co-Founding Director of The Consortium of Gender Scholars (Kazakhstan).

Dr. CohenMiller is committed to developing international networks to build collaboration to bring awareness and solve complex social problems, emphasizing the development of research method texts to empower early career researchers to conduct socially just research. As such, she has written multiple textbooks for Routledge, created videos for Sage Research Methods, and developed various interdisciplinary, international initiatives such as The Motherscholar Project (Founding Director), Photovoice: Motherscholars during quarantine, The Consortium of Gender Scholars (Co-Founding Director), and Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy (Co-Founder, Editor-in-Chief).

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