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Yasmin Davidds

Chief Executive OfficerDr. Yasmin Davidds Leadership Institute

Los Angeles Area

Member Since July 2021


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Dr. Yasmin Davidds President & Chief Executive Officer Dr. Yasmin Davidds Leadership Institute Chief Executive Officer Multicultural Women's Executive Leadership Institute Organizational psychologist, leadership development expert and educator, Dr. Yasmin Davidds has trained and counseled more than 2,000 corporate leaders in over 200 blue chip companies throughout 22 countries. Dr. Davidds has developed and implemented customized leadership programs for Fortune 100 companies in Brazil, Columbia, Argentina, England, Spain and the U.S. Dr. Davidds established the Women’s Institute of Negotiation (WIN), dedicated to the teaching, instruction and development of negotiating skills and leadership competencies primarily focused on women in professional, academic and corporate settings. Dr. Davidds’ commitment to the empowerment and development of women leaders has brought her recognition and acclaim from the U.S. Congress, the California State Senate and the California State Assembly.

Published content

Want a following of loyal fans? 15 ways to build an engaging customer community

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Building a successful brand is all about creating and engaging a community around your business. Loyal customers benefit a business’s bottom line, but avid fans can actively increase it. Not only are they loyal customers, but they will often share their passion with others and attract new customers to your business. The secret to creating genuine fans is not just providing an outstanding product or service (although that’s an essential first step). It’s building a community that draws them together based on the interests, values and vision they share with both you and each other. Fortunately, now that the public can easily learn more about you and your company online, building a community of fans is easier than ever before—if you take the right steps. Below, 15 members of Fast Company Executive Board share their best tips for building an engaging community for your customers.

15 leaders' tips for destressing and getting your focus back

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Stress is a natural part of life, but it doesn't have to derail your focus and productivity. Leaders generally deal with some level of stress on a daily basis—but they can't let it sidetrack them or shut them down. With multiple responsibilities on their plate, leaders need to have go-to strategies and coping mechanisms to ease both everyday and situational stress and get back to the work at hand.  With plenty of experience coping with the myriad responsibilities of leadership, the members of Fast Company Executive Board have their own methods for handling high-pressure moments, big responsibilities, and heavy workloads. Below, 15 of them share their favorite ways to find calm and move forward. Follow their recommendations the next time you find yourself carrying the burden of stress.

Company details

Dr. Yasmin Davidds Leadership Institute

Company bio

Dr. Yasmin Institute is committed to the empowerment and development of all women leaders. Our Institute offers Executive Leadership Development Programs for Multicultural and Latina Women at USC. As well as the Women In Negotiation program in partnership with University of California San Diego. All programs are dedicated to the development of leadership and negotiating competencies primarily focused for women in corporate, academic, government and non-profit settings.


Corporate leadership

Area of focus

Executive Leadership Program for Multicultural Women
Entrepreneur Program for Multicultural Women
Women’s Negotiation and Leadership Program

Company size

2 - 10

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