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Dr. Luana Marques Author, Scientist & Innovator, Associate Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School

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  • Bold Leadership: A Senior Leader's Guide to Fostering Organizational Power
  • Bold Work: Staying Motivated as a High Performer
  • Bold Study: Academic Success Without Stress
  • Bold Planning: Unlocking a Powerful Future
  • Bold Move: 3 Science-Based Steps for Conquering Change

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  • 2023 Bold Move: A 3-Step Plan to Transform Anxiety Into Power
  • 2013 Almost Anxious: Is My (or My Loved One's) Worry Or Distress a Problem?

As an Associate Professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Luana Marques has helped millions in her relentless efforts to equip everyone, everywhere, with the skills to thrive. Dr. Marques’ influential work has been recognized by global platforms, including The Washington Post, VOX, Wall Street Journal, BIG THINK, Forbes, The New York Times, Good Morning America, and Face the Nation. She has also served as the Past President of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) as well as the bestselling author of the critically acclaimed Bold Move: A 3-Step Plan to Transform Anxiety into Power, a testament to her ability to distill complex scientific insights into accessible, actionable strategies. Dr. Marques’ decades of clinical and research experience implementing evidence-based practices encompass all types of roles and settings, from front-line staff to CEOs, diverse communities to organizations, both in the US and globally.

Dr. Marques offers the roadmap for high performers in high-octane environments to stay self-regulated, motivated, and thriving. Weaving together the threads of her personal story of overcoming adversity, trauma, and poverty while growing up in Brazil with the latest in her scientific psychological insights, Dr. Marques ensures that every audience member leaves with a personalized plan to overcome challenges and make their next bold move toward what matters most. Radiating an energetic blend of personal charisma and scholarly depth. Dr. Luana has inspired audiences in partnership with hosts including The Harvard Club, Moody’s Shared Services, NAMI, and countless more.

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