2021 Benefits Alliance Speaker Series:
Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe

Key Ideas and Take-Aways

  • Identify and apply the five pillars of resiliency from a global perspective to help foster resiliency within ourselves and others
  • Identify keys barriers and facilitators for promoting resilient practices both personally and professionally
  • Explore the stress cycle and how to activate and rest the stress response through emotional regulation
  • Engage, discuss and engage in applied ways of knowing for life with work balance micro-habits for productivity and performance
  • Participate in structured reflection, dialoguing for resiliency through question and answer session
  • Use resiliency narratives to understand how to practice everyday resiliency in uncertain times

About the Speaker

Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe
Expert on Resiliency and Workplace Wellness

Described as transformational, engaging, and thought-provoking, Hanley-Dafoe’s keynotes provide practical strategies, grounded in global research and case studies, that help foster resiliency within ourselves and others.
As the senior educational developer for the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Trent University, Hanley-Dafoe focuses on providing professional development for the teaching community and cultivating student engagement.

She is committed to finding innovative solutions for creating positive learning relationships and environments for both students and teachers. Hanley-Dafoe has also been a psychology instructor and researcher at Trent for more than 13 years.

Hanley-Dafoe’s work is inspired by her interest in resiliency and wellness including the intersections of stress, optimal challenge, navigating change, goal-setting, and personal alignment.

About The Benefits Alliance

With 29 independent member firms and more than 200 advisors, we can leverage our size and experience to offer our group clients a qualitatively superior experience:

  • We work intimately with our clients to create plans that are innovative and flexible; effective plan management delivers cost-effective stability, today and for the long-term.
  • Preferred, strategic partnerships with our insurance suppliers results in our ability to offer unique products and services and competitive pricing.