Creating Positive Change as a Member of an Out-Group

This session will explore the human group dynamic of creating and maintaining In Groups and Out-Group. Further, it will use anecdotes to highlight and demonstrate how to influence positive change within organizations when working as a member of an out-group, as well as potential pitfalls to avoid.

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Dr. Derek Abbey

Derek Abbey, Ph.D. is Project Recover’s President and CEO. He served for 23 years in the United States Marine Corps. His academic research and his post-military career have focused on connecting veterans with college opportunities, He began as Project Recover team member in 2004 and spent five years on the Board of Directors before being appointed as President / CEO.