Calgary June 7, 2022


Award Winning Psychology Instructor, Workplace Wellness Expert, and Bestselling Author

Described as one of the most sought-after, engaging, thought-provoking, and truly transformative international speakers and scholars in her field, Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe is a multi-award-winning psychology and education instructor who specializes in resiliency, navigating stress and change, and personal wellness. Her keynotes provide practical strategies, grounded in global research and case studies, that help foster resiliency within ourselves and others.

Hanley-Dafoe’s work is inspired by personal experience. She learned resiliency from the ground up as someone who has experienced significant obstacles throughout her life. This, combined with more than 16 years of university teaching and research experience, makes Hanley-Dafoe’s work both accessible and relatable while providing realistic and sustainable strategies for understanding and practicing resiliency and wellness.

Hanley-Dafoe is also the author of Calm Within the Storm, which outlines a kinder approach to taking on the challenges of life and developing authentic self-alignment and balance. Her refreshing approach looks at resiliency from multiple vantage points with the aim of being fully accessible to everyone. Regardless of your background or prior knowledge, Hanley-Dafoe’s work is relatable, approachable, and rooted in honest personal reflection and humour. She brings you along with the research informed best practices that you can adapt and adopt in your own life.



Stress, Resiliency & Workplace Wellness

What You Will Learn
  • How to decrease stress during uncertainty, while affirming values and priorities for life with work integration.
  • How to identify and recognize practices that foster everyday resiliency and how to work with the barriers and facilitators it creates.
  • Evidence-based principles and practical tools to incorporate life with work integration practices to sustain leader wellness, hold space, and lead difficult conversations.

Books by Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe