Teacher Training Info Session
Wednesday, January 10, 2024
9:00 am - 9:30 am PDT
Program Language: English
Serena Roschman, Director of Marketing
Serena is the Director of Marketing at SIY Global. She holds a master’s degree in Health Communication from Northwestern University, where she studied how mindfulness can make a positive impact on the US healthcare system. Serena believes deeply in the transformational power of contemplative practices, having leaned on their wisdom to help her live well with her own chronic illness. Prior to SIY Global, Serena co-founded Room to Breathe, a trauma-informed yoga studio that operates alongside a psychotherapy practice in the Chicago Loop. There, she supported students and trained teachers in accessible, psychologically-sensitive mindfulness practices. Serena also has experience in health tech, having worked for Happify Health as a marketer. In her spare time, Serena enjoys quilting, biking, and reading everything she can get her hands on.
Rich Fernandez, CEO
Rich is the CEO of SIY Global. He was previously the director of executive education and people development at Google, where he was also one of the first SIY teachers. Rich previously founded Wisdom Labs and has also served in senior roles at eBay, J.P. Morgan Chase and Bank of America. He received his PhD in Psychology from Columbia University and is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review.