No
Yes
View More
View Less
Working...
Close
OK
Cancel
Confirm
System Message
Delete
Schedule
An unknown error has occurred and your request could not be completed. Please contact support.
Scheduled
Wait Listed
Personal Calendar
???connect.schedule.participant???
Conference Event
Meeting
Interest
There aren't any available sessions at this time.
Conflict Found
This session is already scheduled at another time. Would you like to...
Loading...
Please enter a maximum of {0} characters.
{0} remaining of {1} character maximum.
Please enter a maximum of {0} words.
{0} remaining of {1} word maximum.
must be 50 characters or less.
must be 40 characters or less.
Session Summary
We were unable to load the map image.
This has not yet been assigned to a map.
Search Catalog
Reply
Replies ()
Search
New Post
Microblog
Microblog Thread
Post Reply
Post
Your session timed out.
Meeting Summary
The session has been added to your schedule
The session has been removed from your schedule
 

Celeste Headlee

Celeste Headlee Meda, LCC


Speaker Bio

Celeste Headlee is an award-winning journalist, professional speaker and author of Heard Mentality and We Need To Talk: How To Have Conversations That Matter. In her 20-year career in public radio, she has been the Executive Producer of On Second Thought at Georgia Public Radio and anchored programs including Tell Me MoreTalk of the NationAll Things Considered, and Weekend Edition. She also served as co-host of the national morning news show, The Takeaway, from PRI and WNYC, and anchored presidential coverage in 2012 for PBS World Channel. Celeste’s TEDx Talk sharing 10 ways to have a better conversation has over 16 million total views to date. 



As an NPR host and journalist, Ms. Headlee has interviewed hundreds of people from all walks of life. Through her work, she has learned the true power of conversation and its ability to both bridge gaps or deepen wounds. As a mixed race journalist of black and Jewish descent, Ms. Headlee also speaks candidly about how to converse on race and other difficult subjects. 



Ms. Headlee serves as an advisory board member for Procon.org and is the conversation expert for Plenty of Fish. She is also co-host for season three of the Scene on Radio podcast – MEN. Her work and insights have been featured on TODAYPsychology Today, Inc., NPR, Time, Essence, Elle, BuzzFeed, Salon, Parade, and many more.

Speaker Sessions