Ruth C. White, PhD MPH MSW

Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

Ruth C. White, PhD MPH MSW is a DEI evangelist, stress management expert, and mental health advocate. She is Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging at Carbon Five - a small software development firm based in San Francisco.

Prior to this role she spent 7 years as a clinical associate professor of social work at the University of Southern California. In addition to being a social work professor for more than 20 years - including getting tenure at Seattle University, Dr. White has worked in the DEI space for 30+ years.

Inspired by her own journey with bipolar disorder, she is a mental health activist and advocate who focuses on eliminating mental health stigma, expanding mental health services, and works with organizations to create healthier and happier workplaces and workforces by building emotional resilience and reducing stress, burnout and compassion fatigue. Dr. White is the author of 'The Stress Management Workbook: De-stress in 10 minutes or less' and ‘Everyday Stress Relief: Essential techniques to boost resiliency and improve your health’. She explores the junction of culture and mental health through her Culture-in-Mind blog on the PsychologyToday platform, publishes social commentary on Medium, and is vocal on  YouTube. During the COVID19 crisis, she is a regular contributor on mental wellness for KRON4 TV Bay Area Morning Buzz.

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Thriving in the New Normal//

Apology As a Significant Act of Allyship

by Ruth C. White, PhD MPH MSW

Getting the Sleep You Need During COVID-19

by Ruth C. White, PhD MPH MSW
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7 Ways to Manage Your Stress During the Coronavirus Crisis

by Ruth C. White, PhD MPH MSW
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