Workshops and Talks

Dr. Whillans hosts workshops, presents lectures, and gives academic and book related talks several times per month. For a schedule of upcoming events open to the public, see below. To schedule Dr. Whillans for a talk in your organization contact her directly at

Recent Talks and Workshops

Selected Talks, Summer 2021

  1. July 17th - International Positive Psychology Conference - Keynote talk at Science Day for Scientists 
  2. June 16th - Future Tense Debate - We All Need to Rush Back to the Office - Watch here.
  3. June 16th - London School of Economics - Keynote - "Time Management for Busy Working Professionals"
  4. June 9th - Council of Australian Tribunals - Keynote - "Being Time Smart: Tips for Tribunal Members"
  5. June 3rd - Permira - "Tips for Taking Back Your Time"
  6. May 11th - Ideas42 Seminar Talk - "Remote Work, Time-Use, and Happiness During COVID-19." Watch here
  7. May 7th - Rotman School of Management - "The Value of Time and Happiness."

Corporate Consulting

Dr. Whillans consults for companies, non-profits and provincial and federal governments. She currently serves as the Senior Behavioral Scientist for the Communications firm Edelman. She is available to consult individual employees, managers, and companies on workplace wellbeing initiatives, flexible work policies, and implementing behavioral science in their business.

Executive Coaching

Dr. Whillans sees individuals and teams for one-on-one or small group sessions for a personality tailored approach to time management, mental health, and professional success.

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Dr. Whillans’ research has been featured in more than 1000+ media outlets in the last 3 years including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Harvard Business School Working Knowledge, Fast Company, CNBC, and Business Insider. If you are interested in interviewing Dr. Whillans for a media feature or for a list of recent interviews click here

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Looking for Resources?

Check out Dr. Whillans most recent publications on her faculty page