Mads Blodgett

About Mads

Mads Blodgett
Facilitator Lead

Mads specializes in resilience, bias, and effective interpersonal communication, especially for teams working in high-stress environments. Mads has trained leaders around the world in measuring and reducing bias and stigma, and led research and design consulting for some of the world’s top health organizations. Mads holds a Master’s degree in Health and Social Behavior from the University of California, Berkeley.

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The LifeLabs Learning value that most resonates with me and why: If you’ve ever taken a workshop with me, you know I’m all about Find a Way to Play; I love a pun, love an active chat box, love a themed break-time playlist (hypothesis: all breakup songs are really about a frustrated desire to give feedback). After spending my career working with teams in high-stress, high-change environments, I know firsthand that joy, pleasure, and connection are essential to team resilience.

Pronunciation guide: Blodgett (BLAHD-jet)

Pronouns: they/them

Languages spoken: English (fluent)