Protecting Mental Health in the Black Community - Dr. Joy Harden Bradford & Blacsana

Feb 24, 2022, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

Hosted by AsanaLearning Talk

About this event

Celebrate Black Excellence with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, host of the wildly popular mental health podcast Therapy for Black Girls, and Blacsana, Asana's Employee Resource Group (ERG) supporting BIPOC employees. Dr. Bradford will share her personal career journey, passion for raising our collective literacy on mental health and wellness, and mission to spread awareness on how we can push through the stigma of therapy to gain access to the support we need to thrive.

Over the past couple of years, the global BIPOC community has experienced the compounded effects of a global health pandemic in addition to the ever-present effects of racism. Join us for a fireside chat in which Dr. Bradford in which she'll explore all things mental health and wellness.

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About Dr. Joy Harden Bradford

Dr. Joy Harden Bradford is a Licensed Psychologist, Speaker, Author, Media Personality, and the host of the wildly popular mental health podcast, Therapy for Black Girls. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Xavier University of Louisiana, her Master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling from Arkansas State, and her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from The University of Georgia.

Dr. Joy is a member of the Advisory Board for the Crisis Text Line and also a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Her work focuses on making mental health topics more relevant and accessible for Black women and she delights in using pop culture to illustrate psychological concepts.

Her work has been featured in O, The Oprah Magazine, Forbes, Bustle, MTV, Huffington Post, Black Enterprise, Refinery29, Teen Vogue, and Essence. Dr. Joy lives in Atlanta, GA with her husband and two sons.

About Blacsana

Blacsana’s mission is to create a safe community for all Black employees at Asana that supports their development, celebrates their successes, and leverages their knowledge in support of Asana’s mission.

About Asana

Asana powers businesses by organizing work in one connected space, from small projects to strategic initiatives. Millions of teams around the world rely on Asana to achieve their most important goals, faster. Asana has been named a Top 10 Best Workplace for 5 years in a row, Fortune's #1 Best Workplace in the Bay Area, and one of Glassdoor’s and Inc.’s Best Places to Work. Asana has also ranked #15 Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies list and #1 in the Workplace category Fast Company’s Brands That Matter.

Asana is driven by the belief that technology can be a force for good in the world. By building products that enable effortless collaboration and productivity, Asana helps humanity thrive by giving people clarity that empowers them to do the work that matters most and gives them confidence in that work. We’ve always been intentional about how we build our culture, and our values are its foundation. They’re not just what make us good humans; they’re what make us uniquely Asana. 


  • Dr. Joy Harden Bradford

    Therapy for Black Girls



  • Hanna Metaferia


    Professional Services Consultant



Thursday, February 24, 2022
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM UTC


Fireside chat