Season 1, Episode 73
The Mental Health Impact of Marginalization at Work

May 24, 2024

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Episode Description

This month is Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. This is our third and final episode in a special series on mental wellness. Guest Dr Josephine Kim talks about the cultural and social factors that impact mental health and work for marginalized groups.

Dr Josephine Kim is Senior Lecturer on Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a National Certified Counselor, and affiliated faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is an internationally known scholar, speaker and consultant who lends expertise on diversity, inclusion and mental health issues to Fortune 500 companies, schools, and other organizations.

She is also the founding executive director of Mustard Seed Generation, a nonprofit organization that aims to educate Asian Americans on issues of spirituality, cultural and racial identity, intergenerational conflicts, cross-cultural advocacy, mental health, and career development issues. You can find out more about Mustard Seed Generation at

We’d like to thank the H. E. Butt Foundation for supporting this series. You can find out more about their work by visiting

Podcast episode originally posted here by the Theology of Work.