Episode 03: How can you give and receive constructive feedback?

December 2023

Students at the Barger Leadership Institute talk about the art of giving and receiving feedback. They focus specifically on giving feedback with social identities in mind, and how one can prepare themselves to receive feedback.

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Reflection Questions:

  • Think about your experiences in receiving feedback. This could be verbal or written feedback. How did you take it / respond to it?
  • How do you currently give feedback? In which relationships does it feel safe/easy to give feedback? Which feels harder?
  • What are some steps you can take today to improve your capacity to give and receive feedback?

Speaker Bio

Ananya Mangla

Ananya Mangla

Student

Ananya Mangla is an Economics and Quantitative Methods major at the University of Michigan. She has been involved in research in the Department of Psychology to explore irrational decision-making and risk perception during COVID-19 and its implications. She is interested in pursuing Product Management and Strategy in the future. As a part of the Barger Leadership
Institute, Ananya teaches the immersive courses in leadership and team building. She is also the Project Manager for the Detroit Leadership Retreat, and participated in the Peace Leadership Fellowship, Leadership Certificate, and Mindful Leader Fellowship. She was awarded the Michigan Difference Student Leadership Award in 2023 for her work at the BLI.

Becky Woolf

Becky Woolf

Student

Becky Woolf is a Public Health and Sociology student at University of Michigan. She has worked for ImproveCareNow on patient advocacy, patient engagement, and quality improvement and continues her passion for improving healthcare as an intern for the NIH. Her research focuses on improving the patient engagement practices to make healthcare improvement work more equitable. At the Barger Leadership Institute, Becky teaches leadership classes with other student facilitators and has participated in the Peace Leadership Fellowship, Leadership Certificate, Social Transformation Fellowship, and Mindful Leader Fellowship.

Yena Kwon

Yena Kwon

Student

Yena Kwon is a business and environmental sustainability student at University of Michigan. She is passionate about environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility. At the Barger Leadership Institute, Yena is a leadership teaching fellow and has participated in the Peace Leadership Fellowship, Leadership Certificate, and Mindful Leader Fellowship.

Fatema Haque

Fatema Haque

Educator

Fatema Haque is a Bangladeshi American writer, educator, and fiber artist. She has taught college students domestically and internationally for over a decade, and currently holds an appointment with the Barger Leadership Institute at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. In her free time, Fatema loves to read and co-facilitates the Unerased Book Club (unerasedbookclub.com), the only national book club dedicated to reading Asian American authors. Her writing and fiber art can be found on fatemawrites.com.

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