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Yara Mekawi, PhD

Yara Mekawi, PhD, is a licensed psychologist, co-founder of the DEAR project, and assistant professor at the University of Louisville. She earned her PhD in clinical-community psychology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Her work focuses on examining racial discrimination and racial prejudice at the intersection of affect and cognition. She is interested in the assessment and integration of anti-racism and social justice-oriented practices within organizations and the implementation of interventions designed to effectively dismantle white supremacy at individual, cultural, and systemic levels.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Yara Mekawi has an employment relationship with the University of Louisville. She receives royalties as a published author. Yara Mekawi receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Yara Mekawi is a member of the - Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and the APA Division 45.


Beyond Fragility

A Skills-Based Guide to Effective Anti-Racist Allyship

Yara Mekawi, PhD |  Natalie Watson-Singleton, PhD |  Danyelle Dawson, MA
Publication Date:
Apr 23, 2024
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$19.99 - Standard

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