Nina Hersher, MSW, is Chief Learning Officer at the Digital Wellness institute, author of the bestseller, Your Playbook for Thriving in the Remote Work Era, and a highly sought-after speaker. A leading expert in digital wellness, Hersher holds a specialized Master of Social Work in Norms of Connectivity, Digital Culture and Program Development from Washington University in St. Louis. Hersher is also Co-founder of annual Digital Wellness Day, reaching over 7.5 million people across the globe in 36 countries. Most recently, Hersher’s work was featured in publications including Forbes, The Stanford Social Innovation Review, Al Jazeera, and Voice of America.
A member of several speakers bureaus, she has presented internationally at retreat centers, corporations, and conferences ranging from Kripalu and Wisdom 2.0 to Spotify, Dolby, and The King Abdulaziz Center. Nina’s pioneering work in digital wellness includes co-founding the Digital Flourishing® Wheel and approach with her team at The Digital Wellness Institute, which led to the creation of the first scientifically validated survey instrument to measure well-being in the digital age. Her leadership brought to life the first nationally accredited "Certified Digital Wellness Educator" program, an educational impact partnership with the 2-time Emmy award-winning documentary, The Social Dilemma, and two internationally renowned universities.
Hersher serves as a lead teacher and curriculum developer at The Digital Wellness Institute, sits on the advisory boards of two child and adolescent-focused Digital Wellness organizations, and was recently asked to serve on The Workplace Wellbeing Initiative Task Force at The Global Wellness Institute. She holds additional credentials including Oasis in the Overwhelm Facilitator, Teen Outreach Program Facilitator, and Meditation Teacher, with which she focuses on both youth and adult Digital Wellness education. She also runs Nina Hersher LLC, a private speaking, coaching, and curriculum development firm dedicated to research and education regarding mental health in a fast-paced world.