Christina Blacken is a public speaker, performer, podcast host of Sway them in Color, and founder of TheNewQuo.com -- a professional development + communication consultancy helping leaders leverage the psychological power of story to communicate with deeper connection, inclusion, and influence to achieve their goals through narrative intelligence trainings and copywriting services. Narrative intelligence is understanding how story drives belief, behavior, memory, learning, and individual actions. Her mission is to help every person become a leader through the power of their narrative intelligence and storytelling skills, bringing gender and racial equity into leadership in work and business. She’s taught 445 business leaders narrative intelligence on culture change and unconscious bias through her workshops, and she provides story-driven branding services to empower and brand the expertise of purpose driven founders through public talking development and content marketing. The New Quo has been featured in Elle.com, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Huffington Post, Forbes, Business Insider, and Thrive.com among other outlets. As an Utah native & NYC resident for 10 years, she knows more uses for jello than she’d like to admit.