Emily Rait — Project Manager

I have almost 8 years experience in project management, having led teams of up to 20 people delivering complex IT implementation projects and IT strategy for various clients, across a range of industries. I pride myself on the strength of my interpersonal skills and ability to quickly build trusted connections at all levels by consistently identifying and delivering upon true and shared business needs.

The best thing about working at Smiling Mind…

Being able to spread the word about the benefits of mindfulness.

The biggest challenge in my role:

Trying to juggle all the amazing projects we have on the go.

If I wasn’t working at Smiling Mind I’d…

IT project management or some psychology related role that is helping others and the community.

What I do when I’m not at work:

I love to move whether I'm going for a run, hike or yoga class. Most of all I enjoy having a good meal with friends! 

Meditation has…

Provided me with space in my thinking to allow me to choose how I want to respond to every day challenges that life throws my way

My favourite inspirational quote:

“Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.”
— Adam Lindsay Gordon

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