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Globally-minded changemaker, Designer, and Former Whistleblower.

Abuse of Power: The Real Occupational Safety Hazard

Work should not harm you. But when the source of the harm is abuse of power, how do you recognize it and what can you do about it?

This talk explores an insidious workplace hazard that can certainly silence and be deadly. Learn how to speak up without losing focus on living a full, joyful life. 

Speaker Bio

Dr. Kim McLear is a public speaker, designer, and former whistleblower. She is global-minded changemaker with more than 20 years of experience spanning tech, academia, industrial/occupational safety, and critical infrastructure.

Dr. McLear’s whistleblowing and advocacy work has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Reuters, Associated Press, Forbes, Shondaland, CNN, cover issue of Glamour (CROWN Act), The Today Show, and in two 2023 best-selling books.

She is a former State of Union Guest of Honor, Congressional expert witness, and has advised more than two dozen U.S. annd state lawmakers on creating laws that promote healthy workplaces. Dr. McLear has delivered more than 50 talks around the U.S. and world about designing futures where all can flourish. She currently serves on the American Psychological Association’s Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest.

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