Neuroscience, Racial Bias & ADHD – 2021

with Hayden Lee, MCC & Loucresie Rupert, MD.


Is there a connection between ADHD and racial bias? Does neurodiversity predispose children or adults to various kinds of discrimination and bias? Does that change depending on a person’s ethnicity or socio-economic background? 

This unique, cutting-edge conversation between leading neurodiversity specialists, Psychiatrist Dr. Loucresie Rupert and Master Certified Coach Hayden Lee, explores what can happen for people with ADHD when there are other forms of bias at play. Find out more about how treatment for ADHD changes depending on other influences of trauma, gender, race, or other diversities.


About Loucresie Rupert, MD.

Loucresie Nichelle MD, is a Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist who currently practices at Gundersen Health System. She specializes in neurodiversity (ADHD, Autism, learning differences, etc.), children with trauma, children in foster care or who have been adopted, and adults with developmental disabilities.  She received a BA in Foreign Language (Spanish) from the University of South Alabama. She completed medical school and Adult Psychiatry residency at the University of South Alabama. She completed her Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. She currently aids in the fight towards racial, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious, areligious, disability and neurodiverse equality through her work as co-founder of Physician Women SOAR (Support, Organize, Advocate, Reclaim), an organization of physician women that raises money, awareness and educates for the aforementioned intersectional causes.  She also serves her community through her participation in B.L.A.C.K. (Black Leaders Acquiring Collective Knowledge). She aims to help empower those with mental health diagnosis and neurodiversity through her company Insightful Consultant LLC via speaking engagements, education and training on a plethora of mental health and diversity-related topics. Dr. Rupert  is neurodiverse herself and  is an adoptive parent of 2 wonderful children.

About Hayden Lee, MCC

Hayden Lee is a Master Certified Coach, holding the highest credential possible in the professional coaching industry. He is an Executive Life and Leadership Coach and Founder of Hayden Lee Coaching International and Co-Founder of Master Mind Institute.

Seen as an industry expert and chosen as one of the “Top 20 Best Life Coaches in Los Angeles,” in 2018, 2019, and 2020 by, Hayden works with high achieving, highly motivated, and highly committed executives, leaders, entrepreneurs and professionals who are ready to make the changes needed for exponential growth in their personal and professional lives. He helps powerful leaders find their edge to fly at their highest levels. He has coached leaders from Fortune 500 and Forbes 500 companies.

By using his coaching magic and intuition superpower, he is able to deepen awareness for leaders at the individual level, which then drastically improves communication and productivity at the team level, which then sets the foundation to elevate and transform the direction of an entire organization.

He was one of the Lead Trainers at Coach Training EDU, an ICF-accredited institution, where he co-created the Executive Coach Training program. He now sits on their Advisory Board. He has trained and mentored hundreds of coaches worldwide.

He is a certified practitioner of the Leadership Circle ProfileLeadership Culture Survey and the Integrative Enneagram personality and motivation system. Using these tools, he works with individuals and teams who are passionate about increasing their leadership effectiveness and creating work cultures that inspire individual and team best.

He is on of the coaching faculty of Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP) and Integrative Enneagram Solutions.

As a highly sought-after speaker and facilitator, he has spoken at or led trainings at TEDx, UC Berkeley, National Association of Asian American Professionals, Nielsen company, CAUSE, the International Enneagram Conference in Cape Town, South Africa and many more.

He is an active member of 4PC, a community of extraordinary leaders from around the globe.

He volunteers his time serving on the Board of Directors for the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce. He is also Co-Chair of the Young Professionals Committee of the Chamber. In this role, he spearheaded the Leadership Santa Monica program, a 7-day experience to inspire and empower young professionals by learning from and meeting some of Santa Monica’s most influential leaders ranging from state government officials to executives at Lionsgate films and Hulu.

One of Hayden’s favorite quotes is by Leo Tolstoy: “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” 

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