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Mentoring Women’s Network is starting a movement to Pass the Torch for Women. Women and men around the world will pledge to support women professionally by taking the pledge and joining a community. This movement starts with YOU. By “Passing the Torch for Women”, you are declaring you want to make an impact by mentoring, inspiring, and empowering other women. Tell us why it matters to you and share this campaign with others. Together, we will create a lasting impact.

 

Our Mission

 

    The Mentoring Women’s Network Foundation is a 501c3 organization who exists as a community of empowered women developing one another professionally through mentoring relationships.  By joining our mentoring program, you are becoming part of the community of women supporting women.

    A world of equal opportunities for women in professional environments.  We will accomplish by creating the largest and most effective mentoring program for women in the world.

    We build meaningful partnerships with like-minded organizations who believe in the vision of women supporting women in a mentoring capacity and the value of creating access to those resources.  Our curriculum-based training helps develop leadership skills, while our access to certified mentors helps women garner knowledge and perspective from other women in one on one mentoring sessions.

    Your generous support enables us to facilitate this mentoring program for women, create scholarship opportunities, and continue to expand our resource offerings to achieve our vision of a world of equal opportunities for women in professional environments.  We are creating the largest and most effective mentoring program for women in the nation. Working together, we will create access to programs and resources to support women and allow them to achieve their leadership potential.

    By supporting or participating in our programs, you are helping to Pass the Torch for Women and are making a lasting impact in the lives of women. Together, we will change the world.  Join our fundraising team here.

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    Membership

     

    Membership

     

    Watch the video to learn more about the benefits of Mentoring Women’s Network membership, including free access to the mentoring program before applying.  Our mentoring program consists of a training and certification program and a software that aids in matching and scheduling mentoring sessions with women anywhere – by phone or by Skype.  Sharpen your skills by participating as a mentor and sharing your knowledge and experience with other women, or connect for 1:1 mentoring sessions with other women across the nation to expand your professional relationships with women in a variety of industries.

    Membership in Mentoring Women’s Network grants you instant access to our exclusive online directory and monthly live webinars, leadership development trainings, and live events across the country.  This program was created to provide you with access to expand your network and create long-lasting relationships. Your annual participation fee enables you to connect with up to four different mentors per year for monthly personal sessions, webinar trainings to help you develop your leadership skills, and events in cities nationwide.

    To participate in the program, you must join us as a member.

    Once you sign up via the link below, a member of our team will contact you to get you started on this journey.

     

    Testimonials

     

    I like being a mentor because I want to help women, especially women who are in the process of starting a business.  I hope to help them avoid common pitfalls experienced in the startup phase of a business.  I gain fresh perspectives and ideas from each mentoring conversation.  The MWN virtual mentoring system makes it extremely easy to form mentoring relationships.

    Karen Zwick, Training CEO

    I have had the privilege of having some great mentors throughout my life and I couldn’t imagine where I would be without them, so my decision to become a certified mentor with the Mentoring Women’s Network was an easy one.  The virtual mentoring program they have developed is by far one of the best mentoring programs I have seen.  This virtual mentoring provides you with the opportunity to have a mentor or mentee geographically anywhere, not just located in your own city and state.

    Deborah Farrar, Publications

    I have been extremely fortunate with the mentoring relationships that I’ve had throughout my career. Not only have my mentors been able to point me in the right directions, but they’ve been able to help me develop the skills needed to confidently take that next step on my career path and in some cases help me realize that the skills were already there. I know that my success has increased as a result of their involvement. I am thrilled to be able to pay that forward, and am very excited about the opportunities that MWN provides so that I serve as a certified mentor and continue my learning as a mentee.

    Brianna Johnson, Healthcare

    Although it is supposed to be and is very much a professional relationship, I often feel like my mentors have guided me not only on the ins and outs of my career but also provided invaluable information on balancing work and family, how to deal (and participate in) office politics, how to dress, etc. My mentors do not sugar coat their advice and are blunt and direct when needing to be without being unprofessional. This has given me the confidence I needed to reach for and obtain a position with more responsibility. This is a prime example of Passing the Torch and I look forward to continued connections to more mentors though MWN.

    Michelle Burnett, Retail

    Mentoring to me is critical in seeking objective views on situations, career path, and even perceived or real road blocks.   Sometimes it is your mentor who helps you through a tough situation that has upside when over and done.  Without your mentor, you may not have stuck it out.  We all need a reliable and trusted person to engage in such discussions.  What is great about the virtual mentoring, is that for those who do not have willing mentors available to them, this is an easy and safe place to find such a person.

    Cathy Weaver, Healthcare

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    Become a Partner

     

    Learn more about the becoming a corporate program partner with Mentoring Women’s Network to create or enhance your women’s leadership initiatives. By combining onsite curriculum-based skill development training with access to quality mentors, you can create or enhance your women’s leadership initiatives and link it to real outcomes. Contact us to learn more!

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    Who We Are

     

    National Board

    Kay Whitaker

    Kay Whitaker

    National Board Chairperson

    Kay is a founding partner of One Torch Fund, investing in early stage companies with a “gender lens” – an approach that serves as a “viewfinder” for identifying opportunities to increase ROI by having a woman on the senior executive team with a meaningful equity stake in the company.

    As a senior executive, entrepreneur and successful investor, she has focused on growth companies and has experience in all the business life cycles in both private and public companies. Most recently she took First Internet Bancorp public by executing on a successful capital strategy culminating in an IPO. She was COO of Citizens Energy Ventures which held a portfolio of operating entities. Kay’s first successful exit was at Golden Care, a woman led health care equipment provider (acquired by Sun Health). She co-founded the Indianapolis office of Grameen America, an international micro-financing program for women. As an investor, Kay consistently delivered top quartile performance in managing the Central Indiana Community Foundation endowment conducting due diligence and ongoing monitoring of its significant investment portfolio. Kay was named CFO of the Year by the Indiana Business Journal in December 2012. She was one of the first women to join PriceWaterhouseCoopers Indianapolis office specializing in financial services, health care, energy and entrepreneurial organizations.

    In addition to serving as the National Board Chairperson for the Mentoring Women’s Network Foundation, she is also the Treasurer of Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership which provides financial education and other programs that lead to homeownership. She graduated from Indiana University with both her masters and undergraduate degrees in business.  Contact Kay today!

    Patricia Roe

    Patricia Roe

    Board Member

    Patricia Roe has served as Senior Program Officer in the access and outreach department for the last several years. Her role focuses on increasing success in higher education, by working collaboratively locally and nationally with entities, to develop strategies which serve to support college success and completion for students and adult learners. In this work she interfaces with consultants, policy and principal investigators as well as with colleagues from other foundations to support institutions of higher education and best in class community based organizations. Ms. Roe has been instrumental in getting community, foundation and corporate leaders to increase their philanthropic giving in support of higher education by leveraging USA Funds philanthropic dollars. This background is instrumental in the work she will assume for USA Funds as Senior Program Director of Community Relations.

    Ms. Roe is currently the USA Funds liaison with national scholarship organizations such as Thurgood Marshall College Fund, United Negro College Fund, American Indian College Fund, Hispanic Scholarship Fund and the Asian Pacific Island American Scholarship Fund.

    In her spare time, Ms. Roe can be found in her church, Phillips Temple CME, working as a mentor with young ladies in the Church and community, working with students and their families to identify and determine the best institutions and financial options for PSE, and providing counseling to students on the importance of education and making positive choices in their lives.

    Dottie Gandy

    Dottie Gandy

    Board Member

    Dottie Gandy is a seasoned professional with successful careers as an author, speaker, business owner, management consultant, facilitator and women’s advocate. Dottie is the founder of The Up to Something Group in Dallas, TX, whose members choose to be intentional about designing the lives they want – and create extraordinary results in the process and the co-founder of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). She has successfully led teams, provided many keynote presentations and facilitated a wide range of business-related topics. She has chosen to “rewire” rather than “retire” by recently accepting her new role as the Market Director for the Mentoring Women’s Network in the Dallas, TX area.

    Natalie Guzman

    Natalie Guzman

    Board Member

    Natalie Guzman is a Marketing, Public Relations and Business Development Executive successful at providing the vision, strategies and leadership required to build reputation and brand for the sixth largest contributing affiliate in company. She is an innovative strategic leader with experience transforming concepts into high impact results. In addition, Natalie has a proven record in development and execution of winning marketing strategies that drive profitability and growth while positively impacting the bottom line. She has notable success in developing programs that differentiate the organization from its competition.

    Darla Beggs

    Darla Beggs

    Board Member

    Darla Beggs holds a degree from Scottsdale Community College, where she graduated with honors. Her broad business experience includes consulting with HR professionals to evaluate and establish effective managed care plans with a focus on cost effectiveness coupled with employee satisfaction and retention. Darla has held positions in account management, marketing, and benefits administration leadership. She has succeeded in balancing the needs of the employee population with cost-effective solutions for business clients to provide solutions that provide a “win-win” solution at every turn.

    Howard J. Ross

    Howard J. Ross

    Board Member

    Howard J. Ross is a builder of innovations in the field of diversity and inclusion and a unifier of people, organizations, and causes. He is founder & Chief Learning Officer of Cook Ross Inc. and an advisor to major global educational, corporate, philanthropic, and governmental organizations. Through his unique combination of a personal and system-focused approach, Howard is an advocate for high-performing organizational cultures that advance people, performance, and profits. He is the author of ReInventing Diversity: Transforming Organizational Community to Strengthen People, Purpose and Performance.

    Melissa Greenwell

    Melissa Greenwell

    Board Member

    Melissa Greenwell, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, leads human resources, communications and corporate social responsibility initiatives for Finish Line Inc., a national specialty athletic retailer. Melissa has applied her expertise in the design and development of organizations in many industries to help create high performance companies. Her career includes senior human resource leadership positions with Sallie Mae, Brightpoint North America, JP Morgan Chase, Oak Street Mortgage and Made2Manage Systems.

    Staff and Market Directors

    Alison Martin-Books

    Alison Martin-Books

    Founder and Chief Partnerships Officer

    With impressive background work and roughly 17 years in nonprofit work, Alison Martin-Books has a passion for doing work that makes a difference in the lives of others.

    After serving as Executive Director at two different national nonprofit organizations, her commitment to her passion for developing female talent led her launch Mentoring Women’s Network and the Mentoring Women’s Network Foundation.  She is also the author of the book, “Landing on My Feet: Learning to Lead Through Mentoring” and speaks regularly on behalf of the organization. Contact Alison today!

    Tina Imperial

    Samantha Lawson

    Director of Corporate Partnerships

    As a founder of a non-profit, author, and motivational speaker, Samantha harbors deep passion for giving back to the world through inspiration and motivation. Her journey, thus far, has led her to the wonderful opportunity of working for Mentoring Women’s Network as the Director of Corporate Partnerships. Samantha values the notion of leveraging opportunity for women in the workplace and hopes to make a difference by helping women live their full potential through mentoring relationships.

    With a high-energy and persistent personality, Samantha will be developing the corporate market in order to utilize the resources that Mentoring Women’s Network has to offer women of all ages. While harboring and maintaining relationships are at the top of her agenda, Samantha is up to the challenge of wearing different hats and trying new things- perhaps even skydiving one day!  Contact Samantha today!

    Elcira Villarreal

    Senior Consultant, Indianapolis

    Dr. Elcira Villarreal was born in Colon, Republic of Panama. She received her B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas and received a Ph.D. in Microbiology from Oregon State University. She spent more than 25 years in advanced roles in the pharmaceutical industry and has a passion for sharing her knowledge and experience to help advance other women leaders. In her role, she consults with organizations to align strategies to support this.  Contact Elcira today!

    Madelyn Zalon

    Madelyn Zalon

    Executive Assistant

    Madelyn spent the majority of her career as a Quality Assurance professional working for major retailers such as Lane Bryant, Sears, Montgomery Ward and Brylane where she developed and ran their quality control programs. After spending over 30 years in this field she switched to the non-profit world using her successful organizational skills in an administrative capacity. Madelyn is on the board of the Carmel Green Initiative and spends much of her time on her passion for helping the environment through educational programs in the community.  Madelyn and her husband, John are avid cyclists.  Contact Madelyn today!

    Toni Widman

    Toni Widman

    Fort Wayne Market Director

    Toni Widman is the CEO of Women’s Executive Search Group. An industry expert with more than 20 years of successful experience in full life cycle Recruiting and Business Development, Toni Widman has a proven ability to foster relationships with C-Suite and senior executives in the Financial, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Non Profit and Retail Industries.

    Toni co-founded Women’s Executive  Search, an Executive search firm specializing in placement of Executives (including Presidents, CFOs, CEOs, COO’s Division Presidents, VPs of Operations, and Director level positions) in a variety of Industries. She has successfully completed hundreds of successful searches, helping professionals grow and advance in their careers.

    Toni offers both clients and candidates exceptional professional service, absolute confidentiality, and the most ethical values in executive search.  For almost 20 years, Toni has guided the careers of many candidates; helping them with their career transitions.  Toni has developed an exceptional background in people and project management and a professional style based on excellent interpersonal communications and has an ability to make the best use of her personal network.

    Contact Toni today or learn more about upcoming events in Fort Wayne.

    Kim Kelly

    Kim Kelley

    Market Director for Houston, TX

    Kim has over 34 years of professional business experience in various positions and industries. Her background includes Administrative/Office Management, Human Resources Management, and Financial Services. Her HR career includes generalist/employee relations management positions at large companies like Mercer and Equifax, as well as two start-up companies.

    Kim changed careers in 2005 and is now a financial services representative with Wealth Design Group, LLC helping individuals and business owners establish strategies to fulfill financial goals and stay financially organized and balanced. She also specializes in providing a wide array of business owner, executive and employee benefit solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses.

    She is very involved in the woman business owner market and has a heart to help women succeed and fulfill their life calling, whether they own a business or are on a corporate career track. She knows that identifying and utilizing mentors and “cheerleaders” that support and encourage us as we progress is absolutely critical to our success.

    Kim has a history of serving on non-profit and professional boards, as well as serving on various committees and ministry projects. She is the current President of the Houston Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) and was NAWBO’s “Woman of Excellence” honoree in 2010. She is a charter member of the Houston Lady Lions Club and is very involved in her church.

    Kim has a MA in Human Resources Management and a BBA in Personnel Administration.

    Susan Tolles

    Susan Tolles

    Market Director, Austin, TX

    Susan Tolles is the Founder of The Flourishing Life™ and Flourish Over 50® and a Certified Life Purpose Coach® whose clients surround the globe. Her expert guidance leads women to celebrate their unique value, follow their life’s purpose and live authentically from the inside out. Susan is a passionate advocate for professional women, equipping and motivating them to envision more and reach higher, building a career they love without sacrificing their personal wellbeing. Through Susan’s dynamic coaching programs, workshops and keynote speeches, she embodies her own life purpose “to inspire and empower women to flourish from the inside out.”

    Anne East

    Anne East

    Market Director, San Francisco

    Anne is a forward-thinking, social innovator with more than 20 years experience managing fund development programs for social service organizations, such as the March of Dimes. Her experienced includes all aspects of nonprofit development; from the identification and qualification of donors, to grant writing and administration. Anne’s funding strategies and programs have delivered over $10 million to social service causes to date.

    Most recently, Anne served as CEO and Founder of AED Events where she engaged in event planning and management consultancy for social service organizations. AED Events built ongoing strategic relationships throughout the volunteer community and delivered over 100 events with budgets ranging from $10,000 to $600,000.

    Anne continues her affiliation with several service and professional development organizations, including: National Association of Business Women, Association of Junior Leagues International, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Meeting Planners Association, Business Civic Leadership Center, AARP Women’s Leadership Circle, Cause Marketing Forum, and Center for Nonprofit Success.

    Anne holds a Bachelor of Science degree from William Woods University, and a Master of Science in Elementary Education from Lesley University.

    Annette Tirabasso

    Atlanta Market Director

    Annette is an experienced advisor to the highest levels of executives. Her expertise results in value creation in strategy and operations, business transformation, and the advancement and retention of women. Annette engages and works effectively with diverse cultures and management teams using creative problem solving skills. She is a former Partner from Deloitte Consulting who served in numerous industry, geography, and service line leadership roles. She is currently an independent consultant, coach, and business advisor and board member of OnBoard, the leading authority and catalyst for women in the boardroom. Annette has 30 years of experience across multiple industries and positions of influence at financial services and healthcare companies selling, advising and delivering measurable results within budget.

    She is a sought after speaker on topics of business transformation, the retention and advancement of women and most recently two of her programs called “Selling to Women” and “Creating Purposeful Life Plans”. Annette was a Task Force Member for the creation of the first Executive Women’s Day at The TOUR Championship sponsored by Coca-Cola, the PGA Tour and the Eastlake Foundation. She was also recognized for her leadership and people development skills as a recipient of the “Woman of Inspiration”
    award from the City of Atlanta.

    Program Facilitators

    Amelia Barnes

    Amelia Barnes

    Program Facilitator for Indianapolis

    Amelia inspires professional women to gain clarity in who they are, confidence to create what they most want and the courage to make it happen. She has over twenty years experience as a leadership coach, motivational speaker and business owner. She is pleased to be a program facilitator with Mentoring Women’s Network.

    Amelia assists women to be leaders in all areas of their lives, by having a clear sense of their own identity, strengths and wisdom. Her clients know they are on the right path not only to succeed but also to make their dreams come true in both their personal and professional lives.

    She addresses core issues that allow her clients to trust their inner wisdom so they can release inner obstacles and negotiate outer barriers to success and happiness.

    Amelia is a certified coach in Leadership and Transformation through the Hendricks Institute. She has an MBA from Butler University and an MA MFT, Magnum Cum Laude from Christian Theological Seminary.

    Contact Amelia today at Inner Outcomes.

    Carla Taylor

    Carla Taylor

    Program Facilitator, Indianapolis

    Carla Taylor is a dynamic and inspiring speaker, author, trainer, and career coach. She is the President of Ignite Consulting, the premier strengths-based career and leadership development firm in Indianapolis. Their top requested program is Ignite Your Strengths, a powerful workshop that combines Strengthsfinder 2.0 with DISC Communication Styles. With over 20 years of career coaching, training, professional development, and instructional design experience in multiple industries, she has worked with individuals, business owners, small businesses, consulting firms, healthcare professionals, large corporations and universities, and knows how to bring value tailored to each specific audience.

    Carla is one of the co-founders of the CareerPointe 5-step career development methodology, used by corporations and career coaches to develop emerging leaders in the workforce, and helping them to strategically manage their career development.

    Carla’s articles have been published in multiple publications. She is a contributing author to three books– Inspirations From the Heartland, Women Like Us: Illuminating the World, and Mastering the Art of Success, with Jack Canfield and Les Brown. Carla uses a strengths-based, positive psychology approach – focusing on what’s right and maximizing each individual’s unique talents – with her clients and client organizations. She believes each person can bring leadership qualities to every role, and that anyone can have a leadership mindset and make an impact. The best leaders serve the needs of those they lead, and seek to help others become the best they can be.

    Carol McHuron

    Program Facilitator, San Francisco

    Carol McHuron of Pacific Resources Education Programs, Inc. (PREP) is nationally recognized for her work in the fields of Organizational Development, Diversity and Inclusion and Execution Management For more than 20 years Carol has worked with organizations to promote and sustain cultures that support full utilization of their workforce, and to address the needs of their diverse clients and customers. Carol’s work experience includes nationwide consultation with Fortune 500 and 100 companies, and non-profits. Some of her clients include: Wells Fargo, McKesson, Sara Lee, Amgen, TVA, Buick Motor Division, Lockheed Martin, East Bay Mud, and Spirit Rock Meditation Center. She works with organizations to develop an overall plan, and collaborates with leadership to establish execution management as an organizational competency. She then designs and facilitates workshops, coaches leaders, managers, and employees to help achieve specific goals and fulfill educational or training needs. Some examples include workshops and coaching on diversity and inclusion, team building, effective communication, and conflict resolution. Carol is a clear and empathetic communicator with the ability to get people to see other perspectives for the benefit of the team. She carefully creates the space for transformational shifts in her clients. Contact Carol today!

    Janet Walls

    Janet Walls

    Program Facilitator for Nashville

    Janet is President and Chief Change Consultant for Delta Blvd (formerly

    Walls Consulting), a management consulting and executive coaching

    company she founded in 2007. Delta Blvd provides consulting services in the

    areas of change management, strategic planning, and business plan

    formation. Janet coaches executives, business owners, and entrepreneurs in

    the areas of strategy, leadership development, and professional growth. She

    adds great value to business owners and executives who desire a solutions oriented

    approach to business challenges. Janet excels at identifying factors

    that limit performance while working with business owners and leaders to

    develop and implement processes that produce bottom line growth. Janet has

    more than thirty years experience in finance and operations including roles as

    Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations. This depth of

    professional experience allows her to bring a wealth of analysis and wisdom

    to the individuals and organizations she serves.

    Janie Waldron

    Janie Waldron

    Program Facilitator, Fort Wayne

    Janie is the owner and principle business consultant for JR Waldron Consulting, LLC. She is a results driven, dedicated professional with more than 11 years of experience in corporate business. Janie has also recently taken on a new role as the Director for People and Culture Development for Ambassador Enterprises in Fort Wayne, IN.

    Janie began her career in the retail industry working both in the field as an assistant store manager, store manager and as a corporate representative in the capacity of district market director for big box retailer Kohl’s Department Stores.

    Janie is an active part of the Fort Wayne Chapter for Mentoring Women’s Network Foundation as Chairman of the Board and a board member for Goodwill Industries of Northeast Indiana, Inc. She is a certified mentor and focuses on mentoring women within the business community to support their growth both personally and professionally.

    Janie earned a B.S. in Apparel, Merchandising and Business Management with a concentration in Marketing from Indiana State University.

    Janie and Josh, her husband, reside in Fort Wayne, Indiana with their four children:

    8 year old Isabelle and 4 year old triplets, Nolan, Nathan & Chloe.

    Jillian Dahm

    Jillian Dahm

    Program Facilitator, Fort Wayne, IN

    Jillian Dahm is the Chief People Officer and Lead Consultant and Coach at the International Coaching and Consulting firm, Pure Ambition. She is responsible for the leadership, support and development of the organization and the International Coaching Team for Pure Ambition. Jillian’s work at Pure Ambition directly focuses on organizations becoming more successful through tackling Employee Engagement issues and Culture transformations through a mindful approach offering turn-key Executive Coaching programs, Assessments, Customized workshops and Consulting strategies.

    Through her career, Jillian has enjoyed helping leaders catapult their effectiveness to positively impact our world—helping to bring heart more forward in business! As a certified professional coach with a background in higher education and managing an executive coaching firm, Jillian is sought out for her ability to get to the essence of an issue, enabling her clients and teams to develop their talents and uncover their best paths to success. She is a certified mentor and serves on the Board for Mentoring Women’s Network in Fort Wayne.

    Leigh Perry

    Program Facilitator, Evansville

    An accomplished professional with more than 30 years of experience, Leigh has a varied background working for Fortune 100s, non-profit organizations and the public sector. Leigh is a ‘connector’ with the proven ability to develop relationships with all types of people of all ages in diverse professions and all walks of life. Leigh’s excellent listening and communication skills help her create structure out of chaos, ultimately achieving buy-in and creating success for everyone. Leigh received her BBA in Marketing Management from the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and her MEd in Human Resource Development from Peabody College at Vanderbilt University. She has stayed very active in civic and professional organizations on the local, district and national levels. Leigh has served as a keynote speaker, session leader, and facilitator for workshops and seminars in many cities and more than 70 college and university campuses in North America, including numerous state and national conferences. Her topics have included team building, effectively utilizing personality profiles, incorporating change, managing volunteers and annual giving. Contact Leigh today!

    Marietta Stalcup

    Program Facilitator, Indianapolis

    Marietta began her career 23 years ago in pharmaceutical sales. She grew into leadership positions in clinical trial operations and medical affairs, and along the way earned her MBA from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.

    She works with hi-potential professionals who want to design powerful career experiences and close the gap between where they are today and where they want to be in the future. She helps you think differently about your communication, leadership and career opportunities. Clients describe her as passionate, energetic, highly motivating, authentic and makes you think.

    A teacher and coach at heart, she serves as Adjunct Faculty at Butler University where she teaches Leadership in the MPA program, and Kelley School of Business EMBA program where she teaches Strategic Career Management to evening MBA students.  Contact Marietta today!

    Dr. Susan R. Meyer

    Dr. Susan R. Meyer, MMC

    PROGRAM FACILITATOR, New York

    Susan R. Meyer, Ed.D., principal of Susan R. Meyer, Coaching and Consulting and Life-Work Coach, and Training Coordinator for Executive Essentials has over thirty years of experience coaching and designing and establishing growth experiences for individuals and organizations in corporate, government, not-for-profit, social service, health care and university settings.

    Susan created the first executive coaching program (now in its sixth cohort) within a NYC agency, and has coached executive and mid-level managers in organizations including the ASPCA, Institute for Community Living, the Jewish Museum of Monmouth County, NYC Human Resources Administration, MTA NYC Transit, Metropolitan, Harlem, and St. Francis Hospitals, NRG Energy and Roche Pharmaceuticals. She also has provided professional development consultations to faculty at NYU’s Stern School of Business.

    Additional experience includes designing and leading programs on topics including emotional intelligence, leadership development, reflective mentoring, team building, visual problem solving, fierce communication, career development, life planning, strategic learning, coaching skills for leaders, performance management and the personal growth workshop, Women Living for Today and Tomorrow, featured in The New York Times.

    Publications include The Life Design Blueprint Playbook, Fifty Over Fifty: Wise and Wild Women Creating Wonderful Lives and chapters in The Handbook of Transformative Learning in Practice, New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education: New Perspectives in Professional Development and The Handbook of Adult Education. Susan has a doctorate in Adult Learning and Leadership from Teachers College, Columbia University and masters degrees in counseling and educational psychology from New York University. She is an IAC Master Masteries Coach, Past President of the IAC Board of Governors and a member of the steering committee for the Association of Transformational Leaders – Northeast.

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