Manager of Education, Research, and Marketing About: Stephenie Girard is the Manager of Education, Research and Marketing at the Institute of Coaching. In this role, she manages key member offerings including the Institute of Coaching Leadership Forums, monthly webinars, the CoachX series and MasterClasses. Girard also practices as a coach and has received her training through the Coaches Training Institute (CTI) in Boston, Massachusetts. She is certified through the International Coach Federation. Girard served as Advisor to Harvard Law School’s Executive Education Programs from 2009 through 2012. She was the first Program Manager appointed to Harvard Law School Executive Education in January 2007, when the school began offering Executive Education programs. After helping establish the school’s flagship Leadership in Law Firms program, she worked to develop and implement Harvard Law School Executive Education strategy. Before joining Harvard Law School, Girard worked in Professional Development and Training at WilmerHale. She also held positions in business development and recruitment in international companies in both Ireland and Australia. Credentials: Member of the International Coach Federation Member of the Institute of Coaching Professional Association; Affiliate of Harvard Medical School/McLean Associate Certified Coach – Expected Spring 2015 Axialent; Conscious Business, Study Group Member Training: Coaches Training Institute 2011 Wellcoaches Inc. 2014 Why I care about the Institute of Coaching: After exploring and deciding to pursue a career in the coaching profession several years ago it was a privilege to become part of the Institute of Coaching team in 2014. The passion, excellence and high standards that our IOC leadership and ICPA members bring to the profession is unparalleled. Through our breadth of resources that include monthly webinars, private forums, public conferences, CoachX series, MasterClasses and more, the access to learn and grow as a coach through evidence and research based platforms is infinite and exciting!