Joffe, Rosalind

Rosalind Joffe

Rosalind Joffe built on her own experience of living with chronic illnesses for more than 30 years, including multiple sclerosis and ulcerative colitis, when she founded  This career coaching firm works with people living with chronic health conditions to develop the skills they need to succeed in their work. Rosalind is dedicated to the idea that living with chronic illness can include living a full and successful life.

Rosalind Joffe is a seasoned coach who has worked with hundreds of individuals over the past 15 years to improve their job satisfaction. She is a grant recipient from the Institute of Coaching. Rosalind co-authored the book, Women, Work and Autoimmune Disease: Keep Working, Girlfriend! (Demos Medical Publishers).

A recognized national expert on chronic illness and its impact on jobs and career, Rosalind is frequently quoted in national publications, including: The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, MORE Magazine,, ABC Radio as well as numerous regional and national media outlets.  She has published in dozens of disease organization and health journals and is a sought-after speaker for organizations that include: National Conference on Impairment without Disability, Sanofi Aventis, Centacor, BiogenIdec, State Street Corporation National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Association of Career Professionals, New England Arthritis Foundation, National Multiple Sclerosis Association, and the Scleroderma Association. 

Rosalind is passionate about giving people the tools they need to thrive in their work while living with chronic illness. Her website, and her widely read blog, Working With Chronic Illness feature the resources and services a person needs to be successful at work while living with a chronic health condition. She can be found on twitter, @WorkWithIllness.

Rosalind holds a B.S. in Communications and an M.Ed. from Boston University, and is a certified coach and a certified mediator.


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