Margaret Moore, MBA (aka Coach Meg), is an entrepreneur, executive coach, and coach trainer. From 1983-1999 she was an executive in the biotechnology industry in the US, UK, Canada, France. She served in leadership roles at three companies which later joined Sanofi, and served as CEO and COO of two biotech companies. In 2000, Margaret founded Wellcoaches Corporation, now a standard-bearer for professional coaches in healthcare and wellness, having trained more than 12,000 coaches in 50 countries.
Margaret is co-founder (2009) and chair of the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and a course director of the Coaching in Leadership & Healthcare conference organized by the Institute of Coaching and delivered by Harvard Medical School since 2008.
She teaches transformational leadership for the Harvard Medical School Office of Global Education, and coaching psychology at Harvard Extension School. She is co-founder and member of the National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching, a nonprofit subsidiary of the National Board of Medical Examiners, that has launched national standards and certification of health and wellness coaches as a new profession in health care.
Angela Passarelli, PhD, is driven to understand how coaching can catalyze change within leaders that positively impacts those around them. Her work draws on such disciplines as organizational behavior, psychology, and neuroscience to yield nuanced, actionable insights on effective leadership development.
Dr. Passarelli’s scholarship and practice are part of her larger commitment to advancing the science of coaching. Given the field’s rapid and ongoing expansion, rigorous analysis becomes all the more imperative. A five-year member of the Institute of Coaching’s Scientific Advisory Council, Dr. Passarelli now serves as the Institute’s Director of Research. In this role, she leads the Council’s grant selection process and spearheads other research-related activities at the Institute. Her goal is three-fold: to grow the global capacity for coaching research; strengthen the quality of such research; and increase practitioners’ engagement around the findings to enhance their own coaching.
Dr. Pamela Larde, a professor, coach, award-winning author, and business owner, is committed to engaging in the work of advancing the reach and commitment of the coaching profession to serve and build up heart-centered leaders around the world. Dr. Larde is intentional about integrating values of belonging, human dignity, justice and care for the whole person into every fiber of her work. As a dedicated member of the global community, Dr. Larde is committed to taking the lead in addressing compelling social issues through the Academy of Creative Coaching, which she founded in 2013. The Academy is among the first of black female owned ICF ACTP accredited coaching schools in the world.
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