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Madeline McNeely

Madeline McNeely

Madeline McNeely

Madeline conditions leaders and organizations to do meaningful work for decades as a multi-sector, interdisciplinary leader. She is a master level coach, a coach’s coach, consultant, facilitator, trainer and faculty member with over 25 years of experience.  Her clients, ranging from former gang members, youth workers, surgeons to C-Suite executives, come from the non-profit, government and corporate sectors.  Madeline has coached and consulted to over 100 corporate and non-profit organizations, small businesses and leaders.

Madeline’s leadership experience includes Managing Director at The Tracing Center, the educational non-profit based on the Emmy nominated documentary, Traces of the Trade and as Co-Program Director of City Year Boston overseeing 300 corps members and many staff.  Organizational areas of expertise include culture change, leadership and organizational development, equity-based strategic planning, team building and group dynamics, executive transitions, facilitation and collaboration skills, executive leadership and career coaching, supervision, community and board development, meeting mastery, communication, leadership and neuroscience, Conversational Intelligence and Open-Space Technology. At Harvard Extension School, Madeline teaches Nonprofit Leadership and Community Engagement in their graduate management program and teaches Leadership Coaching Strategies in the Professional Development Program of their Division of Continuing Education. Madeline has also taught at the master’s level at Lesley University and Temple University. Early in Madeline’s career, she spent a year studying and doing international development work in Kenya, East Africa and Senegal, West Africa. Read More

 

Debbie Tyson

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Debbie Tyson

Debbie Tyson is a career and small business coach, a facilitator and trainer and the owner of Mobilize Coaching. Her practice is dedicated to supporting people in career transition, specifically young professionals, mission driven professionals, working parents and career changers. In addition, she supports small business owners with strategy, project planning and implementation. She works with clients individually and teaches workshops in Greater Boston.

Prior to becoming a coach, Debbie spent over a decade working in the public and non-profit sectors within the fields of education, human resources, social services and non-profit program management. Read More

 

Doris Ferrer

Doris Ferrer

Doris Ferrer

Doris’ work in corporate, not-for-profit, government, education and public health sectors provides a solid foundation in understanding how organizational cultures impact those who work in them and the conscious strategies employees need to succeed in the workplace.

She is a former senior attorney with a major Fortune 500 Company who left the legal profession to follow her passion to make a concrete, positive, and profound difference in the lives of individuals and organizations. The analytical, problem solving, and communication skills she honed as an attorney serve her clients well and her mediation training also allows Doris to support the successful resolution of conflict that inevitably arises with courageous change and growth. Read more

 

Harry Harding

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Harry_Harding

Harry Harding, Director of Training & Staff Development, Children’s Services of Roxbury (CSR) – Harry Harding has worked in a number of capacities with youth and families for more than a dozen years in the Boston community and surrounding areas. He currently oversees training for more than 120 active practitioners in the behavioral health department at CSR, Massachusetts’ only Community Service Agency (CSA) specializing in treating black youth. Harry’s diverse experience includes several years of direct care with at-risk youth as well as professional stints in media and public policy. Read More

 

Heang Ly

Heang Ly

Heang Ly

Heang Ly has two decades of experience practicing and leading in the field of youth & community development, education, behavior & learning, organization & program development, non-profit management, and group facilitation. In her former role as director of consulting and training at the Center for Teen Empowerment, she provided technical support and skills training for non-profits, businesses, foundations, schools, and city departments to ensure successful organizational and program development.  Over her career she has trained and coached over 2,000 clients on curriculum development, interactive meeting design, and skills to facilitate groups and difficult conversations.

She currently utilizes her expertise in her independent consulting practice where her clients include the Lenny Zakim Fund, The Massachusetts Asian American Commission, and the Federal Reserve Bank. Ms. Ly  uses a facilitative leadership framework with a diversity, equity and inclusion lens to guide her work. Ms. Ly serves as a teaching fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Education for courses in diversity issues in counseling and advocacy as well as group counseling. She also uses the foundations of learning theories to successfully create and teach engaging and creative curriculum for diverse English language learners. Read more

 

Jennifer Catalano

Jennifer Catalano

Jennifer Catalano

Jennifer is a creative, multi-lingual professional with over ten years of experience managing complex multi-stakeholder international projects. From 2012 to 2016 Jennifer directed the Youth Economic Participation Initiative at the Talloires Network. This multi-year initiative supported ten universities around the world to cultivate the creative and entrepreneurial potential of young people, so that they are prepared to start businesses, find jobs and contribute to their communities.

A project manager and a writer, Jennifer dances between the creative and technical aspects of organizational development work, knowing that these are equally an art and science. She is particularly drawn to youth entrepreneurship education as a space that breeds possibility, hope and collective action toward an emerging future. Read more

 

Madison “Matt” Thompson

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Madison “Matt” Thompson

Madison “Matt” Thompson, B.S. (Northeastern) has worked for over 30 years in the areas of conflict resolution, diversity, and cultural competency. He has worked with large regional banking institutions, higher education institutions, major teaching hospitals, and community non- profit agencies. Matt has more than 20 years of experience in diversity, inclusion, and cross-cultural competency. He recently joined the panel of neutrals at The Mediation Group located in Brookline, Massachusetts and works with the organizational practice. Read More

 

Dr. Rita Anita

Dr. Rita Anita

Dr. Rita Anita

Dr. Rita Anita Linger is a Human Scientist, Community Strategist, Diversity and Inclusion Trainer, Compassionate Economics facilitator, Purpose Built Communities Advocate, Program Evaluator and Consultant, Integrative Health Practitioner, Mind-Body Therapist and the founder and CEO of SERA, Inc. in Raleigh, North Carolina, a capacity building and community development organization which strives to enhance the quality of life for families, youth, women, men and seniors in all aspects of life from health and wellness to financial empowerment and sustainability. The organization primarily serves minority and low wealth communities. All facets of a community member’s life that will ultimately lead to health and economic empowerment are assessed and action plans for movement toward goals are created. Read More

 

Tiphani Palmer

Tiphani Palmer

Tiphani Palmer

Tiphani is an executive coach and facilitator with 10 years teaching and working with Leadership Embodiment, a model for cultivating leadership presence. This dynamic approach offers the individual, group or organization tools and practices
to develop presence, confidence and the ability to act from a more effective, centered state.

Some of the companies and venues she has worked with include, Oracle, Genentech, Gap, NVW Coaching programs, Central California Women Facility, Audience, UCSF chaplain services, UC Hastings College of the Law & Capital Health in Canada.

Tiphani received her 2nd degree black belt in Aikido, a non-violent Japanese martial art and brings 15 years of experience owning and running a successful design business, Tiphani Palmer Design. Read More