Accelerate DEI with a Culture of Coaching
Empower Your People to Push for Progress
With the Great Resignation upon us, businesses can’t afford to lose their talent and it’s workplaces rooted in diversity and belonging that are thriving in today’s world. But DE&I isn’t just a box you can check off – it demands difficult conversations and systemic change that leaves many business leaders unsure of where to start. A culture of coaching can help foster a long-term culture of inclusion and belonging by empowering your people to take action. Together.
Meghan Mahoney, founder and principal of M2 Coaching, and James Lopata, AceUp’s VP of coaching supervision, will share ways to develop and sustain organizational cultures that work for everyone.
Meghan Mahoney is an AceUp leadership coach and the founder and principal of M2 Coaching and Consulting. For more than 15 years, she’s been leading conversations around diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice as both a consultant and as an internal learning and organizational development leader in the tech sector. She’s also experienced in leadership development, teaching, facilitation, and growing high-performing teams. A certified professional coactive coach, Meghan received her MBA from Northeastern University and has taught in numerous leadership, management, and entrepreneurship programs at schools including at Harvard University, Northeastern University, and Granite State College.
In addition to her coaching practice, Meghan supports organizations in designing strategies that meet them where they are at in their DEIB journeys, including strategy consulting, training and leadership development, and leadership coaching for executives, managers, and DE&I teams.
James Lopata is a PCC and ICF Certified Coach Supervisor with more than 20 years of Executive Management and Business Coaching experience across multiple industries. James is an award-winning writer published in Forbes and the New York Times and his clients include companies such as: IBM, Facebook, Tesla, GE Healthcare, and Sanofi.