Leading with Vulnerability to Create Truly Inclusive Organizations

While vulnerability may seem contrary to the power and authority we so often associate with leadership, it is the key to allowing organizations and the teams within them to flourish. In this session, you will learn:

  • How leaders can balance power and vulnerability
  • Why vulnerability builds psychological safety and curiosity
  • When coupled with empathy and humility, how vulnerability fosters lasting DEI&B

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Jeffrey Hull

Jeffrey Hull, Ph.D.

Executive Director, the Institute of Coaching

Jeffrey Hull, Ph.D. BCC is CEO of Leadershift, Inc. a leadership development consultancy based in New York City and author of the best-selling book, FLEX: The Art and Science of Leadership in A Changing World, from Penguin- Random House in 2019. A highly sought after speaker, consultant and executive coach with over twenty-five years working with C-suite leaders worldwide, Dr. Hull is also a Clinical Instructor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School and adjunct Professor of Leadership at New York University. He is the Director of Global Development at the Institute of Coaching, a Harvard Medical School Affiliate. Dr Hull has been featured in Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, Investors Business Daily, and a wide range of media. He can be reached at www.jeffreyhull.com

Pamela Larde

Pamela Larde, Ph.D.

CPC Director of Education, Institute of 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.

As a dedicated member of the global community, Dr. Larde is committed to taking the lead in addressing compelling social issues through the her role as founder of the Academy of Creative Coaching and director of education for the Institute of Coaching, an affiliate of McLean/Harvard Medical School.

In 2013, she founded the Academy of Creative Coaching to serve individuals and organizations across the globe wishing to elevate their skills and credibility around coaching, leadership, and cultural competency. The Academy of Creative Coaching is currently among the first of black female owned ICF ACTP accredited coaching schools in the world. Through this lens, Dr. Larde and her team are intentional about integrating values of belonging, human dignity, justice and care for the whole person into every fiber of the organization.

Dr. Larde is a certified coach and received training in suicide prevention, motivational interviewing, and substance abuse counseling. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, a master’s degree in College Student Affairs, and a Ph.D. in Leadership for the Advancement of Learning and Service. Her research focuses on race and gender dynamics, self-motivation, joy resilience, and posttraumatic growth. She has written three books, has contributed chapters to scholarly publications, and presents her research extensively for national and international audiences.

Pat Shreckengast

Pat Shreckengast

AceUp Co-Founder & CGO

Every great leader you’ve ever known has Imposter Syndrome. Most of them have a coach!

My mission is to ensure that those around me feel confident and (more importantly) happy with their lives and careers. I am a high-energy, growth-minded person always looking for exciting new ways to connect with people both personally and professionally.

As AceUp’s Co-Founder and Chief Growth Officer, I engage and innovate within the People & Culture Community to maximize outcomes and elevate awareness of Human Centered Leadership.

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