Dr. Laura Santana ‘09 (GSLC, PhD), a global leadership consultant, has affiliated with Greater China Center for Creative Leadership in a multi-year virtual project to identify, certify, and onboard new facilitators, coaches and associates for the Shanghai office. She conducted the New Coaching Orientation Certification, qualifying coaches with 800+ hours of experience on the CCL Coaching Methodology. The new faculty selection and onboarding of recruits is underway. Her publication “Creating Coaching: The Quiet Revolution of Bob Dorn,” now published in Mandarin, serves as a cornerstone for new staff.
Ruta Shah-Gordon ’16
Ruta Shah-Gordon ’16 (GSLC, PhD) was awarded a reciprocal exchange grant from the United States Department of State and the International Research and Exchanges Board to work with Mandela Fellow Charlene Chekenya to collaborate on strengthening responses to sexual harassment in higher and tertiary institutions in Zimbabwe. Read more about Shah-Gordon and her dissertation Intercultural Competence Development through Civic Engagement here.