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Facilitators for the Symposium

Level the Playing Field: Turning Gender Leadership Rhetoric into More Effective Action

Adaptive Leadership Theory and Cambridge Leadership Associates co-founder, Marty Linsky, will be facilitating and leading the Symposium.

More information about the Symposium

Book for the Symposium

Marty Linsky - lead facilitator

Marty Linsky – lead facilitator

Marty Linsky has been a faculty member of Harvard Kennedy School since 1982, except for 1992-1995 when he served as Chief Secretary and Counsellor to Massachusetts Governor William Weld. He has taught leadership, management, politics and media, and is currently faculty chair of several of the school’s executive programs on leadership. He has worked with a wide range of clients in the public, private and non-profit sectors in the US and abroad, including Fortune 500 companies and major federal government agencies.

Linsky has worked on advancing gender equity as a coach, trainer, facilitator, and advocate in a variety of settings and co-authored the book Leveling the Playing Field: Advancing Women in Jewish Organizational Life. He is the author or co-author of more than a dozen books and chapters. He is a co-author with Heifetz and Alexander Grashow of the book The Art and Practice of Adaptive Leadership and co-author with Heifetz of the best-selling Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive Through the Dangers of Leading, both published by Harvard Business Press.

Others who will co-facilitate the Symposium include:

Maxime Fern, Jill Hufnagel, Diana Renner, Phil Ralph and Robbie Macpherson.