Co-Founder/OwnerCompany: BrainSkills@Work, LLC
Role: Session Presenter / Webinar Presenter Sessions: Appreciation and Overriding the Brain’s Negativity Bias to Foster Inclusion (S1-G) | Is Self-Awareness a Skill That Can Be Developed?
Mary brings over 25 years’ experience providing high impact diversity and inclusion training and facilitation skills to companies such as Deloitte, Microsoft, General Mills, American Express, PepsiCo and others. Mary has trained many other trainers and developed and implements large scale training initiatives that involved training 20,000+ employees. Mary’s background also includes working in the UK for 7 years as a senior consultant for Domino Perspectives providing leadership training in organizations throughout the UK and Europe.
Mary co-founded BrainSkills@Work, LLC – a consultancy that applies neuroscience in areas of leadership development and diversity and inclusion. In May 2012 Mary was awarded Advanced Certified NeuroBusiness Coach with Dr. Srini Pillay M.D., Harvard medical school professor and CEO of NeuroBusiness Group. Mary is co-author of the just released book. Neuroscience of Inclusion: New Skills for New Times (June 2017).
Mary’s educational background includes a Master’s Degree in Training and Organizational Development from the University of Minnesota. Among other professional certifications, Mary is licensed to administer: situational leadership, Myers Briggs Type Indicator, the DISC Personality Profile, Targeted Selection, and is a certified HeartMath provider. Mary holds a Master’s certificate from the NLP Institute in Group Leadership Dynamics.