Karen Gravenstine

Karen Gravenstine, MA, CIC, MCC Program: Certificate in Leadership Coaching Karen Gravenstine is a master certified coach who has been engaged in coaching and development of executives, rising leaders, and members of boards of directors for over 25 years.


Additionally, as a certified Organization Development practitioner, she works with organizations to achieve extraordinary business results aligned to core values and beliefs. She approaches her work from a holistic and whole system perspective. Rigorous and interactive practice and feedback supports leaders and teams in discovering their strengths, realigning their energy and integrating new behavior into more effective and fulfilled performance. Through their work with Karen, leaders increase their ability to fully engage employees and move forward to accomplish their mission. Karen is a founding faculty member of Georgetown University’s Leadership Coaching Program, and co-author of an article entitled ‘Using Story in Coaching” published in On Becoming a Leadership Coach: A holistic Approach to Coaching Excellence. Karen earned a Master’s degree from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. She holds the International Coach Federation’s Master Certified Coach designation; earned a Mentor Coach certification from InviteCHANGE; received an Advanced Ontological Coaching certificate from the Newfield Network, and a Person Effectiveness Coach Certificate from New Ventures West. In addition, Karen is certified to interpret variety of 360 instruments and is a certified Corporate Athlete program instructor. Karen can be reached at gravensk@georgetown.edu.