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Karen Curnow

Karen Curnow, MBA, MCC Program: Certificate in Leadership Coaching, Intercultural Coaching Karen Curnow has provided cultural diversity, leadership development and team building services through facilitation, coaching, and training since 1980.

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Having worked and lived in France, Turkey, Kenya, Austria, and New York prior to her work in the D.C. area, Ms. Curnow has served both business and government as executive coach, consultant, university professor, training manager, and writer/reporter. Clients Karen has served include mid-size and large corporations (such as Bayer Health Care, Aerospace Corporation, Boeing, Discovery Communications, Inc., VISA International/Inovant, SAIC, and others), as well as a variety of federal government agencies, universities, and institutes. Karen’s publications focus on leadership, international management/living, coaching, and workplace diversity and inclusion. Among her publications are "Differences and Discourses: Coaching across Cultures" (in The International Journal of Coaching in Organizations), Notes from a Traveling Childhood, chapter activities in Tools and Activities for a Diverse Work Force, “Gender at Work” (cover article for Public Management magazine), and a variety of magazine articles on international management. Her contributions on coaching across cultures and working with emotions in the workplace will be included in Georgetown’s Institute for Transformational Leadership’s new publication, due to be released in 2013. Karen also trains future coaches as a senior faculty member and mentor coach for Newfield Network and Georgetown University. She earned her M.B.A. in International Management and Marketing from U.S. International University, her B.S. in Business Administration and French at Houghton College and at the Sorbonne/University of Paris, and her certification in Coaching and Organizational Learning from Newfield Network-USA and George Mason University. Some of Karen’s many certifications include: The Leadership Circle 360 Profile and TLC Culture Survey, OPM Leadership 360, IC360, CCL’s Benchmarks 360, SkillScope, MBTI, FIRO-B, IHHP’s Emotional Intelligence 360, Sigma Radius 360, Duke University’s VANGUARD 360, Margerison-McCann Team Management Systems profiles, Conflict Dynamics Profile, Bar-On EQi and other emotional intelligence assessments, and the entire range of Inscape profiles. Karen can be reached at kjc38@georgetown.edu.