Suzie Byers has served on the teaching teams of Ronald Heifetz, Hugh O'Doherty, and Tim O'Brien for MLD-201. After working in Emerging Markets at JP Morgan in New York, London, and Tokyo, Suzie decided to devote herself to teaching. With 19 years of experience as an educator, she has taught Spanish to every age group from toddlers to teens. After teaching English to students in Chile, she earned her Ed.M. at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Ever since, she has been teaching adults at Harvard Kennedy School. As a Facilitator at Harvard Graduate School of Education and as a Teaching Assistant (also known as Course Coach) at Harvard Kennedy School, she has engaged in countless discussions about capacity building for adaptive leadership learning and teaching.


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Suzie Byers

City : Lexington

Country : US

I am passionate about:
I am passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion through education. What matters most to me is encapsulated in this quote by Mandela: "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
Professional experience:
Before beginning my career in Education, I worked in Emerging Markets at JP Morgan in New York, London, and Tokyo. Teaching every age group from children to teens to adults has given me a deep appreciation of constructivist and experiential learning. After earning my Master's in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University, I began facilitating Programs in Professional Education and serving as a Teaching Assistant at Harvard Kennedy School. Before being the Head Teaching Assistant for Professor O'Brien, I was on the teaching teams of Professor Heifetz and Professor O'Doherty for "Exercising Leadership: The Politics of Change."
I can thought partner on the following topics:
I can be a thought partner in the combination of Adaptive Leadership and Adult Development. Since being a student of Professor Heifetz and Professor Kegan, I have been fascinated about how their frameworks can be used together to address the world's seemingly unsolvable problems.
My Adaptive Leadership studies
I began my adaptive leadership studies in 2015
I studied with Ron Heifetz
I was also an adaptive leadership Teaching Assistant
My Adaptive Leadership Expertise
2017 ALN Conference
I am an adaptive leadership trainer
I am an adaptive leadership consultant

Education | K-12 education | Youth |
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