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Ilene Wasserman

Executive Coach and Facilitator

Ilene Wasserman is an Executive Coach who brings to Symmetra over 30 years of experience in Organisational consulting, leadership development and change management.

Ilene is passionate about helping leaders and teams leverage all dimensions of diversity to enhance business performance. She has served as a consulting coach with senior executives and Board of Directors of Fortune 100 companies. In addition to consulting and coaching, Ilene has facilitated programs in leadership, organisational consulting, leading diversity, emotional intelligence and cultural competence.

Ilene received her PhD from the Fielding Graduate University in Human and Organizational Development. She also holds Masters degrees both in Counseling Psychology and Social Work from Washington University and a B.S. from Cornell University in Human Development. Ilene is trained in Future Search, Gestalt, and Appreciative Inquiry and has conducted foundational and advanced workshops in Appreciative Inquiry.

Ilene is a Senior Fellow of the Wharton Leadership Institute, a Fellow of both the Taos Institute and serves on the Board of the Lewin Center, serves on the Boards of the CMM Institute and is a Member of NTL. Ilene is active in her community, serving as Chair of the Lower Merion Township Human Relations Commission.

Ilene’s acute insights combined with deep empathy which she applies to all the leaders she works with, serves as a catalyst for startling and sustained change in behaviour- fundamental to transforming culture in an organsation.