Dr. Debra Doroni is an executive and leadership coach, speaker, and leadership educator whose mission is to engage leaders to create more human-centered and resilient organizations. Through keynote speaking, individual and team coaching, and leadership education, she supports professionals to elevate their impact, improve their professional and personal relationships, success, and satisfaction and be leaders that others want to follow. Deb teaches leadership in graduate and continuing education programs at Harvard University Division of Continuing Education, Harvard Medical School, and the MGH
Institute of Health Professions.
For more than 25 years, she was a healthcare executive in physician practice, academic hospital, and for- profit healthcare organizations. Having been compelled in the aftermath of cancer treatment and professional burnout to transform her own professional and personal life, Deb has a particular interest in supporting leaders to cultivate joy in their work, to thrive personally and professionally, and to promote human-centeredness in their teams and organizations.
Deb completed her Doctor of Psychology in Organizational and Leadership Psychology at William James College, where her area of emphasis was the Neuroscience of Leadership. For her doctoral research she developed the Five Intelligences Model of Human-centered Leadership and Organizations: Self intelligence, Relational-intelligence, Communication intelligence, Execution-intelligence, and Neuro- intelligence. Deb completed her coaching training at the Gestalt International Study Center and earned the Professional Certified Coach designation from International Coaching Federation. She is Certified in the Team Emotional Intelligence Survey® and is a Conversational Intelligence® for Coaches Enhanced Skills Practitioner. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the College of the Holy Cross and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Boston College.
Deb is a volunteer coach and consultant for Empower Success Corps (ESC) New England, a not-for- profit consulting firm dedicated to enhancing the impact of nonprofit organizations by providing high quality, affordable consulting services, capacity building, programs, leadership support and coaching.