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Transform, Empower and Balance - call for contributions

Transform, Empower and Balance - call for contributions

Liberating Structures workshop – ALSIG

Liberating Structures workshop – ALSIG

Meet our Patron - Jenny Garrett

Meet our Patron - Jenny Garrett

Meet our Patron - Ginny Whitelaw

Meet our Patron - Ginny Whitelaw

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The Staff Development Forum (SDF) is a not-for-profit charitable organisation, representing and working with staff and organisational developers in Higher Education (HE) to enhance the efficiency, effectiveness and organisational performance of the sector and its workforce. Founded in 2004 and sponsored by AdvanceHE, the SDF is a nationally recognised and regionally representative network.

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Meet our Patrons

Jenny Garrett OBEJenny Garrett OBE is an Award Winning Career Coach and Leadership Trainer, with nearly two decades of experience of running a Global Business.  Jenny empowers people to make the transformation that they are seeking actually happen, that could be: navigating their career, successfully finding work that is more on purpose for them or getting the best from their team.  Everything she does is aimed at either advancing gender balance, creating inclusive workplaces or equipping young people with the skills that leaders of the future need. Jenny is well known for delivering inspiring talks, books, career coaching, leadership training, speaking in media, facilitating retreats and running teen conferences.

Dr Ginny WhittakerDr Ginny Whitelaw is the CEO and founder of the Institute for Zen Leadership (IZL).Ginny is an 86th generation Zen master and Chosie Zen priest, she has a rich scientific background and has, for over 25 years, been coaching and developing whole leaders in non-profits, healthcare systems and top global companies including Novartis, Merck, Dell, Bank of America and J P Morgan Chase.
Ginny also leads open enrolment programs at IZL, certifies instructors in Zen leadership and offers custom programs embodying critical leadership skills and cultivating the connected wisdom (one-withness) from which leaders can create thriving futures for people and the planet.

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