Closing remarks and book winner announcements

Carrie Arnold & Wendy-Ann Smith

Coach Education Gold Sponsor:  Fielding Graduate University

Carrie Arnold, author of Silenced and Sidelined: How women leaders find their voices and break barriers, is the Principal for The Willow Group. Since 2011, she has owned and operated her own consulting business. Previously, she has 20 years of experience working in healthcare, human resources, training, and organizational development. She has worked for multi-hospital systems in leadership positions and teaches at the university level. As a coach, she has served within the federal government, all levels of education, healthcare, and private sectors working with over 500 individual and group clients. She works with a fall spectrum of leaders, from new and emerging to the C-suite level.

Carrie also serves as faculty for the Evidence-Based Coaching program at Fielding Graduate University.

Wendy-Ann Smith, is a coaching psychologist, researcher and educator. She is the Director at her coaching boutique Eclorev, co-founder of the Coaching Ethics Forum and Visiting Fellow, Centre for Positive Psychology, Buckinghamshire New University, UK and Ethics group discussion lead at the Institute of Coaching. Wendy-Ann was awarded as one of the top 15 coaches in Paris, France for 2023. Her recent research has looked at how coaches understand their development with a number of publications arising from this work. Her recent publications are Positive Psychology Coaching in the Workplace (2021) and The Ethical Coaches’ Handbook: A Guide to Developing Ethical Maturity in Practice (publication 2023), and Ethical Case Studies for coach development and practice: A Coach’s Companion (Forthcoming, late 2023) she has also authored chapters on various topics within coaching psychology and positive psychology. Wendy-Ann regularly coaches a small number of one-to-one clients. She designs and delivers lectures, trainings and workshops internationally in a variety of settings including universities. Her interest is supporting the development of coaches through coaching psychology, positive psychology, and increasing ethical awareness and practice.

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