Awards and Recognition

About Us

  • Chair of the International Leadership Association Board.
  • Represented ILA on a Panel of Leaders composed of scholars and practitioners selected to write on issues related to leadership for the Washington Post and the New York Times. 
  • Received the Distinguished Leadership Award from the National Association for Community Leadership.
  • Recipient of the Sagamore of the Wabash, an honor the Governor of Indiana bestows on citizens who have contributed to their community. 
  • Named a “Woman in the Forefront” by the Indianapolis Business Journal and Indiana Lawyer publications in 1998. 
  • Honored by the Indianapolis YWCA as a Woman of Achievement and was presented with that organization’s Phyllis Wheatley Award for her work in race relations and received the Hoosier Heritage award for leadership.
  • Most recent contribution is “The New Basics: Inner Work for Adaptive Challenges” in The Transforming Leader, edited by Carol Pearson and published by Berrett-Koehler, 2012. The Transforming Leader was nominated for the 2014 Outstanding Leadership Book Award at the ILA Conference, by San Diego University.
  • Authored the Ki ThoughtBridge, “Constructive Conflict Management Kit”.
  • Co-authored Expanding the Pie, How to Create Value in Any Negotiation.
  • A Master Educator and Facilitator, Ms. Tyler-Wood gives yearly seminars and workshops on negotiation and leadership for some of the following groups: