Speaking Engagements


Presentations & Speeches on Leadership & Organizational Development

The team at Ki ThoughtBridge has been energizing, engaging, and educating audiences on topics of leadership, change management, conflict resolution, and negotiation for over three decades. We are presenters at a wide range of forums from classrooms to large scale conferences. From large-scale keynotes of over 1,000 people to small roundtable discussions, Ki ThoughtBridge leaders have the presentation skills, industry knowledge, and speaking experience to add value to your organization. 
Ki ThoughtBridge Professional Speakers
Irma Tyler-Wood, Founder: Trained at the Harvard Negotiation project, a think tank at Harvard Law School, Irma’s expertise is in the areas of negotiation, conflict management and change leadership. Irma has given presentations in South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and across the continental U.S. She is a thoroughly engaging speaker with a fascinating history that includes having participated in negotiation training and facilitation as part of the negotiations to end Apartheid in South Africa during the mid 1990's. She is also co-author of the book Expand the Pie: How to Create More Value in Any Negotiation and the Constructive Conflict Management Tool Kit.


Katherine Tyler Scott, Co-Founder and Managing Principal: With over 30 years of experience in leadership education and development, consultation, coaching, and facilitation, Katherine is a nationally recognized speaker and has written extensively on the topics leadership, trusteeship, organizational development, and change.

Katherine is the author of Creating Caring and Capable Boards: Reclaiming the Passion for Active Trusteeship, published by Jossey-Bass in 2000, and The Inner Work of the Leader: Discovering the Leader Within, published in 1999. She is the co-author of several other publications, including, Stories From the Circle: Women's Leadership in Community, published in 1991, and is a contributing author to Cutting Edge Leadership 2000, published in 2000, and Spirit at Work, edited by Jay Conger (Jossey-Bass, 1994). Katherine is Chair of the International Leadership Association and has been its Conference Weaver for five years. Her comments about the Conference are posted on the ILA website. She has represented ILA on a Panel of Leaders composed of scholars and practitioners selected to provide comment on significant matters and issues related to leadership for the Washington Post and the New York Times.

Sample Presentations:
1. AIG: Latin America Women’s Leadership Forum: Negotiation:  An Essential Leadership Skill
2. Linkage: Women In Leadership: Negotiating Conflict
3. Harvard Graduate School of Education: Essentials for Effective Leadership: Inner Work and Adaptive Skill
4. Indiana Grantmakers Alliance: 2013 Leadership Academy - Adaptive Leadership: So What?
5. Harvard Graduate School of Education: National Institute for Urban School Leaders - The Paradoxes of Leading Change
6. Council on Foundations: Leading Change, Facilitating Transitions 
7. International Leadership Association: Bridging The Conflict Divide: Lessons for Leaders From International and American Case Studies
8. The John E. Fetzer Institute: Transforming Philanthropy: Nurturing the Inner Life, A Dialogue and Inquiry
To obtain information or arrange for a speaker contact info@kithoughtbridge.com. 

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