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DDI LeaderCon 2018

Oct 24-26, 2018     Phoenix, Arizona

Wanda Hayes

Emory University

Dr. Wanda Hayes, Senior Director of Learning and Organizational Development, joined Emory University in 2007. She is responsible for the development and implementation of a learning strategy that includes executive, management, employee development, e-learning, executive coaching, and organizational development. She works with Emory's senior leadership to align the learning strategy with the talent management strategy for the University. Under Wanda's leadership, Emory University has been recognized as a "LearningElite Organization" by Chief Learning Officer magazine for eight years in a row, as well as receiving other national awards for their leadership programs. She often speaks at national and international conferences on such topics as leadership development, development planning, talent management, performance management, personality and leadership, and how to create a successful leadership development program. 

 

Prior to Emory, Wanda served as Manager of Leadership Development at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA), where she created management development programs and assisted in the development, implementation, delivery, and measurement of a program for healthcare executives. She also served as an internal executive coach for senior leaders at CHOA.

 

Prior to Children's, Wanda was Manager of Leadership Assessment and Development at BellSouth Corporation in Atlanta. There, she conducted and oversaw the assessments of high potential leaders within the company and for potential new hires at the executive level. She also provided feedback, coaching, and development planning. 

 

Wanda began her career as an independent consultant providing services to industry, local government agencies, and institutions of higher education.

 

Wanda earned her bachelor's degree in Psychology and her masters and doctorate degrees in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Georgia, and is a licenses psychologist in the State of Georgia. She lives in Watkinsville, GA with her husband and their two Weimaraners, Gus and Daisy.

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