Michelle L. Maldonado, MC-EICC, CMT-P: Human Potential, EI and Mindful Business Transformation, Compassionate Leadership, Teacher/Facilitator, Keynote Speaker
Michelle is Founder & CEO of Lucenscia, a human potential and mindful business transformation firm dedicated to developing leaders and organizations with positive impact in the world. She is leadership faculty for 1440 Multiversity and faculty and Meta-Coach for Dan Goleman’s Emotional and Social Intelligence Coaching Certification program. Also a Certified Genos International Emotional Intelligence Practitioner®, Michelle is one of a handful of the Google-inspired Search Inside Yourself (SIY) Level 2 Certified Teachers® in the world and a True North Leadership Teaching Fellow.
Michelle is passionate about helping create the conditions for a more connected and compassionate world by helping people do their inner work for outer impact. She has worked with Fortune 500 companies and organizations around the world to integrate empathy and compassion with resilience and high performance. A few organizations with whom Michelle has worked include LinkedIn, Microsoft, Dell, Capital One, Pfizer (Canada) and Deustche Telekom (Germany). Academic and government organizations include the National University of Singapore, New York University, Bay Path University, York Region (Canada) Government and Law Enforcement, and the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security.
In recognition for her work on leadership and organizational development at the intersection of emotional intelligence, mindfulness, performance impact and compassion, Michelle was named “Top Corporate Leader” by HR.com’s Leadership Essentials and “Woman of The Year” by the National Association of Professional Women. As a recommended speaker in SHRM’s Speaker’s Bureau, her work has been featured across industry publications and conference venues including The Mindful Leadership Summit, Training, Leadership Excellence, Human Capital Institute, the Institute for Organizational Mindfulness and Chief Learning Officer.
Michelle is a graduate of Barnard College at Columbia University, The George Washington University Law School and lives in the Washington, DC metropolitan area with her family.