Joan Goldsmith has been an organizational consultant, coach, and educator for the past forty-five years, specializing in conflict resolution, leadership development, organizational change, and team building. She has been a family therapist, a coach to women leaders, and co-author with Warren Bennis of the best selling, Learning to Lead: A Workbook on Becoming a Leader, published by Addison Wesley. She has also co-authored three books with Ken Cloke on a variety of related topics.
Ms. Goldsmith has served on numerous boards of directors, and been a consultant to faculty and administration in U. S. and international universities. Her corporate clients have included Raytheon, Union Carbide, MTV Networks, Hughes Space, Pacific Bell, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank. She is a founder of Cambridge College, a former member of the faculties of the Harvard University, UCLA, Antioch University, and holds a Master of Arts in Social Sciences and a Doctorate of Humane Letters.