Ann Dinan

Dr. Ann Dinan,  is an ICF certified Executive Leadership Coach at the PCC level, a professor, researcher, author and leadership consultant.  She has lived overseas and brings an intercultural framework and paradigm to her work.

She completed her Ph.D. from Washington University in St Louis, studying social science research and previously was awarded a M.S.S.A. degree from Case Western Reserve University in the area of Social Work.  Her B.A. is from the U of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she studied Journalism.

Dr. Dinan founded the Deeper Leadership Institute, which works with clients from all over the globe around leadership and peace leadership issues.  In India, she discovered Ayurveda and brings the tenets of Ayurveda to her life.  While in South Africa, she learned about Ubuntu, an African Humanistic Philosophy that Mandela and Tutu employed to unite South Africa post-Apartheid.  The major tenets of this philosophy include:  forgiveness, compassion, and interconnection.  Ubuntu is something she applies to her personal and professional work and in this manner she hopes to honor Nelson Mandela who said that Ubuntu would be the gift South Africa would give the world.

She has conducted numerous interviews and has numerous publications.  As an adjunct faculty member at Pacific College of Health and Science in the Master of Health and Human Performance department, she teaches HPC504 Professional Skills and serves as a mentor coach supporting students to meet International Coaching Federation (ICF) Professional Certified Coach (PCC) training standards.

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