Margie Zohn

I have coached leaders worldwide for the past 25 years, and I have designed and led hundreds of programs for the corporate and nonprofit sectors. For 10 years I held a faculty appointment at Harvard University teaching public speaking, and while there I trained and mentored instructors for the speaking program as well as developed innovative communication skills programs across the university.  I was recognized for excellence in teaching by Harvard’s Derek Bok Center for each semester I taught.

Business and Academia.

I have worked with organizations including Con Edison, American Express, Capital One, GE, Google, McKinsey, Fidelity Investments, Wellington Management, The Federal Reserve, Time Warner and Biogen Idec.  I’ve taught at Executive Education Programs including Harvard, Columbia, MIT, Duke, Northwestern and IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland. I have also designed programs for Harvard Business School, Harvard Graduate School of Education, MIT, Boston University, Emerson College and New England Conservatory.


For seven years I served as a consultant with the Leadership Development Institute of the Combined Jewish Philanthropies. I have also coached leaders from The Samaritans, Future Chefs, The Achievement Network, Inspiring Educators and many others. My pro bono work includes serving as Chair of the Resource Advisory Committee for Journey To Safety, a domestic abuse program of Jewish Family and Children’s Services. I have also volunteered with the Big Sister Association and the Make A Wish Foundation.


As a professional actor I performed with Shakespeare & Company, The Lyric Stage, The Merrimack Repertory Theatre, and Anna Deveare Smith’s Institute On The Arts And Civic Dialogue at the American Repertory Theater. I also performed in improvisational theatre and created one woman shows. I still coach performers and speakers on every kind of stage, and I have developed and directed numerous projects for performance at venues in the US and abroad.


I earned a B.A. from Brown University and an Ed.M from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. I have also completed post-graduate training in executive coaching and organizational development.

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