CWD Stories

Look inside CWD to meet staff members who are growing professionally as managers, leaders and contributors by making the most of classes, coaching and other challenging development opportunities.

CWD Stories - Kevin
Kevin's career journey

Kevin Ball is on a career journey. Knowing there’s a difference between lifelong learners and non-stop learners, Kevin fits squarely into the latter, actively guiding his journey with CWD as a partner.
CWD Stories - Pam
Pam's path to better leadership
For Pam Burton, matching assistants with faculty is her passion – getting it right makes a difference for everyone Implementing positive change on a team requires one to manage change within him or herself.
CWD Stories Mary Lou - Building a Maximum Impact Team
Mary Lou – building a maximum impact team
Getting your entire team on the same page is hard work. You need team buy in, common goals, a clear strategic vision, guiding leadership, and sometimes an outside perspective can help bring clarity in a dynamic workplace.
CWD Stories Alain - value-packed work, significant impact
Alain – value-packed work, significant impact
Former researcher Alain Bonacossa was drawn to his current role in research administration as a chance to blend his expertise with management responsibilities. Intensive six-month executive coaching accelerated his leadership evolution.
Nada – grabbing the chance to learn and grow
Nada – grabbing the chance to learn and grow
Using the driving force of the Center for Workforce Development classes, new employee Nada El-Newahy, is learning to be highly effective in her role at the Harvard Extension School.
Bill – partnering for a powerful strategic vision
Bill – partnering for a powerful strategic vision
When the Center for Nanoscale Systems wanted to create a clear vision for the lab, and even clearer career paths for staff scientists, Executive Director Bill Wilson enlisted the organizational consulting team at CWD.