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About Leading Change Associates

Based near Boston, MA, we founded Leading Change Associates in 2007.

We use a critical lens based in developmental, feminist, and critical theories of learning to help universities, schools, and not-for-profit (NFP) organizations pursue their missions and support their communities.

Our Consultants

Our team includes academic and executive coaches and consultants who support excellence through coaching, consulting, curriculum development, and organizational program development across sectors. Learn more about our team of consultants.

Books and Publications

Leading Change consultants have published books and scholarly articles about a wide range of topics. Learn more about our books and other relevant works.

Purple Owl Publishing

Purple Owl Publishing, started by Debra Harkins in 2019, is a collaborative of educators and writers dedicated to helping each other achieve a common goal: to share stories that amplify diverse experiences and promote social justice. Learn more about Purple Owl Publishing.