Lindsey Godwin, Molly McGuigan and Miriam Novotny
As a professor, practitioner, and possibilitizer, Lindsey Godwin, Ph.D. has a passion for creating transformational learning spaces for individuals and organizations.
She holds a Master of Science in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from the Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution George Mason University, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, where she studied with the founding thought leaders in Appreciative Inquiry. She currently holds the Robert P. Stiller Endowed Chair of Management in the Stiller School of Business at Champlain College (Vermont, USA), where she also serves as the Academic Director of the Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry and the lead faculty for the MS in Leadership and MS in Organization Development & Human Relations programs. An acclaimed instructor, she earned the Edward Lyman Phelps Professorship, Champlain College’s highest recognition for a faculty member. A sought-after international speaker, consultant, and facilitator, Lindsey has worked with individuals and organizations across the globe, having taught & facilitated over 10,000 people.
THE THREE DITCHING
We are endlessly curious about the complex world “every day” women live in. We love sharing our thoughts and ideas and engaging in conversations with others about how we might show up differently in the world if we Ditch more Ditties. And our greatest hope is that those who engage with Ditch the Ditty have as much fun and laugh as much as we have throughout the process.
WHO IS Molly?
Molly McGuigan, MBA, has 25 years of experience helping organizations across the globe, of all shapes and sizes, develop strategy, clarify purpose, and engage their most valuable resource– people.
She is passionate about supporting and coaching women to make more intentional choices throughout their own journeys—helping them show up in ways they want to be seen, achieve more fulfillment, and have more impact in both their personal and professional lives. Molly holds an MBA with a concentration in Organizational Behavior from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. This is where she learned from the founding thought leaders about a provocative change theory called Appreciative Inquiry (AI). She is now a leading expert in AI— leveraging this strength-based methodology for client projects and coaching others in practical applications. She has become a trusted partner to the global hub for AI at the Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry in Burlington, Vermont.
WHO IS Miriam?
As a solutions-driven leader, Miriam Novotny, MSOD, has a reputation for being a dynamic leader that goes above-and beyond to support the goals and objectives of individuals and organizations.
She leverages her expertise in organizational and leadership development to create a resilient culture that values growth and innovation. With extensive experience developing people strategies, programs, and initiatives, she is committed to helping leaders and organizations build cultures in which all employees feel a sense of being seen, heard and valued. Miriam currently serves as the Executive Director for Mosaic Learning Center, where she brings her leadership skills to life every day supporting and developing her staff. Miriam received her Master’s Degree in Positive Organization Development from Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. She is a Certified Emotional Intelligence Meta-Coach for Daniel Goleman EI and Certified in Appreciative Inquiry and Societal Change.