Maya Townsend Speaker

Maya Townsend

Founder, Partnering Resources

Maya Townsend, MSOD, founder and lead consultant of Partnering Resources, specializes in bringing diverse groups together to solve complex, systemic problems.

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Maya Townsend's 2022 biography

Maya Townsend’s organization specializes in helping:

– Organizations and leaders develop connected, trusted, productive networks that advance their organization’s goals;
– Diverse groups develop innovative approaches to systemic issues, such as how to encourage collaboration and improve chronic talent pipeline shortages; and
– Companies build strategic resilience, finding hidden opportunities and creating innovative strategies within complex ecosystems.

Maya is co-editor of Handbook of Strategic HR: Handbook for Strategic HR: Best Practices in Organization Development from the OD Network (AMACOM, 11/2012). She has been a blogger for Inc.com, AMA Playbook, and Future of Work Enabled. Her articles on networks, collaboration, ecosystems, and strategy are regularly published in publications such as strategy+business, People + Strategy, Nonprofit Quarterly, and CIO. She serves on the Editorial Review Board for OD Practitioner, the premier organization development practitioner journal in the United States.

Maya teaches leadership, strategy, and collaboration skills through the Corporate Education Center and has taught graduate and undergraduate courses for Boston University and Northeastern University. Her presentations have been acclaimed “best in conference” by participants.

Maya graduated with distinction from American University / NTL Institute Master of Science in Organization Development program and holds a certificate in OD from Georgetown University. She is qualified in ValueNet Works, and certified in OrgMapper INFLUENCER, Drexler / Sibbet Team Performance Model, Center for Creative Leadership Benchmarks 360 tools, LJ Map Values Identification System, and other tools. She is a member of the OD Network, Healthcare Businesswomen’s Network, Boston Facilitators’ Roundtable, and National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation.

Maya Townsend's 2022 talks & topics

What are You Going to Do—Fire Me?: Keeping Employees Engaged and Sharing Knowledge through Company Closure, Outsourcing, and Layoffs

When Conflict Overwhelms Change: What to Do When Groups Get Stuck

Becoming a Change Leader

Navigating Global Complexity: How Bayer Used Organization Network Analysis to Build a Connected, Collaborative Organization

The Art and Science of Networking (Yes, There Is a Science!)

Influencers: The Key to Organization Change

What Got You Here Won’t Get You There

Stacking the Deck: Using Hidden Networks to Identify and Develop High Potentials

Accelerating Time to Productivity: Using Network Science for Rapid On-Boarding

How Work Really Gets Done: Capitalizing on Hidden Networks

Lessons from Mapping the Nonprofit Talent Ecosystem: Finding the Talent You Need

Follow the Leader: Drive Your Organization to Achieve Its Change Goals

Becoming a Change Leader (Yes, You!)

How Work Really Gets Done: Leveraging Social Networks to Accelerate Change

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