Pat Drew is the Principal of Pat Drew & Co., LLC which provides Leadership Development, Team Alignment, and Coaching on Executive Personal and Professional Effectiveness.
She has coached and developed team effectiveness programs for executives of organizations such as The United Nations, New York City Administration of Children’s Services, New York City Department of the Homeless, VilllageCare and academic institutions such as Columbia School of Business and Fordham Graduate School of Business. She is also on the faculty of the Sulzberger News Media Executive Leadership program at Columbia Journalism School.
Pat has a specialty in helping managers who are deploying employees to dangerous or high stress assignments. This work is focused on building resilience and minimizing the impact of traumatic events on people and organizations.
As Director of the Employee Assistance Program at the New York Times for twenty years, she designed the seminal programs for coaching correspondents in war zones, after hostage situations, or otherwise being detained. She coached and trained their managers on how to best communicate to reduce stress and help them move through these difficult experiences in a positive way and onto the next assignment.
Pat has Masters Degrees in Clinical Social Work, Psychology and European History.
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