Dr. Deidre Combs
Since 2007, Dr. Combs has taught intensive leadership development to thousands of State Department-selected professional leaders and teachers from throughout the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Eurasia, Latin America and Pakistan. She also has served as a professor for Columbia University's Teachers College and Montana State University’s Leadership Fellows and Honors programs. As a long time organizational consultant and corporate trainer, she founded Combs & Company in 1994 to provide executive coaching, consulting, strategic planning and team building services. Deidre is the author of The Way of Conflict, Worst Enemy, Best Teacher and Thriving Through Tough Times.