Esther Chewning

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Esther Chewning’s professional career is a confluence of higher education, entrepreneurship, and positive psychology. During her 15-plus years of higher education experience she has served as the Assistant Dean of Cooperative Education for the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University and taught organizational behavior and career development courses at the undergraduate level. For more than 10 years she has coached students and professionals in their career and venture development and engaged with startup executives and VCs in building their teams. Prior to joining Northeastern, Esther held multiple human resources roles at Harvard University.

Esther holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Pennsylvania State University, a Master of Entrepreneurial Studies from Suffolk University, and Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, having studied under Dr. Martin Seligman. She is currently a Ph.D. student in the Executive Ph.D. program at the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech University.

She is a certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) facilitator, a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach, possesses certification in Appreciative Inquiry from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, and is in progress of earning the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential from the International Coaching Federation (ICF).

Esther is an active member of the Academy of Management, the Institute of Coaching, and the International Positive Psychology Association.