CHICAGO, May 4, 2021 (Newswire.com) - The International Association of Women (IAW) recognizes Dr. Kelley Gurley as a 2021-2022 Influencer. She is acknowledged as a leader in entrepreneurship. The International Association of Women (IAW) is a global in-person and online networking platform with more than 100 local chapters, international chapters and 1,000+ in-person and virtual events.
Dr. Kelley Gurley, who has a Ph.D. in Information Systems, has more than 20 years of experience working in information technology (IT) holding leadership positions in a number of companies. In her current position at Takeda Pharmaceuticals as well as in her past positions, Dr. Gurley has been responsible for strategic leadership for IT initiatives, strategic engagement, cross-functional and organizational/transformational changes.
Dr. Gurley is also the Founder and Chief People Officer of ISO Life Coaching Services, where she helps clients find success both professionally and personally. "I am inspired every day watching the impact of a positive conversation on someone's paradigm," she said. "I have always been a Coach in life and then in my career. I love the results of a committed client; there is nothing more rewarding."
"I am a mission-focused person and have spent my career working with companies that have a patient-focused mission," Dr. Gurley continued. "It is very important to me that we serve others in the short time we are on this planet by adding positivity and kindness to everyone we meet." In her latest book, Nightmare Narcissistic Boss? : Wake up today with these 9 simple steps to RISE ABOVE, Dr. Gurley said she was called to write after supporting so many clients who were dealing with toxic work environments.
As for her future plans, Dr. Gurley hopes to share her message more broadly so she can help even more people. "I believe as a female leader who lives her dream daily by obtaining educational success of completing a Ph.D., personal success of raising an incredible daughter and career success of leading others to fulfill their career goals, I can really help others create that life harmony as well," she added.
Education & Accomplishments: Ph.D., University of Maryland- Baltimore County, Information Technology with a specialty in Human Centered Computing; Inducted into the Continental Who's Who for Leadership and Coaching
Source: International Association of Women