Pam Stepp


Pam Stepp

Pamela Stepp is a Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management. 

She is a leadership and HR educator and an independent executive coach both internationally and within the U.S.   Stepp will be teaching HR full time at MIT spring 2014.  Presently, she teaches Entrepreneurial Leadership in the Gordon Institute at Tufts University, and Leadership Assessment for Managers in the Industrial and Labor Relations School at Cornell University. Additionally, she serves as an executive coach for international senior level managers and high potentials at London Business School, Harvard Business School, Reebok/Adidas, and Nestlé. During the past ten years Stepp has had leadership and business experience as the executive director of the Cornell Center for Advanced Human Resources (CAHRS), serving 60 Fortune 500 corporations worldwide.   Much of her HR work was international, with business leaders in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. 

Before  her directorship at CAHRS, Stepp was a faculty member in the Communication Department at Cornell researching leadership, diversity, and sexual harassment.  Serving as the director of the competitive speech and debate team, she coached students who won state, regional, and national championships.  Stepp received six teaching and coaching awards from Cornell and was awarded the Cornell Perkins Prize for Interracial Understanding and Harmony. 

Her degrees include a BS in speech communication from Central Michigan University, an MPS in small group/team communication and a PhD in leadership/org communication, both from Cornell University.


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