Virginia Healy-Tangney


Virginia Healy-Tangney

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Virginia Healy-Tangney is a Senior Lecturer in Managerial Communication at the MIT Sloan School of Management and an affiliate of the MIT Leadership Center.

Healy-Tangney teaches Communication for Leaders and also Advanced Leadership Communication, an elective for full-time MBA students and Sloan Fellows. Healy-Tangney co-created and teaches the MIT Leadership Center’s ID Lab [Individual Development and Interpersonal Dynamics], a unique leadership development course for first-year MIT Sloan MBA students. She also coaches and teaches in MIT Sloan’s Executive Education programs. She has mentored start-up teams in E&I and has been the faculty lead for international study tours specifically in South East Asia, and focused on financial innovations in the social sector.

Prior to joining MIT Sloan in 2007, Healy-Tangney was director of executive communications at State Street Corporation and as such provided brand message strategy and leadership communication development for State Street’s C-Suite executives.

Healy-Tangney holds an AB in English literature from Boston State College, an MA in English and rhetoric from the University of Massachusetts, and MS in communication management from Simmons College.