Pamela Stepp

Pamela Stepp, lecturer Entrepreneurial Leadership

Pamela Stepp, Ph.D. is a leadership educator and an independent executive coach within the U.S. and internationally. Presently, she teaches Entrepreneurial Leadership at 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 Nestles. During the past ten years she 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 work was international working with business leaders in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Before CAHRS she 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. She received six teaching and coaching awards from Cornell and was awarded the Cornell Perkins Prize for Interracial Understanding and Harmony. Degrees include a Doctorate in Leadership/Org Communication and Masters of Professional Studies in Small Group/Team Communication from Cornell University, and Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication from Central Michigan University.