Kathy E. Kram, a Principal and Strategic Partner with ICW Consulting Group, is Professor Emeritus of the Shipley Professor in Management at the Boston University School of Management. Her primary interests are in the areas of adult development, relational learning, mentoring, and diversity issues in executive development, leadership, and organizational change processes.
In addition to her book, Mentoring at Work, Kathy has published an edited volume with Prof. Belle Rose Ragins entitled Handbook of Mentoring at Work: Theory, Research and Practice, published by Sage Publishing in October, 2007. She is also published in a wide range of journals.
She is a founding member of the Center for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations (CREIO). She served as a visiting scholar at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) 2000-2001, during which time she worked on a study of executive coaching and its role in developing emotional competence in leaders. She went on to serve as a member of the Center’s Board of Governors from 2002-2009.
Kathy received her B.S. and M.S. degrees from M.I.T. Sloan School of Management, and a Ph.D. from Yale University.