Kathy E. Kram, a Principal and Strategic Partner with ICW Consulting Group, is the ShipleyProfessor in Management Emerita at the Boston University Questrom School of Business. Her primary interests are in the areas of mentoring, relational learning, the transition in to retirement, and diversity issues in executive development and leadership,
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, and co-authored two books: Strategic Relationships at Work with Prof. Wendy Murphy, and
Peer Coaching at Work with Polly Parker, Tim Hall, and Ilene Wasserman. She has 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.