Barilla Group Americas

Retail/CPG Industry

"Michelle seamlessly delivered a systems approach to conscious business and mindfulness by weaving Barilla’s mission and leadership values into a holistic and practical framework. Her teaching and training enabled our leaders to connect on a deep organizational level while leveraging new and innovative ways of thinking, interacting, and performing."

Faculty, Training & Certifications

Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute

Level 2 SIY Certified Teacher & Coach

International Mindfulness Teachers Association

Certified Mindfulness Teacher - Professional (CMT-P)

1440 Multiversity Faculty, Leadership Center

and Teaching Fellow for True North Leadership Program 

Korn Ferry - Emotional & Social Competency Inventory (ESCI) 


Genos International

Certified Emotional Intelligence Practitioner (Assessments, Skills Development and Coaching )


Barnard College at Columbia University

The George Washington University Law School

Recognition& Boards

Top Corporate Leader

Ranked #8 in the Top 30 Winner's Circle

Canadian-based's Leadership Excellence

Woman of The Year

National Association of Professional Women

Woman of Outstanding Leadership

International Women's Leadership Association

Golden Key International Honour Society

Honorary Member (Awarded in recognition of work at the intersection of leadership development, mindfulness, Emotional Intelligence, authenticity and compassion.)

Thrive Global

Contributing Writer

Institute for Organizational Mindfulness

Director, Formation Board

Mindful Women Meditate (

Founding Member

Sample Publications & Conference Presentations

  • ​​Leadership Excellence

  • Society for Human Resource Management

  • Human Capital Institute

  • Training

  • Talent Management Network

  • Mindful Leadership Summit

  • Chief Learning Officer

  • Huffington Post

Daniel Goleman Emotional Intelligence Coaching Certification Program

Faculty & Meta-Coach

Recommended Speaker, SHRM Speakers Bureau

Society for Human Resources Management