Shannon Murphy Robinson

Principal & Co-Founder

BrainSkills@Work, LLC

Shannon Murphy Robinson, M.A., is a highly sought after speaker, consultant, and trainer. She brings a wealth of experience in global diversity and inclusion, intercultural management, and leadership development.  Shannon is Principal & Co-Founder of BrainSkills@Work, a consultancy that applies neuroscience to help individuals be more inclusive, culturally competent and more effective leaders.  She has successfully created and implemented large scale diversity and inclusion training initiatives (20,000+ employees) with companies like Deloitte, Medtronic, CHRISTUS Health System, Barr Engineering, Mayo Clinic, Boston Scientific, and others. Formerly a Vice President for ProGroup, a leader in providing diversity programs globally, Shannon designed multi-year strategic global training initiatives, and launched and managed affiliates across three continents. With profit & loss and sales responsibility for 48% of the firm’s revenues, Shannon knows exactly what she is talking about when she speaks to leaders.

In May 2012 Shannon achieved advanced certification as a NeuroBusiness coach at Harvard with Dr. Srini Pillay. She is on the faculty of the Intercultural Communication Institute, teaching neuroscience of inclusion, and was an adjunct professor at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business Executive Education. She and BrainSkills@Work co-founder Mary Casey have co-authored the BrainStates Self-Awareness Profile, a white paper “The Neuroscience of Inclusion: Managing Unconscious Bias,” and new book, Neuroscience of Inclusion: New Skills for New Times.

Shannon has a M.A. in Intercultural Communication, with an emphasis on leadership training and organizational development from American University, School of International Service, in Washington D.C.. She is certified in the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI), Traditional Chinese Medicine and Quantum Healing. Her infectious style and warm candor have made her a favorite keynote speaker, presenter and trainer.

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