Jane Firth advises executives and their teams and is an innovator in the areas of leadership performance and executive presence.
She provides critical transformational knowledge and skills empowering men and women to excel in their roles as executives, professionals, entrepreneurs, educators and philanthropists. She has been a champion for women executives and advancing women’s roles on executive teams and corporate boards.
As an industry innovator Jane has created state of the art transformational programs and tools including: The Generative Leadership Program, Mastering the Complexities of Change Leadership, and Transforming Leadership and Executive Presence. These programs facilitate advancement, stature, and recognition of women within their organizations, industries, and communities.
Jane’s clients and projects have been in the United States, Europe and Asia. For her outstanding work, Jane was awarded the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Women of Distinction Award. A member of the Forum of Executive Women, Jane chairs the Women in Executive Leadership and Governance Committee of the Forum of Executive Women dedicated to increasing women’s participation on public, private, and not for profit Boards, and in the executive suites of regional companies. She has been a strategic partner in developing the Forum’s ‘Within the Boardroom’ program series. Jane has an M.S. in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania and has completed
extensive studies in Leadership, Human Potential, Transformational Technologies, Human Behavior and Development, Educational Psychology, Psychoanalytic Theory, and Eastern Philosophies.
Jane is a co-founding partner of Globalislocal, a collaborative funding partnership investing in solutions to poverty in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Also a founder of Beyond Our Differences Foundation, Jane was a strategic advisor in the creation of the award-winning documentary film of the same name, which premiered on PBS on Bill Moyers Journal. Jane served on the Board of Advisors of the National Disease Research Interchange. She currently serves on the Board of Governors of The Pyramid Club and the Board of the Forum of Executive Women. Jane is the Founder of the University of Pennsylvania Center for Organizational Dynamics and Founder of the Psychoanalytic Coaches Association.