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Christine Porath

2017 and 2022 Speaker

CHRISTINE PORATH is an associate professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University and a consultant working to help people and communities thrive.  Her speaking and consulting clients include Google, United Nations, World Bank, World Health Organization, International Monetary Fund, Genentech, Ford, Marriott, National Institute of Health, Cleveland Clinic, AT&T, 3M, Verizon, Department of Labor, Department of the Treasury, Department of Justice, and National Security Agency.  Porath is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review and Psychology Today, and written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, McKinsey Quarterly, and Washington Post. She has taught in various executive programs at Harvard, Georgetown, and University of Southern California, where she was a faculty member at Marshall School of Business. Porath is author of Mastering Community, and Mastering Civility and coauthor of The Cost of Bad Behavior.  Her work has been featured worldwide in over 1500 television, radio, and print outlets. It has appeared on 20/20, Today, FoxNews, CNN, BBC, NBC, msnbc, CBS, ABC, NPR, and Bloomberg and included in Time, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Fortune, Forbes, NY Times, and The Washington Post. Before getting her PhD, she worked for International Management Group, a leading sports management and marketing firm. Porath received her PhD from Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She earned her bachelor’s degree in economics from College of the Holy Cross where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa as well as the women’s basketball and soccer teams.