Ellen Ernst Kossek (PhD, Yale) is the Basil S. Turner Professor at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management and Research Director of the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence. Her research has won awards including
the 2015 Rosabeth Moss Kanter award for research excellence, the Families and Work Institutes' Work-Life Legacy award for helping to build or advance the work-life movement. She has also won the Academy of Management's Gender and Diversity Division's Sage
Scholarly achievement award for advancing understanding of gender and diversity in organizations. She was the first elected president of the Work-Family Researchers Network, a founding member of the Work Family Health Network and elected a Fellow in the American
Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She was elected to serve on the Academy of Management's board of governors, and Chair, of the Gender & Diversity in Organizations Division. She has been invited to give
keynote speeches to managers, scholars, students and policymakers in over a dozen countries. Prior to taking an endowed chair at Purdue, she was awarded the rank of University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University. She has been a visiting scholar
at Kings' College London, Harvard Business School, the University of Adelaide, Australia, and the University of Michigan's Institute of Social Research, and Center for Education of Women. Prior to becoming a professor, she worked in Human Resources in Asia,
Europe and the U.S. for Hitachi, IBM & GTE. She works globally to advance knowledge on gender and diversity and positive employment practices.
Here are several links on these leader development projects.