Leslie Chin has taught interpersonal dynamics and skills at the Stanford Graduate School of Business for 15 years, facilitating small groups and coaching students as they practice new skills and behaviors. She founded a weekend program teaching these skills in Beijing and taught such a program at INSEAD in France. In addition, she has been part of the teaching team for half a dozen leadership and Executive Education courses. She developed and taught a course on social intelligence and lawyering at four law schools, a workshop on interpersonal leadership skills at Stanford Graduate School of Education and an effective team course at Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. Her private group facilitation practice includes women’s leadership circles and grief support groups.
Prior to teaching, Leslie managed a variety of human services for 15 years. She founded a $10M regional office and launched a European office for the nation’s largest work-life balance consulting and services firm. She was VP of Human Resources for Citibank’s National Customer Services Division, including succession planning, staff relations and management development. She set-up and managed out-processing and transit operations for Cuban refugees arriving on the 1980 Mariel boat lift and Southeast Asian political refugees immigrating to the U.S. after the Vietnam War.