Eleanor Chin

Susan Hodgkinson

Affiliate Faculty

Eleanor Chin brings over 20 years of experience as a dynamic leader, executive coach and an Innovative thinker in her work with Fortune 1000 corporations, not-for-profits, educational institutions, and start-up ventures. Ms. Chin combines her experience and vision to coach individual and institutional clients in navigating change and creating inclusive, effective systems.

In addition, she is one of only 300 people in the world with a master’s degree in the breakthrough science of human potential called Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Grounded in evidence-based principles, she coaches executives on leveraging strategic strengths, growth mindsets, and positive communications for learning and competitive advantage.

Ms. Chin has coached diverse executive clients globally and from a broad range of industries and professions. She guides her clients to assess their strengths and leadership talents relative to the dynamic business climate, building self-awareness and self-efficacy to engage forward action toward the client’s strategic goals. In this way they can project a strong, sustainable, professional brand. She also has experience coaching and consulting with a broad spectrum of executives, entrepreneurs, industries and organizations on leadership, workplace engagement, and diversity issues.

An experienced facilitator, Ms Chin also works with world-renowned resilience experts Drs. Martin Seligman and Karen Reivich from the University of Pennsylvania, to deliver resilience training both globally and to the U.S. Army. She is also a contributing author in two books: a chapter about women’s networks and mentoring across difference in the book The Glass Ceiling in the 21st Century published by the American Psychological Association and a chapter in Resilience: How to Navigate Life’s Curves.

Ms. Chin has a BA in Sociology and Management from Simmons College and a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a certified coach and trainer.

Email: execed@simmons.edu