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Francesca LeBaron

Lecturer, Haas School of Business

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Francesca LeBaron is a lecturer in the Management of Organizations group at the Haas School of Business. She is a certified public mediator, conflict coach, restorative justice practitioner, executive coach, and inclusive leadership trainer. She thrives at the intersection of leadership development, DEI, storytelling and conflict resolution. At UC Berkeley, she is an experiential educator who teaches courses such as “DEI Leadership Lab: Managing Conflict in Diverse Workplaces” and “Difficult Conversations: Conflict Lab.” Her courses are aimed at empowering Haas students to navigate difficult conversations in the workplace based on role playing real world examples of workplace conflict. Her courses have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, The London Times, Poets & Quants and NPR. Her educational background includes a B.S. in Economics from Santa Clara University, an M.B.A. from UC Berkeley – Haas School of Business. She is a certified executive coach through New Ventures West and a certified mediator and conflict coach through SEEDs conflict resolution center. She also serves as a DEI consultant and inclusive leadership trainer with the Center for Equity, Gender and Leadership (EGAL) at UC Berkeley. She also served as the chairwoman for the founding student advisory board for EGAL.