WANDA J. HAYES, Ph.D.

Senior Director, Learning & Organizational Development Emory University

Dr.Wanda Hay esserves as the Senior Director of Learning & Organizational Development at Emory University in Atlanta, GA.  She joined Emory in 2007 and is responsible for the development and implementation of a learning strategy that includes executive, management, and employee development,e-learning,executive coaching and organizational development.She works with Emory’ssenior leadership to align the learning strategy with the talent management strategy for the University,and she works closely with senior leaders on areas related to executive on-boarding, team building, and change management.Under Wanda’s leadership, Emory University has been recognized as a

“Learning Elite Organization” by Chief Learning Officer Magazine for nine years in a row,as well as receiving other national awards for their leadership programs. She was the recipient of the Atlanta Business Chronicle/SHRM-Atlanta Inaugural HR Excellence Award( 2019 )fo rthe Best Learning &Development and Talent Management Strategy,and she was honored in 2017 with the Emory University Award of Distinction.She often speaks at national and international conferences on the topics of leadership development, development planning, talent management, performance management,personality an leadership, and how to create successful leadership development programs.


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