Joan Wangler

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Joan Wangler

Leadership Coach


Email: Joan Wangler
Office Phone: 1-202-362-9756

After working with federal civil servants for decades, Ms. Joan Wangler believes that "civil servants deliver America's dream." Ms. Wangler is best known for her award-winning work designing, developing and facilitating the Creative Learning Group Coaching Initiative at NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center and the Transformational Leadership Conversations at the Environmental Protection Agency. 

In particular, she is known for her collaboration with Dr. PM Forni, author of Choosing Civility and Dr. Judith Glaser, author of Conversational Intelligence. 

In 2012 the Training Officers Consortium gave her the Spencer Logan Award for her outstanding contributions to the federal learning community. 

In 1998 after two decades of designing and delivering leadership workshops for many sectors, Ms. Wangler became a Master Certified Coach, the work that provides the greatest source of joy and learning for her clients.

  • Executive Coaching
  • Leadership Development
  • Creative Learning Groups
  • Conversational Intelligence
  • Emotional Literacy
  • A Perfect World and Pandemic Poetry, CommPro, 2020
  • Golden Thread Coaching Conversations, George Washington University, 2016
  • Contributor, A Coaching Guide to Emotional Intelligence (Pfeiffer), 2008
  • What's Cooking at the Civility Café, NASA/Goddard 2008
  • Contributor, Leaders Growing Leaders: Using AI Everyday to Deliver America's Dream, The Appreciative Inquiry Journal
  • Master Certified Coach, International Coach Federation
  • Master of Science, Educational Administration, State University of New York, Albany
  • Master of Education, Reading, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Bachelor of Science, Education, Jersey City State College

"Joan Wangler is a highly creative executive coach who consistently helps clients get the right answer for them."

Joan loves reading and writing poetry. Her first poem, "A Perfect World," was published when she was about nine.