About Wise Leaders™
Wise Leaders™ Founder and CEO, Eva Har-Even, is a senior Executive and Career Coach. She has been coaching a broad range of leaders, executives, entrepreneurs and professionals for over 20 years throughout North America, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Eva helps clients transform their lives into success stories of professional and personal accomplishment and fulfillment. Her coaching has a lasting impact on individuals and their organizations. She brings an integrative approach to her coaching by considering the ways her clients experience the world through language, emotions and body disposition and what impact these have on their attainment of their desired goals. She approaches each client with deep respect and empathy providing a dynamic and confidential environment to foster positive change in themselves and their organizations. Through her insightful and strategic coaching, clients expand their awareness and experience and are able to grow their potential playing field. As a result, they are energized to take the steps needed to increase their effectiveness and satisfaction in their roles or, when appropriate, make new career choices that lead to a more meaningful and purpose driven life. Eva is well informed and tuned into the ongoing shifts, trends and evolving options within the world of work and their impact on individuals and organizations. She has a clear-minded understanding of the complexities of organizations, cultures, leadership, professional opportunities and challenges. She combines this insight with her highly creative, strategic, entrepreneurial and intuitive coaching style.
For the past 20 years, Eva Har-Even has designed and delivered programs in Leadership Development, Executive coaching and Career Coaching to Fortune 500 Companies and smaller to mid-size growing enterprises. Her clients are located globally and locally and represent a broad range of functions, levels and industries. When coaching leaders in an organization, Eva partners with her clients and their stakeholders to assure a seamless collaboration for best outcomes. Focusing on business needs combined with organizational culture she uses best practices to develop leaders who are ready to achieve strategy driven results. She integrates into her coaching the organization’s defined leadership competencies and values. Eva is recognized as a highly skillful, ethical and compassionate coach.
From Pharmaceutical to Financial Services, Insurance, Media, Consumer Products, Telecommunications, Advertising, Law firms, consulting firms, Government and not-for-profits, Eva has helped mid-level to top executives alike discover, define and accelerate their leadership and career development.
Eva Har-Even founded Wise Leaders™ in 2002. She delivers her services through her firm, partnering with other senior coaches for large scale projects and in affiliation with various Leadership and Talent Management organizations.
As a Senior Vice President and Senior Consultant at Manchester, Inc., a Human Capital Management firm, Eva designed, managed and delivered innovative global leadership and career development programs and coached senior executives from a wide diversity of industries. She has been a mentor and coach to other Executive and Career Coaches since then.
Eva has been quoted in various media and newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, SHRM magazine etc. Eva is an active member of the International Coaching Federation, NY Association for Psychological Type, National Association for Female Executives and the Association of Career Professional International, NY Chapter.
Wise Leaders™ has offices in Manhattan, NY and services clients globally.
Education and Certifications
Eva has a Masters degree from New York University in Counseling Psychology and Career Counseling. She has a Bachelor's degree in Art History from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and Farleigh Dickinson University. She speaks English and Hebrew with a working knowledge of French and Hungarian. Eva has in-depth familiarity with numerous world cultures through her life, graduate level cross cultural education and travels. Eva has been working extensively with global leaders and organizations, thus deepening her knowledge of national, ethnic and corporate cultures and their impact on values and behaviors. She has also written on topics covering diversity and the advancement of women in the workplace.
Professional Certifications include:
- IABMCP Diplomate Professional Coaching
- Board Certified Coach (BCC)
- Certified Ontological Coach (Newfield Networks)
- ICF Certified Professional Coach (PCC)
- Hogan Suite
- OPQ32 (including EQ)
- CPP (all assessments such as MBTI Step II, TKI, Strong, FIRO-B, etc.)
- Various 360 assessments
Selected list of clients and clients' organizations of origin served by Wise Leaders™:
Novartis, BMS, Pfizer, Becton Dickinson, Teva, Federated Department Stores, Lands' End, P&G, PWC, Accenture, Deloitte, IFF, Yale University School of Medicine, GE Capital, MasterCard, S&P, JPMorgan Chase, ICAAP, O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Brown Meyers & Associates, Neilson Media Research, Warner Brothers, Barnes and Noble.com, UN and UNDP, The SEC, Yale University Art Gallery, Women's World Banking, Verizon, Amdocs, Town Sports International, NHL and many others (please refer to clients’ list).
On a Personal Note
Eva lives in Manhattan, NY and has an office there. She passionately loves city life with all that it offers, being it people, culture, food, visiting the various ever changing neighborhoods and ethnic enclaves, spending time with beloved family and friends and always Central park. Quiet time is spent with books with a wide variety of topics and frequent visits to places of glorious nature where she hikes, bikes, kayaks or simply takes in all that the five (six?) senses can handle.