Bio

Mary C. Gentile, PhD, is Creator/Director of Giving Voice to Values, Professor of Practice at University of Virginia Darden School of Business, Senior Advisor at Aspen Institute Business & Society Program, and consultant on management education and leadership development. Among numerous other awards, Gentile was named as one of the “Top Minds 2017” by ComplianceWeek; one of the 2015 “100 Most Influential in Business Ethics” by Ethisphere; and one of the “Top Thought Leaders in Trust: 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award Winners” by Trust Across America-Trust Around the World, January 2015. She was recently “short-listed” for the Thinkers 50 2017 award for “Ideas In Practice.” Giving Voice To Values also won the Bronze Medal in the 2017 Reimagine Education Ethical Leadership Awards.


Giving Voice to Values, a pioneering business curriculum for values-driven leadership, has been featured in Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, Stanford Social Innovation Review, McKinsey Quarterly, etc. and piloted in over 1,020 business schools and organizations globally. The award winning book is Giving Voice To Values: How To Speak Your Mind When You Know What's Right www.MaryGentile.com), with translations in Chinese, Korean and forthcoming in Thai. Gentile has authored numerous books and articles and partnered with Nomadic.fm in 2014 to launch six online interactive social cohort-based modules around Giving Voice To Values (http://nomadic. fm/ProgDetailGivingVoiceToValues.html). A 4-week online course on Ethical Leadership through Giving Voice To Values has launched from Coursera/Darden in Fall 2017.

From 1985--95, Gentile was faculty member and manager of case research at Harvard Business School and one of the principal architects of HBS’s Leadership, Ethics and Corporate Responsibility curriculum. She co-authored Can Ethics Be Taught? Perspectives, Challenges, and Approaches at Harvard Business School and was Content Expert for the award-winning interactive CD-ROM, Managing Across Differences (HBS Publishing). Gentile earned her Bachelor’s degree from The College of William and Mary and her MA and PhD from State University of New York-Buffalo.

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Mary Gentile

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Giving Voice to Values, University of Virginia Darden School of Business

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Director and Professor of Practice

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Business ethics education; Values-driven leadership development; Values and ethics corporate training

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