Dr. Shubert is a
consultant and an academic with almost forty years of experience in
organizational development, organizational change and leadership development.
As a consultant, she has
spent over two decades working with public and private sector, for profit and
not-for-profit, domestic and multinational organizations, helping them design
and manage complex organizational growth and change and develop the leadership
necessary to sustain change.
Between 1999-2004 she was a senior member of a
small boutique consulting group whose work focused on the challenges of
developing and retaining talented women in Fortune 500 firms and particularly
the professional identity issues that women face and the role of internal and
external mentoring/coaching/advocacy in confronting those issues.
Over the years she has
had the opportunity to work with a wide array of clients including: Detroit
Edison, Goodyear Tire and Rubber, Charles Schwab, Warner Lambert, PriceWaterhouse
Coopers, KPMG, Lotus Development Corporation, Avery Dennison, Prudential
Holborn Financial Services (U,K.), London Business School, Hawker Siddley Ltd,
(U.K.), The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Marriott International, The Civil Service
College of Great Britain, The South Carolina Executive Institute, Hasbro, and Stockholm School of Economics among many
In 2004 Shubert joined
Babson College’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership, where she was
the Director from 2007-2011. In addition
to teaching in the MBA programs at Babson, she is also the founder and faculty
for Babson’s Executive Education program for women, “Moving from Opportunity to
Beginning in 2012 she has
been collaborating with Cheryl Kiser, Executive Director of the Lewis Institute
at Babson College, in the design of a graduate course on corporate value
creation. The two of them (along with
another colleague) have produced Creating
Social Value: A Guide for Leaders and Change Makers (Greenleaf Publishing, 2014).
Prior to joining Babson she was on the faculty at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard, from 1992-2004 designing and teaching courses in the degree programs, serving as Faculty Chair for the Mid-Career MPA Summer Program and teaching in a wide array of Executive Programs, including two designed specifically for women and two designed to foster democratic devolution in Northern Ireland.
Shubert spent two years as a visiting professor at London Business School in organizatoinal behavior (1990-1992) four years as a lecturer at Harvard Busienss School (1985-1990) and seven years at the University of Michigan, where she was both a member of the University of Michigan, where she was both a member of the factuly and a senior administrator.
Her Ph. D. is from the University of Michigan, her Master's from Michigan State University and her undergraduate degree from Southwest Missouri State University.
She and her husband Charles, who is a senior researcher at M.I.T., live in Wellesley, Massachusetts. They have one adult son.