Maria Ramos-Chertok is an organizational development consultant whose skills include training, coaching and mediation. Her areas of expertise are effective supervision, conflict resolution, sexual harassment prevention, change management, teambuilding and leadership development. She has extensive experience as a group facilitator that includes a twenty year history of nonprofit experience in crisis counseling, advocacy and teaching. Between 1996 and 2002, she worked with CompassPoint Nonprofit Services doing organizational development consulting and providing training on a wide variety of topics including, “Effective Supervision”, “Advanced Problem Solving for Supervisors”, “Communication and Conflict Resolution”, “Employee Retention” and “Communication Styles”.
In January 2008, Maria joined the training team of Rockwood Leadership Institute, national leadership development organization dedicated to training social justice activists in cutting edge, state of the art transformational leadership.
She received her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law (Class of 1987) where she was the recipient of the Fordham Human Rights Award for the most outstanding contribution to the advancement of individual freedom and human dignity. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley (1984).