The Power of Mentorship and Coaching: Finding the Next Generation of Museum Leaders


Kristine Clark, Museum Studies MA Student, Arizona State University
Kippen de Alba Chu, Executive Director, Iolani Palace
Maureen Devery, Senior Manager of Science Interpretation, Pacific Science Center


Noel Ratch, Director, Reynolds-Alberta Museum


  • Leadership/Careerpath

Often we hear about the looming succession crisis—the demographic bomb that is awaiting us—and the need to address it for our continued success. This session will discuss these issues and share examples and exercises on how mentorship—as well as coaching and other tools—can be key to building our ranks and finding the leadership we need for the future of our organizations.