Speaker Bio

Christine Porath

Georgetown University
Christine Porath is an Associate Professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. She is also a consultant working with leading organizations to help create thriving workplaces.  Her speaking and consulting clients include Google, United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Pixar, Genentech, Ford, Marriott, Expedia, AT&T, Department of Labor, Department of the Treasury, Department of Justice, and National Security Agency. Christine is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, Psychology Today, and  Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). She has written articles for New York Times, Wall Street Journal, McKinsey Quarterly, and Washington Post.

Porath is author of Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace and co-author of The Cost of Bad Behavior. Christine’s work has been featured worldwide in over 1,500 television, radio, and print outlets. It has appeared on 20/20, Today, FoxNews, CNN, BBC, NBC, msnbc, CBS, ABC, NPR, and Bloomberg. It has also been included in Time, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Fortune, Forbes, NY Times, The Washington Post, and L.A. Times.

Before getting her Ph.D., she worked for International Management Group (IMG), a leading sports management and marketing firm. Porath received her Ph.D. from Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She earned her bachelor's degree in economics from College of the Holy Cross where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa as well as the women’s basketball and soccer teams.