Faculty Bio

Linda Hansen
Linda Hansen, Guest Instructor for Nurturing a Spirit of Creativity, serves as a Creative Consultant/Coach to leaders of nonprofit organizations. For over 18 years she served as the Director of Creativity for a youth development nonprofit, and as a member of the Executive Leadership Team was responsible for strategic direction and organizational climate including building the creative competencies of staff. Since her retirement in July 2019, she provides executive coaching, training and facilitation to individuals and organizations seeking a breakthrough in innovative thinking. An expert in the creative process, she has studied extensively with the Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, N.C and the International Creative Arts Association. She is an accomplished visual artist and the principal author of “Imagine the Possibilities: A Handbook for Fostering Creativity.”