TEACHING

For nearly 20 years, Gayle has been sharing her vast knowledge of the social sector by teaching others. From guest speaker to part-time lecturer to faculty, she has become a sought after resource for expertise, insights and inspiration. As Lecturer and Faculty Advisor at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and Adjunct Faculty at University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business, Gayle enjoys sharing the joy and satisfaction of applying business management principles to challenges and opportunities facing the social sector. She hopes to help inspire the future generation of nonprofit leaders, health managers, philanthropists and social entrepreneurs. 
INSTITUTIONS + PROGRAMS
  • Antioch University of Southern California

  • Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship, Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Building Clinic Capacity for Quality (BCCQ), an initiative of Community Partners

  • Center for Nonprofit Management of Southern California

  • ChildStart Inc. Child & Family Services Executive Training Program

  • Executive Service Corps of Southern California

  • National Head Start Association, Annual Conference

  • National Head Start Association, Development Series Fast Track

  • Ohio State University College of Public Health 

  • Santa Barbara Child Care Planning Council Leadership Series for Child Care Directors

  • UCLA Anderson School of Management

  • University of Southern California Global Health Institute

  • Women in Philanthropy, Cape Town, South Africa

CLASSES + COURSES (sample list)
  • Assessing Readiness for Growth
  • Communicating in a Culture of Quality

  • Defining and Visualizing Your Quality Improvement Project

  • Effective Meeting Management

  • Good Governance and Best Board Practices for Nonprofits

  • Basic Monitoring & Evaluation Principles for Social Entrepreneurs

  • Managerial Leader as Strategist and Planner

  • Managing and Leading Change

  • Organization Design, Culture and Change

  • Planning for Change Management in Consulting Projects

  • Social Entrepreneurship (10-week course)

  • Strategic Planning, Outcomes & Impact

  • Teams and Team Building

  • The Three C’s of QI Spread:  Culture, Change Management and Communication

KEYNOTES + PANELS
  •  "Why It's Good Business to be a Good Business," Virgin Unite Startup Summit, Chicago, 2015
  • "What Comes After the Passion," Social Entrepreneurship Panel (moderator), Women in Philanthropy, Cape Town, 2015
  • Social Innovation Week Keynote:  "A Conversation with Priya Bery, Chief of Staff, TOMS," UCLA Anderson, 2015
  • Social Entrepreneurship Panel (moderator), Social Innovation Week, UCLA Anderson, 2014
  • Net Impact Consulting Challenge, UCLA Anderson, 2009-2013 
  • Board Fellows Program, UCLA Anderson, 2012-2013 
UCLA Anderson:  
Applied Management Research Program
UCLA Anderson:  
Social Entrepreneurship 10-Week Course

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