Maura Bairley is passionate about developing leadership and management practices to energize and sustain social justice organizations. Maura takes a systems approach to working with leaders and organizations engaged in social change work. As a facilitator, coach, and consultant, she helps individuals and groups develop self-awareness, build the capacity for strategic thinking, and align organizational practices with values and mission. She leads the Organizational Development Team for Move to End Violence, a project of the NoVo Foundation and serves as a Plan Consultant with Flexible Leadership Awards Program of the Haas Jr. Fund, the 21st Century Fellows Program of the Pipeline Project, and on CoreAlign's consultant design team for the Speaking Race to Power Fellowship. Maura is the founding Director of the Violence Prevention and Response Program at Columbia University. She has served as a grassroots community organizer, board member, and senior administrator with such groups as the NYC Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project, the Center for Anti-Violence Education, and Project Reach.
Independent Consultant, Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
Brooklyn, NY | Cohort: April 2013 | Consulting Since: 2008
Additional Affiliations: Move to End Violence, Flexible Leadership Awards Program
Selected past clients: International Rescue Committee, NoVo Foundation, Core Align