Organizational Resilience Advisor
Lorraine Gordon is an Organizational Resilience Advisor for the USAID Staff Care Service Center. She has spent more than 25 years as a senior leader, executive coach, and facilitator across several sectors including international development, housing, healthcare, and social and community impact. Lorraine has a proven track record of building trust with leaders and their teams to improve their effectiveness in engagement, communication, problem-solving, and awareness building. She sees herself as a bridge-builder, convener, and champion of racial diversity, equity, and inclusion, and has a passion for creating a civil, equitable, and inclusive society. As a founding member of “Undoing Racism,” an executive coaching group focused on racial justice initiatives, she is committed to supporting leaders, organizations, and communities in the Washington, DC metro area be more inclusive and equitable.
With previous roles as Chief Administrative Officer and Vice President of People and Culture, Lorraine is well-equipped to provide guidance and support to organizations and leaders looking to create more resilient workplaces. Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Science in Journalism and Applied Behavioral Science from Temple University and John Hopkins University, respectively. Additionally, she has an Executive Coaching Certification from Georgetown University.
Outside of her professional endeavors, Lorraine formerly served on a board to prevent homelessness and enjoys service work, hiking, music, and travel.