Heidi M Dewan

Heidi M Dewan

  • Office Coordinator , Computational & Information Sciences & Technology
  • 301.286.9426
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 606
  • GREENBELT , MD 20771
  • Employer: InuTeq, LLC
  • Brief Bio

    Bio

    Heidi Dewan is the office manager and organization development practitioner for the Computational and Information Sciences and Technology Office (CISTO) at NASA Goddard.  Her principle focus and passion is developing people in (and beyond) her organization. With a background in the social/behavioral sciences, Heidi stays current on human/group development research, resources, and tools to bring the utmost benefit to her clients, and the teams and organizations that they lead. She consistently works to create a positive climate for her clients and coworkers, improve their working conditions, and boost employee morale.  She is responsible for:

    • Planning CISTO events, meetings, and parties
    • Designing/facilitating management retreats
    • Creating employee satisfaction surveys; collecting and analyzing employee data
    • Coaching Goddard contractors and administering MBTI assessments
    • Researching and creating leadership development, employee engagement, and diversity and inclusion tools and resources
    • Supporting management with employee communication, problem solving, and succession planning
    • Building and maintaining a large supportive network to help fulfill client needs which require cooperation between multiple departments, while adhering to challenging government regulations and time constraints
    • Culture assessment and change, team building, and conflict resolution
    • Managing facility/renovation projects and office moves
    • Overseeing multiple conference rooms; scheduling tours of 15-screen visualization wall showcasing scientific visualizations/climate models
    • Coordinating summer intern selection process
    • Arranging civil servant travel

    Education

    • M.S. Organization Development, American University, DC, 2014
    • B.A. Cultural Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, 2001

    Certifications

    • Associate Certified Coach (ACC), International Coach Federation (ICF)
    • Certified Myers Briggs (MBTI) Practitioner, CPP

    Training

    • Creative Facilitation & Design Intensive, Retreats That Work
    • Team Coaching & Coaching in the Context of Work courses, Adler Learning
    • MBTI Team Workshop Design, OKA
    • Respectful Confrontation, Joe Westin
    • Conversational Intelligence, Judith Glasser (Ongoing, through Summer 2017)

    Consulting Projects & Professional Development

    • Worked as a three-person organization development team serving disadvantaged community of women in Johannesburg, South Africa
    • Organization Development consulting for board of directors at a local nonprofit, Starting With Today (SWT)
    • Civility & Diversity Creative Learning Group member & periodic co-facilitator, cross-functional team that strategizes improvements in diversity and inclusion awareness, workplace safety, employee engagement, and communication

    Brief Bio

    Bio

    Heidi Dewan is the office manager and organization development practitioner for the Computational and Information Sciences and Technology Office (CISTO) at NASA Goddard.  Her principle focus and passion is developing people in (and beyond) her organization. With a background in the social/behavioral sciences, Heidi stays current on human/group development research, resources, and tools to bring the utmost benefit to her clients, and the teams and organizations that they lead. She consistently works to create a positive climate for her clients and coworkers, improve their working conditions, and boost employee morale.  She is responsible for:

    • Planning CISTO events, meetings, and parties
    • Designing/facilitating management retreats
    • Creating employee satisfaction surveys; collecting and analyzing employee data
    • Coaching Goddard contractors and administering MBTI assessments
    • Researching and creating leadership development, employee engagement, and diversity and inclusion tools and resources
    • Supporting management with employee communication, problem solving, and succession planning
    • Building and maintaining a large supportive network to help fulfill client needs which require cooperation between multiple departments, while adhering to challenging government regulations and time constraints
    • Culture assessment and change, team building, and conflict resolution
    • Managing facility/renovation projects and office moves
    • Overseeing multiple conference rooms; scheduling tours of 15-screen visualization wall showcasing scientific visualizations/climate models
    • Coordinating summer intern selection process
    • Arranging civil servant travel

    Education

    • M.S. Organization Development, American University, DC, 2014
    • B.A. Cultural Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, 2001

    Certifications

    • Associate Certified Coach (ACC), International Coach Federation (ICF)
    • Certified Myers Briggs (MBTI) Practitioner, CPP

    Training

    • Creative Facilitation & Design Intensive, Retreats That Work
    • Team Coaching & Coaching in the Context of Work courses, Adler Learning
    • MBTI Team Workshop Design, OKA
    • Respectful Confrontation, Joe Westin
    • Conversational Intelligence, Judith Glasser (Ongoing, through Summer 2017)

    Consulting Projects & Professional Development

    • Worked as a three-person organization development team serving disadvantaged community of women in Johannesburg, South Africa
    • Organization Development consulting for board of directors at a local nonprofit, Starting With Today (SWT)
    • Civility & Diversity Creative Learning Group member & periodic co-facilitator, cross-functional team that strategizes improvements in diversity and inclusion awareness, workplace safety, employee engagement, and communication

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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