LINDA (ELLE) YAVEN

Like everyone, I am a communicator. I am also Founder at EllevateYou coaching strengths based communication, relationship design and agile leadership.

It's an honor to work with clients at IDEO, Apple, Pixar, Google, Facebook, The World Bank,
de Young Museum, Strong Brew, Gensler, Oru Kayak, Full Circle Fund, The Nature Conservancy, Dye Hard Fan Supply, LinkedIn, Singularity University and Teall Capital Partners.

As Associate Professor, MBA Design Strategy, California College of the Arts, I teach an original strengths based communication methodolgy. As Faculty Zoo Labs Music Entrepreneurship Accelerator, Oakland, I coach music bands on team dynamics in business.

I've led Master Classes at IDEO, Stanford University, African & African American Studies, Google, The Cooper Hewitt Design Museum & Blackboard. I’ve served as Advisor/Documenter for The Making Learning Visible Institute at Harvard & consulted to the Education Branch of the Department of Defense on "Meaningful Critique".