Linda (Elle) Yaven
Elle is Founder, Leadership Coach at EllevateYou, a boutique coach agency. EllevateYou programs evolve team cultures from the generic to articulated, advancing mission & belonging.
Clients include IDEO, Apple, Pixar, Google, World Bank, de Young Museum, Strong Brew, Tomorrow Partners, Gensler, Oru Kayak, Full Circle Fund, Nature Conservancy, Tipping Point Community, Cisco, Fjord, Blackboard, OKCOIN, Singularity University, Propelland, Teall Capital and Linked-In.
Elle is Associate Professor, MBA Design Strategy, California College of the Arts, teaching courses on relational communication & leadership for positive change.
Some days you can find her coaching music bands on team dynamics in business.
Elle has led workshops on her original method at IDEO, Stanford University, African & African American Studies, Google, OKCOIN, The Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, Blackboard, Propelland, Teall Sports & Entertainment, Kreatives GmbH and Harvard.
Elle has 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".
With a background as a painter, her creative drive system utilizes a simple premise: one size doesn't fit all.