Abroad & NW Bay Area Alumni

Building on several successful Abroad and Northwestern coaching and educational programs, the Northwestern Bay Area Alumni association has teamed up with Abroad’s Northwestern professors and coaches to offer select executives and founders in our community a complimentary annual membership to the Abroad platform, which includes the opportunity to work with a senior executive coach to generate a leadership growth plan.


Complimentary Annual Membership

Below is what’s included in Abroad’s complimentary annual membership,

which is normally valued at $500 

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You begin by taking Abroad’s 15-minute Awareness Assessment that more than 2,000 executives have used to identify opportunities to grow and thrive.

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Growth Plan
with Coach

After taking the assessment, you will review your results with an executive coach to get to the deeper insights and design a targeted plan for growth. 

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Community Session

You will then attend a live community session where Abroad will review the average results of our community of participants. 

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Abroad Digital Platform

For the next year you will be able to access hundreds of coaching and educational audios, track insights related to your learning goals, and measure your progress.

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Feedback from NW Partners

“What really took my breath away in these sessions was the recognition that no matter how difficult the situation, I can choose to respond over react.”
- Guy Kesirian

“After experiencing the research on emotional intelligence, I believe this is the most important skill of the next decade. It effects everything - decision-making, leadership, and poise under pressure.”
- Melissa Kaufmann

“Learning about growth mindset, and how to turn even the most challenging situations into a winning situation was quite impactful for me."
- Chuck Geiger

Abroad’s Northwestern Partners & Coaches

We are honored to work with an international group of highly-experienced coaches

and faciltators who understand the importance of holistic leadership development.

Dr. Robert Wolcott
A 5-time teacher of the year at Kellogg ExecEd, Rob is the Founder of The World Innovation Network and a senior partner and board member at Abroad
Michelle Buck
As a Clinical Professor of Leadership at Kellogg, Michelle also serves as an Abroad facilitator to help people unlock their values and purpose. 
Bjorn Kaelin
As a Kellogg Alumni, Bjorn offers leadership and talent development coaching through Abroad using his background in multinational business strategy and marketing.