Asma Abuzaakouk

AsmaAs a Social and Behavioral Scientist, Dr. Abuzaakouk applies evidence-based data driven approaches to innovation and transformational change. Currently, Asma works within the MITRE Corporation’s Enterprise Strategy and Transformation Technical Center and Human and Organizational Systems department. Her thought leadership spans organizational and leadership development, culture change, stakeholder engagement, strategic planning, human capital management, strategic communications, and inclusion and diversity. She also trains and coaches leaders and students on inclusive leadership practices, emotional intelligence and transformational leadership styles of behavior. Her focus area is on the Neuroscience of Inclusion. She offers seminars to leaders and students at MITRE, government agencies, and universities including New York University. Asma has provided strategic guidance on the enterprise transformation efforts of the Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, Census Bureau, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, Department of Treasury, General Services Administration, and the Internal Revenue Service. Asma obtained her B.S. from Georgetown University in International Relations Law and Organization, her M.A.I.S. from George Mason University in Conflict Analysis and Information Technology, and her Ph.D. in Industrial Organizational Psychology from Capella University. Her research focused on the effects of transformational leadership styles of behavior on innovation potential.