Takeaways from the program

  • Clarity re: Future of Work-oriented skills
  • The 3 pillars of Personal Agility
  • Your very own Personal Agility Map

Session Overview

Session #1: Agile 101 and how it aligns with ways of being (November 7th)

Agile software/technology development practices such as Scrum and Kanban, and how they can be transferred over to the world of work – not just to what we do, how we do but also how we are.

Session #2: Key ‘Future of Work’ challenges/opportunities for individuals/teams (November 14th)

1-2-3 of Personal Agility: Sense and Respond, Inspect and Adapt, Learn/Relearn and Unlearn

Session #3: Personal Agility as a differentiator in the Future of Work (November 21st)

Importance of personal agility in the context of Future of Work.

There will be an opportunity to make long-lasting connections and find global accountability partners for the personal and professional goals that you set during the course.

Your Instructor


Meenakshi Iyer

Meenakshi Iyer is a global citizen, an inclusive and collaborative servant leader, and a professional thinker and doer. "Stop. Breathe. Think. Act." is her motto. Meenakshi is a T-shaped, Lean-Agile-Human-Centered Design practitioner; and an ICF-Certified Personal Agility and Self-Leadership Coach. Her interdisciplinary career spans IT, Agile/business transformation, international healthcare, HR, Training, and ESL Teaching, in India and the USA. Meenakshi thrives at the intersection of People, Process, and Technology. As the Founder and Principal of NorthStar Solutions and Services, she partners with mid-career IT/Agile professionals globally, in strengthening their ‘Future of Work’ and VUCA skills and behaviors: agile, collaborative, inclusive ways of working, and change leadership. Meenakshi also consults with small-medium-sized businesses on change management and communication strategy for their agile and business process transformation initiatives. An alumna of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, Meenakshi graduated from their Executive MBA program, with a concentration in Healthcare Management. She also has an Executive Master's Certificate from MIT Sloan School of Management in Business Process Design for Strategic Management. She holds a BS in Physics from Bharathiar University, India, and an Advanced Diploma in Software Engineering. An ICF-certified ACC Coach, and IC Agile certified Agile Coach (ICP-ACC), Meenakshi started her Agile journey in 2014, and her Agile experience is in B2B product development and client implementation in the healthcare space in the US. She excels in the application of Lean and Human-centered Design in professional, organizational, and agile transformations. Meenakshi is an active member of the Lean In Agile (LIA) community, a global professional development and networking forum for women in Lean and Agile spaces. She serves on the Catalyst team for the Washington DC area Spiral, where she’s had the privilege of coaching and mentoring several LIA women in their professional transformation journeys. She lives in Virginia, USA, with her husband. In their free time, they enjoy going on road trips to the countryside, and visiting local restaurants and farmers’ markets.