NEW YORK, NY – 01-26-2019 ( — Dr. Madelyn Blair, Speaker, Author, Columbia University Faculty Member, Contributor to Psychology Today and Senior Advisor, was just recently selected as Top Resilient Advisor of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the industry. 

While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities.  All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements. 

With over 30 years of professional experience as a seasoned and trusted Speaker, author and Executive Advisor, Dr. Blair has certainly proven herself as an accomplished professional and expert in the field.  As a dynamic, results-driven leader, Dr. Blair has demonstrated success not only as a Resilient Leadership Speaker, Author, and Executive Advisor, but has been successful in every prior position that she has served. Her impressive repertoire of clients have included NASA, Merck, The State Department, Brookings Institute, the Cincinnati Regional Chamber, NIH, and PwC.Dr. Blair has worked with large and small organizations and in 1988 founded Pelerei, a boutique consulting firm which specializes in organizational learning, knowledge management, narrative intelligence, storytelling and gender. She was a Division Chief for the World Bank, Founding Member of Goldenfleece International Story Network and Creator of the Riding the Current Program. Her areas of expertise include but are not limited to; Management Coach, Information Architecture, Knowledge Retention, Knowledge Transfer, Conflict Resolution, Corporate Knowledge, Executive Coaching, Innovation, Story Telling, etc. Dr. Blair focuses her work in the emerging field of Resilient Leadership, exploring how individuals, managers and senior leaders can increase their agility in the face of our volatile and uncertain world.Dr. Blair earned her Master’s of Business Administration from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and her Ph.D in Organizational Psychology from Tilburg University. The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, stated, “Choosing Dr. Blair for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make. She is brilliant at what she does and contributed so much of her wisdom and passion to many different industries all over the world. She is humble, gracious and we felt she would make an amazing asset to our organization. We are looking forward to meeting her at the gala and know we will be seeing more amazing things from this incredible woman.” Throughout her illustrious career, Dr. Blair has received awards, accolades and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. For 2019, she is being considered for a feature in TIP (Top Industry Professionals) Magazine and was selected as Top Resilient Leader of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).She has also been featured on CUTV News and Empire Radio Now. She is active Faculty with Columbia University and an Associate for the Taos Institute.Aside from her successful career, Dr. Blair is also a sought after lecturer, presenter and public speaker.She has conducted numerous workshops and has written several books including Riding the Current and Essays in Two Voices and she is a contributor to many others such as Smarter Innovation and Let’s Get it Right.Dr. Blair also writes a blog entitled Resilient Leadership for Psychology Today.Looking back, Dr. Blair attributes her success to her perseverance, mentors she has had along the way, and staying passionate in all her endeavors.When not working, she enjoys the arts, traveling, and spending time with her family. In the future, she hopes to continue to make a difference in people’s lives any way that she can. For more information on Dr. Blair please visit:www.madelynblair.comAbout IAOTPThe International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.  These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join. You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview. IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires.  IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.For More Information on IAOTP please visit: www.iaotp.comWATCH IAOTP GALA VIDEO

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