Ellen Van Velsor is a senior fellow at the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, North Carolina. She is coeditor of the center’s Handbook of Leadership Development, 3rd edition (2010), and coauthor of Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Can Women Reach the Top of America’s Largest Corporations? (1987, 1991). She has written numerous book chapters and articles, including “Leadership Development as a Support to Ethical Action in Organizations” (2008), “A Complexity Perspective on Leadership Development” (2007), “Developing Organizational Capacity for Leadership” (2007), and “Constructive-Developmental Coaching” (2006). Her current research focuses on beliefs and practices related to globally responsible leadership. She has a BA in sociology from Stony Brook University, and an MA and PhD in sociology from the University of Florida.