Eileen Dowse, Ph.D.

Certified Master Facilitator® and Chair of INIFAC

Becoming a Certified Virtual Facilitator™

Episode Summary

Dr. Eileen Dowse is the Chair of the International Institute for Facilitation (INIFAC). She explains the importance of the newly created Certified Virtual Facilitator™ credential and how to achieve it.


Eileen Dowse Ph.D. is an insightful, global leader specializing in creating ‘collective impact’ for her clients. She is blazing new trails in the practice of Agile Leadership- which emphasizes quality, speed, and collaboration. As an Organizational Psychologist, she is one of the thought-leaders helping organizations focus on being responsive, adaptive, and effective in an era filled with confusion, contradictions, and corruption. She has extensive practical experience in the field of global leadership and cultural competency development. 

Eileen is an award-winning author of "The Naked Manager, How to build open relationships at work." She has also written “The Agile Business Leader, The Four Roles of Successful Leaders,” which has been translated into Chinese. She is widely regarded as one of the leaders in international facilitation and a co-founder and Chair of the International Institute for Facilitation. 

Clients seek Eileen for her services in executive coaching, educational programs, and facilitating sessions to produce innovative results. She has mastered the art of identifying the root of organizational issues and implemented strategies that allow leaders, teams, and entire organizations to become more effective.


INIFAC advances mastery in facilitation that helps individuals, groups, and organizations around the world achieve collaborative results.

The International Institute for Facilitation (INIFAC) was created in 2003 when five facilitators came together to develop a certification program at the master's level.

The Certified Virtual Facilitator Credential

The INIFAC Certified Virtual Facilitator™ credential focuses on the facilitator’s experience in using virtual platforms while facilitating meetings. This credential is for anyone who leads virtual meetings and wants to distinguish themselves as someone who has completed a quantifiable performance review by a trained virtual facilitation assessor. This certification confirms you know how to conduct and participate in virtual meetings effectively.

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Check out Eileen’s First Interview on the Keep Leading!® podcast


Leadership Quote

“Today’s mighty oak is just yesterday’s little nut that held its ground.” 


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