Phalana joined the Institute in 2010 with a rich background in education, nonprofits and the performing arts. She has lobbied for public welfare reform with APWA (now APHSA) in Washington, D.C., taught and developed curriculum for youth and adults New York City and Los Angeles, and performed in various film, theater, commercial and television productions globally.
Along with working to drive learning throughout all Drucker Institute programs, Phalana has produced our MONDAY* video series and our online courses for managers. Her portfolio includes management of our social media strategy, co-delivering engagements in our consulting practices, and serving as curriculum specialist and director of our Drucker for Future Leaders program.
Phalana holds a B.A. in history and M.A. in teaching from the University of Virginia. She has served on the board of Kujali International, competes and teaches with Claremont Racewalking and has recently taken on the challenge of studying the Japanese language.