Yasmeen Burns


Yasmeen Burns


Yasmeen has experience leading strategic initiatives in organizational development and talent management. She has a BA from Georgetown University, an MBA in Organization Development from Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, and has spent her career focusing on competency modeling, leadership development, strategic planning, and change management. She has experience performing in-depth business analysis including ROI measurement and organizational assessments and specializes in the design and implementation of innovative learning and development programs to increase organizational alignment, intellectual capital and employee engagement.


Washington DC USA

What draws you to the STIA conference?

I would love to learn more about agility and individuation. Also looking forward to hearing Siraj, Susan, and Carol.

What are you hoping to experience?

I am hoping to experience a highly engaging conference- where everyone's voice is heard and everyone is participating

What are you most passionate about?

Large group interventions and seeing how we can apply them in our field.

How do you see transformation occurring from this conference?

I think this conference format is transformation in terms of the standard conference model. I also think this event would mark transformation in the field.

What’s your bigger vision?

Everyone stays in touch after the conference.

What needs to happen for you to evaluate this STIA+ experience as a success?

Have at least 3 key take-aways that I can apply in my personal life and in my career immediately.