Home Nguyen

Home headshotHome is an educator, leadership consultant and executive coach with experience working in diverse cultures and settings. He facilitates transformative learning and leadership retreats for corporate professionals and educators, integrating mind and body awareness practices with psychology and scholarly research.

As an adjunct faculty at Teachers College, Columbia University, he teaches courses on Self- Awareness Training, Mindfulness and Contemplative Practices for educators, therapists and leaders. In addition, he also conducts Personal Leadership & Career Fitness workshops for MBA students at Columbia Business School, and teaches on the Summer Principal’s Academy at Teacher’s College.

As an executive coach, Home has worked with a wide range of leaders and their teams, from CEOs of privately owned companies to managers of large corporations, helping them develop generative insight, social and emotional intelligence and resiliency.
Home received his BA from the California Institute of Integral Studies, and is a doctoral candidate in adult learning and leadership at Columbia University. His research focuses on the development of wisdom and mindfulness in how leaders deal with disorienting dilemmas, and how organizations deal with change through the development of mindfulness and whole person embodied learning. A Certified Professional Co-Active Coach through The Coaches Training Institute, he also received a certificate in conflict resolution through the Harvard Negotiation Insight Initiative at the Harvard Law School.

A meditator for the past 15 years, Home is the co-founder and co-president of the Mindfulness and Education Working Group (MEWG) at Columbia University. In 2013, he was a featured speaker on mindfulness and leadership at TEDx Teachers College.

An émigré from Vietnam, Home was co-founder and artistic director of the first Vietnamese American Theatre Troup, using the dramatic arts to help immigrants and refugees adapt to their new environment. His signature piece, Laughter from the Children of War, was performed at major theatres and college campuses across the USA. As a more recent immigrant from mellow San Francisco to speedy New York, Home finds tranquility with improvisation dance classes in Lower Manhattan.