Yon Na is an organization effectiveness consultant and researcher. She applies organizational psychology principles to enhance employee engagement, performance, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives.
Yon’s research area encompasses workplace identity and its impact on leadership potential. She shares her research on Asian women in leadership at conferences, companies, and colleges. She is the founder of Radiance HQ, an organization dedicated to advancing Asian women in the workplace. Yon developed the Radiance Leadership Development Program, which combines her research on Asian identity, organizational psychology, and her experience working in Fortune 100 companies.
Since 2003, Yon has worked in Organization Effectiveness, Leadership Development, and Human Resources Management in Fortune 100 and high-growth companies, including Warner Bros., The New York Times, Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, and Nordstrom. Her experience includes enhancing effectiveness through organization assessments to identify, design, and lead solutions such as executive off-sites, coaching, team development sessions, and customized learning workshops.
Yon holds a doctorate in Organizational Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University. She received her Master’s in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and a BA in Business Administration from Golden Gate University.
Yon is a member of the Organization Development Network, Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychologists, American Psychological Association, and the International Leadership Association. She is certified in Korn Ferry’s Emotional and Social Competency (360) Inventory, Leadership Styles Assessment, and Organizational Climate Survey.
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