Mira Brancu, PhD
Leadership, Team & Organization Development Expert | Award-winning Psychologist & Social Impact Firm | Learning & Innovation Industries | Women in Leadership & Inclusive Leadership
Brancu & AssociatesDr. Mira Brancu helps executives and their teams to lead well today and better navigate tomorrow. As the CEO and Founder of Brancu & Associates, she drives a leadership, team, and organization consulting firm that has provided the streamlined strategic advising and tailored growth tools to more than 150 leaders and hundreds more team members, equipping them to manage current challenges and better handle future ones. She brings two decades of experience in academia and healthcare, and an award-winning career in multiple leadership roles at the US Department of Veterans Affairs, one of the largest organizations in the United States. As a consulting psychologist, she has spoken for thousands, is an Associate Professor for Duke University’s School of Medicine, and writes for Psychology Today. She co-authored the acclaimed book for emerging leaders needing to navigate complex systems, Millennials’ Guide to Workplace Politics: What No One Ever Told Your About Power and Influence. Through her sustained commitment to advocacy and empowerment of women’s leadership and diverse leadership, Brancu & Associates received the 2021 Corporate Philanthropy Award from Triangle Business Journal. Mira is a licensed psychologist who holds a PhD in clinical psychology, a Master’s degree in counseling, and certificates in business essentials; diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI); Lean Six Sigma; and Transformational and Mentor Coaching.