Grace Turkis (she/her)


Grace Turkisis the Director of Leadership and Professional Development at the Center for Public Health Practice & Leadership at the Berkeley School of Public Health. Grace brings more than 15 years of experience in leadership development in both university and health care settings. She is passionate about developing others and helping individuals integrate their unique experiences, interests, and talents to reach their maximum professional potential. As a leadership coach and facilitator, Grace provides individual and group coaching to leaders in medicine, nursing, public health, and education across public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Grace also serves on the Advisory Board of Home for a Home, a nonprofit organization that partners with socially conscious real estate professionals who donate a portion of their commissions to sustainably fund the construction of homes for people in need. Grace received her Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Colorado Denver and a bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the Pennsylvania State University. She is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach through the Co-Active Training Institute and certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator practitioner.