Louise Pitre offers personalized leadership coaching and consulting services for businesses and individuals. She specializes in helping leaders expand their understanding of power, privilege, equity and oppression.
Grounded in principles of inclusion, creativity and courage, Louise brings more than 25 years' experience in the non-profit sector as an executive leader and changemaker. This background has fostered a unique knowledge of the need for genuine dialogue and safe spaces to facilitate true transformational leadership.
Using a systems thinking approach, Louise works with executive leaders, organizations, teams and communities to tap into their collective resilience and wisdom to support the change they seek.
Consulting services are focused on facilitation of large group processes, team retreats and community dialogues as well as project management, strategy design and execution, and operational reviews.
Topics and themes for keynote addresses, fire-side chats, talks and presentations focus on creative and courageous leadership, how to lead outside the lines, transforming power in ourselves and organizations, and navigating the rough waters of change.
Theatre has the power to educate, engage and incite a community to action. I use interactive theatre techniques to help a community to investigate alternative approaches to difficult topics.
~ Audre Lorde, Our Dead Behind Us: Poems
Louise Pitre has more than 25 years of experience as an executive leader and change maker. She has served as the Executive Director of Family Service Thames Valley, Executive Director of Sexual Assault Centre London, and is completing her certification as an Organizational and Relationship Systems Coach.
Inspiring transformational change, mobilizing communities with arts-based strategies, and seeding new ways of leading have been foundational components of her work. Since 2005 she has successfully used theatre as a strategy to elicit creative and sustainable change that is rooted in the lived experiences of those who are most vulnerable.
Louise was recognized by the London Coordinating Committee to End Woman Abuse as a catalyst for change in 2012. She was awarded the John Robinson Award for her tenacious spirit, leadership, creativity, and dedication to ending violence against women.
Her call to action is to co-create with those most at the margins a world where they have equitable access to resources and power, where the voices of those most marginalized can pierce the sky.