Chariti Gent is Founder and President of Chariti Gent Coaching and Consulting, a firm dedicated to creating a more compassionate and empathic workplace and world. Over the last two decades, Chariti has worked with hundreds of clients within government, academia, non-profits, and the private sector to enhance trust, communication, and relationships within and among teams. Known for her dynamic and effervescent personality, Chariti brings high energy and valuable insights to every context in which she works.
Prior to launching her coaching and consulting business, Chariti was an internal corporate coach and trainer for a large, international franchise system, as well as a policy analyst at both the state and federal government levels. Her background includes PhD studies and an MA in Political Science and Public Policy from the University of Colorado at Boulder, in addition to BA degrees in both Political Science and Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
She is a professional certified coach (PCC) by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and received her professional coach training from the Coaches Training Institute (CTI). Chariti is an Everything DiSCCertified/Authorized Partner, a Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Accredited Facilitator, and a PXT Select (Hiring and Selection) Expert. She leads and directs the UW-Madison’s Professional Life Coaching Certification Program (PLCC).