Noémie Le Pertel

at IE Business School


  • IE Business School
  • Nyenrode Business University




IE Business School

Dr. Le Pertel is Co-Academic Director and lead faculty and facilitator for IE University’s Executive Master in Positive Leadership and Transformation, the Center for Corporate Learning and Innovation, and the International Master Class in Learning and Leadership Development. She is an Adjunct Professor at IE University’s School of Human Sciences and Technology, and leads executive retreats for IE Business School. Dr. Le Pertel is the founder of Empowered Wellness & Center for Positive Leadership, and has been teaching vitality and embodied leadership for over 20 years. She has designed and delivered custom evidence-based programs, clinics, and keynotes to address burnout and promote resilience for the United Nations, Columbia Business School, Ireland’s Health Service Executive, Ministries of Foreign Affairs, AppNexus, and the New York Times, among others. Her vision is to empower individuals to fulfill their potential through human-centered, whole-person leadership, promoting sustainable flourishing across micro, meso, and macro levels.

From a medical context, Dr. Le Pertel has served top-tier academic medical centers for over ten years as a researcher, educator, and licensed doctor of East Asian medicine. She holds a private practice in NYC and treats medical students and researchers at Columbia University Medical Center. She has conducted research at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Harvard Medical School & Brigham Women’s Hospital, has co-authored medical publications, and treated over 10,000 patients across pediatric and adult hem/onc/stem cell, neurology, post-stroke rehab., palliative care, orthopedic, family, and emergency medicine. In 2017, she was awarded the Academic Collaborative for Integrative Health (ACIH) Award.

Dr. Le Pertel holds Masters degrees from Columbia University, in Health Policy and Management, the University of Pennsylvania, in Applied Positive Psychology, and has completed doctoral work at Columbia University in the Neuroscience of Adult Learning and Leadership. Dr. Le Pertel is earning a second doctorate, in education in the UPenn Chief Learning Officer Executive Doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania. Her current research focuses on the role of corporate governance and leader health behaviors and on wellbeing and organizational health. She is also working on research for the United Nations applying positive leadership, neuroscience, and resilience in the conduct of state affairs.

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