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Claire Lowande

Program Manager

Claire Lowande is the program manager for the Leadership Initiative at the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

Claire develops and supports leadership programming for Ford students and staff. She supports curricular and extracurricular projects like workshops and orientations. Claire is a certified Gallup Strengths coach, offering coaching to help students understand and leverage their Clifton Strengths results. She also manages the Leadership Initiative’s web resources and marketing strategies.

Prior to joining the Ford School, Claire held various roles at the Division of Student Life and the Ross School of Business. Claire completed her Master of Business Administration from Southeastern Oklahoma State University and received her Bachelor of Science in Education from Baylor University. Her professional background has included working in municipal government and higher education.

Educational background

  • MBA, Southeastern Oklahoma State University
  • BSEd, Baylor University