Kathryn H. Britton is an author, editor, and writing coach. Before gaining her MAPP degree in 2006, she worked for the US Navy and IBM as a software engineer, inventor, mentor, and team leader.
As a member of Silicon Valley Change, she coaches mid-level managers and executives working on career progression, management skills, impact on the business, and/or job fit.
For eight years, she taught a graduate-level course on people management skills in the Project Management Department at the University of Maryland.
She has written more than 100 articles for Positive Psychology News and Forbes, covering topics such as motivation, resilience, creativity, strengths-based management, collaboration, change, marriage, and aging. She is the managing editor of Positive Psychology News, and has edited 3 books and co-authored two others.
As a writing coach, she works with individual clients and runs writers' workshops. She has helped people with a wide range of writing projects including blog articles, academic papers, marketing materials, non-fiction books, and short stories. She is currently writing a book about what she has learned about helping authors get out of their own ways and learn to enjoy the craft of writing.