Dr. Ann Kowal Smith serves as Chief Executive Officer & Founder of Reflection Point. Reflection Point uses facilitated discussions of powerful stories to build bridges, flip perspectives and deepen shared understanding. Ann and Reflection Point have worked with organizations all over the world, in eight languages, to foster inclusion, innovation and collaboration. Ann has also served as Principal with Heidrick & Struggles International and Strategy Expert with McKinsey & Company. Prior to joining McKinsey, Ann practiced corporate and securities law in private and corporate settings. Ann earned her AB from Bryn Mawr College, her MA from the University of Michigan, and both her JD and DBA from Case Western Reserve University. Her dissertation examined organizational learning and innovation.