Dr. Harriet Harral is a specialist in organizational effectiveness. She provides tailored
services in group facilitation, communication effectiveness, management training, and
leadership development, and works with organizations and businesses as diverse as computer
technology, pharmaceuticals, education, banking, health care, and government.
Dr. Harral has also served as the Executive Director of Leadership Fort Worth and formerly
was Director of the Center for Productive Communication in the School of Business at Texas
Christian University. During her tenure, the Princeton Review rated her program #1 in the
nation for three consecutive years in the development of communication skills.
Dr. Harral received her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado and her M.A. from Baylor University.
She is the author of Communication: Leadership Skills for Women, New Hope Press, 1994,
and Strategies for Teaching Interpersonal Skills, Allyn and Bacon, (5th edition, 2001),
as well as numerous articles.
In 2000, she was honored as an Outstanding Woman of Fort Worth. She is listed in various
Who’s Who publications including Who’s Who in the South, Who’s Who of Women, and Who’s
Who in American Education. She was the recipient of the ASTD Distinguished Individual
Achievement Award and the Keithley Award for Outstanding Woman in Public Management in
Dr. Harral is President-Elect of the national board of the Community Leadership Association,
a Deacon in her church, past president of the Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries of
Fort Worth, Inc. and Vice President of the board of Guardianship Services, Inc.