Claire Horner-Devine

BRAINS, UW; Counterspace Consulting LLC

BRAINS Co-director; Coach and consultant

Faculty Development DEI And STEM Coaching Facilitation

Dr. Claire Horner-Devine, PhD, is committed to creating spaces, opportunities and communities that empower and amplify those who have not been heard, historically silenced or dismissed. She works with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) professionals at a wide range of career stages as they navigate challenging landscapes and institutions and develop new narratives of success. She also partners with leaders and organizations in industry, higher education and philanthropy, through her work as the founder of Counterspace Consulting LLC, to examine existing culture and develop new paradigms of leadership and team effectiveness focused on trust, connection and relationships. Through one-on-one and group and team coaching, workshops, facilitation and ongoing group engagement, she helps clients develop as inclusive leaders and teams create more inclusive practices, equitable policies and environments where all individuals can thrive. She works with a range of partners and clients including scientific societies, universities, RedFin, DoorDash, Adobe, Under Armour and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, among others. Dr. Horner-Devine also served as a National Postdoctoral Association Diversity Officer. Her work is grounded in research and trust; guided by curiosity and equity; and driven by data and impact. Dr. Horner-Devine received her B.A from Princeton University and her Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from Stanford University, and worked as a faculty member in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington for almost a decade.



About Claire


Seattle, Washington US