Ellen Mahoney is the CEO of Circulus Institute, which provides professional development in Adult SEL and its sister organization, Sea Change Mentoring which builds mentoring programs for international schools. Exploring the intersection of SEL and international education, she is the host of The Sea Change Podcast. Since 2019, she has served as a Council of International Schools Affiliated Consultant and continues to be a frequent contributor to CIS’s wellbeing work.
Ellen has contributed to major youth-mentoring publications such as the National Mentoring Partnership's Research Agenda (2021), the E-Mentoring Supplement for the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring, and has co-authored a chapter on university transitions and suicide in a forthcoming book on suicide prevention. She co-authored the award-winning research study, Surveying the Landscape: Common Practices, Challenges and Opportunities in International School Transitions-Care. An international school alumna herself, she lives in New York and California when she is not on the road.