Learning Development Business Partner Lead
Elana Weinstein is part of the leadership coaching program at Google in addition to her primary role as Lead Learning and Development Business Partner within the People Operations function. She joined Google in 2016, and immediately signed up to offer coaching services to Googlers, as she is passionate about being of service to others. Elana is a skilled talent management leader and certified coach with extensive expertise in diversity and inclusion.
Elana is also a facilitator, mentor, and change agent with a specific passion for helping people realize their full potential. After an early career in the magazine industry, Elana moved into teaching and education, serving as a diversity and inclusion professional for the Anti-Defamation League and Girl Scouts of the USA. She then transitioned to the corporate sector, working at Goldman Sachs and Bloomberg LP, where she held leadership roles in the Diversity & Inclusion and Leadership, Learning & Development functions. Elana is a native New Yorker and lives in Manhattan with her husband and two children. In addition to coaching, she is passionate about theatre, music, photography, skiing, running, crossword puzzles, and she is an amateur lyricist!