Jean Barbazette (1943- 2019)

Founder of The Training Clinic

Jean founded The Training Clinic over 40 years ago. Her contribution to our field is legendary. She presented at hundreds of national and international conferences during her lifetime including Training Magazine, International Society for Performance and Instruction, Professionals in Human Resources Association, HRD Asia, VNU Learning Conferences, Organizational Development Network and the International Federation of Training and Development Organizations

Jean was also an accomplished author, producing seven books in her lifetime, two which were translated into Chinese. She was also a contributing author to several training journals over the years.

For her contribution to the field of learning and development, Jean received the following awards:

  • Outstanding Contribution annual award from Los Angeles Chapter of ATD
  • Catholic Woman of the Year for Orange County
  • President’s Award from Orange County ATD
  • Featured in ATD and T&D Magazine “Long View “column
  • Member, ATD Editorial Advisory Board

In addition to being an outstanding member of our L&D community, Jean was an integral part of our Training Clinic family. She was our mentor, our cheerleader and always our friend. We miss her dearly.