We Don’t Just ‘Like’ Our Clients. We Love Them.
Future Work Institute
Working Mother Media
Women in Cable & Telecommunications
Rotman School of Management
Harvard University Center for Public Leadership
MIT Sloan Innovation Period
Toastmasters International Convention
StartingBloc Social Innovation Institute
Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
:: praise for my workshops and keynotes
“Erica deserves major credit for making everyone feel welcome at her workshop, and for throwing a great deal of fun into the mix (Bollywood Dance, anyone?) I’ve gained confidence and learned more about myself — and nearly a week later, I’m still inspired by Erica. If you want to be thoroughly inspired, this is the woman you want.”
—Vanessa Lewis, Founder | Dorchestors Daughter Publishing
“Erica Dhawan customized a wonderful training module for Acumen Fund’s chapter leadership retreat last November. She is an extremely passionate and inspirational speaker and a skilled facilitator. I would recommend her to any organization that is looking to take their young employees and leaders to the next level and provide them with tools to be successful."
—Jo-Ann Tan, Marketing Manager | Acumen Fund
“We hired Erica to help move our Institute to the ‘next level’, and her support helped us define our core mission, clarify key opportunities for profitable growth, and develop a powerful strategic retreat. Thanks, Erica, for your great work!”
—Otto Scharmer, Founder | Presencing Institute.
Erica is very gifted teacher, learner and leader. I recommend her enthusiastically to any organization that requires learning, teaching, and leadership.
—Marshall Ganz, Professor | Harvard University
"Erica's session on coaching made our Strong Women Strong Girls conference a homerun! Everyone today is thirsty for insight into how to connect and empower the next generation of young women — and Erica delivers real-life training, clarity, and the tools to make it happen."
—Lindsey Hyde, Founder | Strong Women Strong Girls
"Erica's Innovation is an Art workshop was totally engaging and you could tell from the conversation, the comments, how long people stayed and their enthusiasm around the work that it was a huge success! Erica has a natural ability to make everyone feel at ease and dive into the work, and then learn from each other through a sharing of experience.”
—Michelle Stanners, Founder of Cultural Agents Initiative | Harvard University
“Erica's Business as a Movement workshop at MIT was excellent. Her preparation really was apparent, and I benefited by participating in the smaller and larger group discussions. My biggest takeaway was how to use questions and probe to find common ground for programs and projects I am involved in, and to help in gaining commitment from other parties — a very useful toolbelt addition for anyone in business.”
—Neheet Trivedi, MIT Sloan MBA student | Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“It was a great pleasure to have been a part of the Building Relationships workshop facilitated by Erica Dhawan. She taught us the keys steps to building relationships and designing effective teams in a way that is seamless and effortless. Her hands-on approach allowed me to learn the importance of establishing trust in professional relationships. Erica is a true leader who speaks to you, not at you. Her drive and passion inspires me to seek opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and build effective teams.”
—Alyssa Cooke, Young Black Women’s Society
“Charisma, versatility, and charm make Erica’s Bollywood dance workshop a can-do for people of all ages and abilities! Before you know it, total strangers are engaged in a group dance like nothing you have experienced before. “
–Rachel Keyser, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
“Erica's Navigating your Career workshop was game-changing. Erica helped me see the structures that had been blocking me, which I had not even realized. The strength of her training was that she posed simple yet profound questions, focused on the individual. I ran to my desk after those sessions, energized to work through the questions that she had posed. Within a one-hour training and two-hour homework session, I had re-connected with my calling and my fears had receded in the face of the resolve I now felt to pursue my path.”
–Voop de Vulpierres, Founder, Tightship Consulting
“Erica delivered one of the best workshops I have ever attended, bar none. Erica’s words & moves inspired me to accomplish more than I ever expected. I jump-started a project I had been wanting to get to for some time, and came home with an action plan for moving my work forward. Extraordinary.”
—Martha Thayer, Entrepreneur
:: praise for my coaching
“Erica's career coaching was excellent. I gained confidence, realized what I really want to in my life, learned how to organize my daily life, and achieved the life and work balance that I’d only dreamed about.“
—Helen Huang, intern at Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Divinity School
“Erica's coaching was hard — in a good way. And very effective and inspiring. She helped me jump out of my comfort zone and push me to be a much stronger leader, and achieve a major success in my organization . "
—Liying Shen, MD, ScD Candidate, Harvard School of Public Health
“As a coach, Erica is inspiring & sincere. She helped me to clarify my leadership talents & become mindful about my real motivations. With her support, I created a successful & sustainable leadership project at the Kennedy School — and finally found the words to articulate my life's calling.”
—Feya Hillel, Brandeis graduate student at the M.A. program for Coexistence and Conflict
“Erica's coaching was incredibly helpful as I strove to create a successful project. She both challenged and motivated me by asking the right questions at the right time, helping me to problem-solve and overcome my hurdles.”
—Krysten Fritz, student at the Harvard School of Public Health
“Erica's coaching was life-changing and illuminated areas that have kept me stuck for years. She empowered me to go beyond what I’d ever dreamed possible, and finally grasp my full career potential. Dynamic!”
—Sarah Molitor, Chief Development Officer of Wunderkind Life & a Harvard Masters Graduate of Mind, Brain & Education