Erica is a nationally recognized writer on innovation, millennials, communities, multi-generations, and leadership. She is available for interviews in national or TV media by clicking here. Her Forbes pieces have reached over 20,000 views in less than 48 hours based on her fresh content tailored to the next generation.

99u, How to Disagree (Without Being a Jerk)

Inc., The Modern Day Apology: 3 Tips for Responding in Real Time

Fast Company, How to Learn New Skills Without Hurting Your Bank Account

Huffington Post, Why Human Connectivity Wins Over Data: Uber vs. Twitter

Forbes, How You Can Use Youtube to Turn Your Passion into a Career

Fortune, Inside the Minds of Biz-Savvy Millenials

Forbes, How Chevy Turned an Epic Fail into a Social Media Success

Fast Company, Beyond Traditional & Emotional Intelligence: The Secret Weapon of Great Innovators

Forbes, Six Ways To Make Innovation A Reality

NextGen Podcast, Millennial Myth Busting, Connectional Intelligence and More

ForbesWoman, How to Get Noticed, Get Hired, or Just About Anything Else You Want Too

Fast Company, 5 Innovation Lessons I Learned on the Dance Floor

Harvard Business Review, How "Progressive" is Gen Y on Gender, Really?

Chief Learning Officer Magazine, Unleash Gen Y's Connectional Intelligence

ForbesWoman, How Millennials Can Earn A Seat at the Table

ForbesWoman, Davos: a romance with social entrepreneurship?

ForbesWoman, Business Schools Don’t Prepare Women for Leadership Roles in the Workplace

ForbesWomanBusiness Schools Must Teach Unlearning

Huffington Post, Gen Y Women Need to Take The Stage

ForbesWoman, How Women Executives Who Leave Their Roles Affect The Next Generation of Women Leaders

ForbesWoman, Gen Y Workforce and Workplace are Out of Sync

Business Insider, Millennials are Going to be Leaders in Ways We’ve Never ‘Experienced or Imagined’

Business Insider, Millennial Women are Burning Out by the Age of 30

No Country for Young Women, Erica Dhawan, 20s, Entrepreneur, Writer, Speaker, & Consultant



Dhawan 2014-3 (1)Erica Dhawan is the Founder & CEO of Cotential, a global innovation firm that helps organizations unleash the connected potential of people everywhere to maximize opportunities and solve their most pressing challenges. Through keynote speaking and consulting, she teaches business leaders and companies innovative strategies to create increasing value for customers and clients, deliver sustainable results and ensure future global competitiveness.  Erica speaks on global stages ranging from the World Economic Forum at Davos to companies such as Fedex, Pepsico, and McGraw Hill Financial. Erica writes for Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fast Company and the Huffington Post. She serves as a board member to Deloitte's Inclusion External Advisory Council. She is a member of the Young Entrepreneur Council, Aspen Institute Socrates Society, TEDx fellows, and World Economic Forum Global Shapers. Previously, she worked at Lehman Brothers and Barclays Capital. She has a MPA from Harvard University, a MBA from MIT Sloan, and a BS in Economics from The Wharton School.