For over thirteen years, Nicole has been a producer and connector in the field of personal and professional growth and transformation, creating diverse content, life-changing curriculum, and exquisite live and online experiences. She loves to unite and facilitate people in their work to live more good, true, and beautiful lives. She's honored to bring this diverse expertise to Emerging Women. For the past two years she has been the lead producer for Emerging Women Live, and now is bringing her extensive production, coaching and facilitation skills to EW's Power Circles. Nicole works in private practice as a Certified Integral Master Coach™, through her company, Unabashedly You, and has worked with hundreds of women (and men) individually and as a group facilitator. She also creates programs and interviews fascinating teachers and wellness experts in her role as U.S. Content Producer for Conscious Life. She is the co-founder of Core Integral, an educational company offering a comprehensive and accessible approach to learning integral theory. Prior to this work, she owned a large and lively restaurant and brewery in Pennsylvania. She has studied extensively and worked alongside Ken Wilber (Integral Theory), Daniel Brown, PhD (Tibetan Buddhism, Self-Development, Attachment, and Positive Psychology), and Sofia Diaz (Hatha Yoga and Feminine Embodiment). She holds a Masters Degree from Lehigh University. She regularly delights in the sunshine and mountains of Colorado with her two dogs and her partner Clint, and is a new mama to her daughter Truly Golden.
Robin guides leaders in fast-moving, high-pressure environments to get clear about their purpose, build stronger relationships, and shift deep beliefs and patterns. They develop greater inner strength, resilience and confidence. They make better decisions and become better leaders of themselves and others, as they navigate change in complex systems. Robin brings 30+ years of global experience as an executive coach, facilitator, consultant and thought leader. Clients include ABB, Microsoft, Eli Lilly, Fujitsu and Banco Santander. She’s taught the core MBA leadership class at Simmons, been a fellow at Harvard University and worked in 29 countries. Robin has served as Deloitte’s global thought leader on the human aspects of organizational performance; VP global production at Cole-Haan; and strategy & operations consultant with Kurt Salmon. She holds an M.A. in Int’l Economic Policy and a B.S. in Engineering from University of Florida; is a graduate of leading modalities of coaching, group dynamics and somatic psychotherapy; is a Purpose Guide™ and has practiced meditation & yoga for 23 years.
Christy’s passion lives in the empowerment of you, both personally and professionally. Using progressive methods, clients are guided to discover their innate talents and are coached to bring those gifts forward to live a fulfilling life. Drawing from her former leadership roles in both for-profit and not-for-profit sectors, Christy uses her vast experience to empower her clients to identify relevant solutions as a life-long personal practice. A candid and compassionate consultant, Christy uncovers what is too close for clients to see for themselves. Combining the study of human development with advance technologies and intuition, Christy can lead clients into a steady evolution of authentic self-expression and inspired action while lessening negative repetitive thought patterns and behaviors. Christy holds both a Bachelor’s (BSW) and Master of Social Work (MSW) degrees. She is certified in both the Leadership Circle and Leadership System. She is also a trained mentor in HeartMath.
Known for her innate intuitive capacity, deep empathy, and wisdom accumulated through 20 years of therapy, coaching, teaching and workshops, Cheryl Breault helps people to live an inspired life. In her practice, Whole Body Wisdom, she guides individuals and teams toward inner shifts of perspective, increased self-acceptance, and a sense of greater possibility and freedom. Trained in Transpersonal Psychology at Naropa University, Cheryl is a licensed psychotherapist who has served many years as a therapist in Psychological Health and Psychiatry at the University of Colorado. An advisor and Power Circle facilitator for Emerging Women for the past 3 years, Cheryl is dedicated to helping women entrepreneurs, executives and creatives make a positive impact in the world.
Shirley Brown is a Certified Professional Coach who brings unique skills from thirty years of transformational conversations and thousands of hours of experience in working with groups and individuals. She hosts the podcast "Unapologetically You!” which is dedicated to the unique voice of every woman. Shirley designs programs for organizations and groups, offers coaching sessions for groups, couples and individuals which skillfully supports people in not only clarifying but actualizing what truly matters to them. She is known as being masterful in transformational conversations. Shirley lives in the Finger-lakes Region of NY State with her husband Rich and dog Winston.
Aurore is a coach for entrepreneurs and executive women that want to live their ambitions. She believes that women moving into executive roles are key to creating leaders, people and cultures who lead, decide and act with greater authenticity and courage. Aurore has been working in international management roles in the automotive and healthcare industries with a deep focus on individual motivations and team dynamics. She has lived and worked in France, Australia and Argentina, and is passionate about the richness of intercultural exchanges. She believes HUMAN will make the difference and is intentional about working closely with women to develop into their full potential. After 15 years leading in challenging international environments in big companies, she has decided to dedicate her career to developing her natural abilities to coach teams and activate more conscious individuals.
An award winning educator and author, Dawn loves to inspire individuals to step out of their comfort zones in order to discover something new about themselves, each other, and the world. She has a natural ability to assess group dynamics and facilitate collaboration. Degrees in psychology and education have been critical to her success in teaching, program implementation, and business development. For the last ten years, she has helped to build Flow Circus which offers workshops and interactive keynotes to harness the power of creative playful flow to energize, excite, and enliven groups. Additionally, Dawn serves on the Board of Directors of the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce and has helped to design and implement its signature leadership program, the Women's Business Alliance, and a business book/TED discussion group for the community.
Karen Delk, M.Sc., is an executive coach who works with ambitious professionals who want to move from the cubicle to the C Suite. Her clients work primarily in Fortune 100 companies and she works with leaders in non-profit organizations. Her work with global leaders has given her keen insight on what companies seek in executive leadership. Karen is a member of the Yale University School of Management Executive Education Program providing coaching on leadership skills, personal authenticity, and other essentials for success. She also provides group coaching to women from a variety of industries. Karen has over 25 years of experience supporting and developing individuals and leaders in Fortune 50 organizations to reach their highest potential. Her expertise includes organizational design, strategic planning, change management, executive coaching, talent acquisition, and talent development for next-generation leaders.
Renée is a business consultant, and executive and lifestyle coach who is deeply passionate and committed to developing more conscious organizations, leaders, entrepreneurs, and human beings who love themselves, live their lives and lead their organizations and communities with greater presence, intention, care and flow. She has been transforming organizations, teams and careers of talented and ambitious professionals, entrepreneurs, changemakers and executives for over 20 years in over 40 countries in the biotech, pharmaceutical, technology, and service industries. Her exciting career included her own five-year executive expatriate assignment in Switzerland leading the Learning and Organizational Development Organization for Genentech-Roche. Today Renée runs her own global coaching and consulting practice out of California, with an important focus on women and leadership. She believes that the new era of women’s leadership calls us to step more fully into our role as changemakers, requiring greater attention to self-care and our true aspirations.
Tery has supported the transformation of leaders at all levels for over 15 years. She has facilitated and coached individuals and teams around the country, and across a variety of business sectors. Tery works well with organizations whose strategy requires the development of people in order to achieve the results they want. Her areas of expertise include executive leader assessment and development, team building, self-leadership (building an inner foundation for outward action), and emotional intelligence.
I began my career in the Blue-Chip Consumer Packaged Goods world with Kraft Foods and then as a Strategic Communications Planner at WPP. 18 years ago, I joined marketing capability consultancy, Brand Learning, part of Accenture since 2017. I specialized in learning & culture and I championed our work in Learning, Personal Development and Facilitation. As well as flying around the world delivering learning programs myself, I trained and developed the global facilitator team to engage individually and inspire change organizationally. My experience spans capability, wellbeing and culture change where I’ve been privileged to work with wonderful clients from Novartis, Mars, Verizon and Unilever. To optimize the value I add in the personal space, I gained a coaching qualification 16 years ago and now my focus is on personal and corporate values and purpose. In summary, I stand for developing healthy high performance so people and brands can flourish.
Colette is a life coach, executive coach, workshop facilitator and team mentor. Her extensive knowledge and expertise has developed during her time in high level corporate HR and as an NLP Practitioner and coach trained through an ICF accredited training company. Colette’s broad expertise spans across recruitment and retention, talent management, reward and team development. Her specialism is leadership and organisational development having worked through numerous, successful programmes dealing with all aspects of individual, team and organisational change management. During an overseas posting, Colette developed a number of leadership and change management programmes and was involved in the rollout of coaching circles, a powerful concept that achieved fantastic results. Today, Colette works as a coach, supporting women in their personal and professional lives; helping them to gain clarity on who they are, what they want and how to get there. She is passionate about people living their best life, being true to themselves and being clear about their priorities to make the most of their potential.
Jamie Greenwood is a life coach who's passion is coaching driven, soulful women to reconnect with themselves for greater presence in their lives, peace in their hearts and power in their work and the world. Jamie is a featured speaker and facilitator for companies across the US and her writings have been featured on The Huffington Post, MindBodyGreen and Tiny Buddha. When Jamie's not coaching, writing or speaking, you can find her cooking with her family or dancing in her living room.
Sheila has been working with wonderful, engaging women for the last 25 years supporting them through change and transition and helping them navigate the turbulent seas of organisational and personal life. She coaches leaders and executives across a range of sectors including the UK Civil Service and facilitates cross - cultural teams, large & small to engage and connect with each other. She has a Master’s degree in coaching and mentoring. Her research specialism is authentic leadership and how this shows up in the stories leaders tell. She is a trained and enthusiastic storyteller herself and runs regular Story Parties coaching people how to stand up and share their personal stories. Her clients describe her as ‘supportive and insightful’, ‘challenging with heart’ with a ‘searching and open determination!’
Sage B. Hobbs is a coach, speaker, author of Naked Communication: Courageously Create the Relationships You Really Want, and host of The Naked Conversations Podcast. She’s known for her bold, insightful, and dynamic approach to communication, relationships, and personal growth. Sage works with both individual and groups to cultivate courage, self-expression, and freedom. With a quick ability to see the underlying challenges, she supports her clients to unleash their voice, take action, and transform their status quo. Sage is dedicated to working with people to make a positive impact in their communities and the world. Sage holds a Bachelor’s Degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Colorado Denver. Prior to creating her current work, she spent a decade working with teens and families to navigate the wild path of growing up. She’s also a mom of two, a cancer survivor, a proud teacher’s wife, a “retired” school counselor, a world traveler, a living room dance party aficionado, and a book lover.
Ariane Hunter is the CEO & Founder of Project She Went For Her Dreams; a personal branding & marketing firm in New York City and serving clients globally. She works with enlightened women who crave a more meaningful, impactful, and perhaps more unconventional way of leading and working. Ariane draws on over 10 years experience working for the top marketing and branding agencies in New York City and supporting high profile clients become key players in their industry. She has spoken for NYU Stern Women in Business, Emerging Leaders for NY Arts, and has been featured guest on numerous personal empowerment podcasts. Ariane is also a published writer whose work appears in Time.com, Levo League, Ivy Exec, and The Muse.
Sarah is recognised as a coach and facilitator for her insight and warmth, as well as highly professional approach. She draws on a wide range of influences and resources, and her experience of over twenty years’ working to deliver learning and development with blue chip clients such as EY, Shell, BP, Linklaters, Lovells, OFT, and ACCA. She has a particular interest in team development, as well as coaching within the team context, having chosen to investigate team coaching for her MSc research project. Sarah has been invited to work with senior leadership teams, and has designed and run numerous retreats and team awaydays, often for teams facing significant challenges, new teams, and those going through periods of change. Sarah has been designing, facilitating and delivering learning events for over twenty years, and specialises in helping teams and individuals reach peak performance though her flexible yet focused approach. She has designed and delivered bespoke programmes in Leadership skills, Consulting skills, Facilitation, Communication skills, Influencing and Presentation skills. Most recently she has been involved in the delivery of a global women’s development program which includes a three day workshop supplemented by six 1-1 coaching sessions, and a series of masterclasses.
Eugenia Karp is a self-development teacher and a certified coach with over 5-years of experience. She is also a successful leader and entrepreneur with a ten year track record in leading healthcare organizations. In her journey of self-discovery, Eugenia has transformed her life in a way that allows her to combine the passion for teaching self-development and self-awareness with her healthcare business career. Since becoming a coach, Eugenia has balanced her life from a place of self-approval and deep connection with her desire and sense of self. Eugenia specializes in helping people discover their potential through untangling the behavioral patterns and belief systems. She is deeply intuitive and her coaching style provides a precise insight into the workings of your mind. With Eugenia's help, you will unleash your genius and dismantle the blocks that stand in the way to having a successful personal and professional life.
Joule L’Adara, MFA, is an experimental vocalist, holistic vocal coach, and sound facilitator based in New York City. She is the founder of Sounding Circles, offering sound-based practices that support well-being in the workplace and personal transformational development. She has worked with global companies including Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, WeWork Wellness, and Planned Parenthood, as well as training sound practitioners through live workshops, retreats, and online courses. Her vocal meditation programs have been featured nationally at the New York Open Center, Integral Yoga Institute, Donna Karan’s Urban Zen, Unplug Meditation, The Green Spa, Naturopathica, The Dorot Institute, New York City’s Community Healthcare Network, The WOOM Center, The Big Quiet, The Samadhi Center for Yoga and Meditation Denver, The Globe Institute San Francisco, Community Arts Partnership (CAP) Program in Los Angeles, and at Kalani Oceanside Retreat Hawaii. Additionally, Joule is a professional singer who has performed with The Metropolitan Opera and Carnegie Hall.
Cara empowers future women leaders to realize their potential. She trains, mentors and coaches women to progress their careers in a successful and self-sustainable way. She shows them how to be a truly ‘human’ leader, one who is self-assured and inspiring, and who challenges, and is compassionate to, both themselves and others. Cara graduated from the University of Cambridge and embarked on a professional services career as a Chartered Surveyor. However Cara eventually realized that people not property were her passion and she retrained as an Executive and Life Coach. She now holds the highly regarded Professional Certified Coach status with the ICF (International Coach Federation) and has coached many men and women to open their minds, think clearly and achieve both personal and professional goals. Cara has her own private Life Coaching practice and also coaches Executives in major institutions. She is known for her intelligent insights and brings a warmth and care to everyone she works with. Cara has 3 sons and a gorgeous Springer Spaniel called Google
Karin is a leadership development and career coach, a trainer and facilitator with an extensive background in the corporate sector gained over 16 years in senior positions in a global top 10 FTSE company. She has worked across many different industries, such as consultancy, tech, financial services/banking, law firms, retail, the entertainment industry, automotive and the charity sector to name just a few. Karin has a great passion for exploring and understanding life from different perspectives. She has worked across many different cultures and lived in Germany, the UK and the US. She is infinitely curious about people, their views, their backgrounds and their ambitions, but also about what drives and constrains them. Karin believes there are few things more rewarding than helping people grow, develop and live up to their potential. Her expertise comes from her professional and personal experience combined with approachability, personal integrity and kindness. Karin was born and raised in Germany and lives in London/UK. She holds a master’s degree in business from Goettingen University. Karin is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF) and sits on the board of the Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (ICRS). She is a Certified Integral Development Coach™ through New Ventures West, an Accredited Strengths Profile Practitioner, a LINC Personality Profiler Trainer & Coach and a certified Social Styles & Versatility instructor.
Jennifer Munley is a skilled and experienced group facilitator, a transformational coach, and a film and television producer. Through courses, one on one sessions, and group work, Jennifer supports corporate leaders and entrepreneurs in discovering and remembering just how essential they are. As a long-time Emerging Women Power Circle facilitator, Jennifer guides participants to see and be seen by others as deeply authentic and powerful leaders. Jennifer has been part of The Hero’s Journey Foundation community since 2006, an organization dedicated to a uniquely crafted blend of psychological, mythical, and spiritual transformation work, and is thrilled to be a part of bringing this way of being to the world. She also holds a Bachelor of Science from Boston University, is a graduate of the Barbara Brennan School of Healing and the Institute For Integrative Nutrition, and is an Ordained Minister.
Julie Neale is a life and leadership coach, facilitator and community builder. After a 20-year career as a leader in youth-serving non-profit organizations, Julie turned her focus to coaching, training at the Coaches Training Institute, and facilitating a group process known as “reflection” for youth development professionals. She founded her for-purpose venture, Mother’s Quest, in September 2016, to provide inspiration, coaching and community for herself and other mothers who want to live what she calls an E.P.I.C. life. She writes about the transformative experience of parenting at mothersquest.com and hosts the Mother’s Quest Podcast. Julie received her Masters in City Planning, Community Development from UC Berkeley and a BA in Communication Studies from UCLA, where she met her husband. She currently lives with her husband and two boys in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Kathrin is an experienced executive coach, organizational development consultant, and facilitator with twenty years of experience in the tech industry. She is based in the San Francisco Bay Area and works internationally. Kathrin left Google in 2017 after twelve successful years where she was initially responsible for building an advertising revenue channel in Europe. She then moved to the US and held several leadership positions in People Operations, most recently as Head of Executive Development. Before Google, Kathrin worked for Oracle for five years, and was part of two different tech start-ups. Kathrin is originally from Germany, has lived in five countries, and worked in over twenty. Kathrin has studied with some of the most distinguished thought leaders in her field. She works with the brightest innovators in Silicon Valley. She is a sought-after speaker on leadership topics and has contributed to various publications and conferences like Harvard Business Review, Wisdom 2.0, The Mindful Leadership Summit, and Emerging Women. Current clients include Coursera, Lyft, Pivotal, Google, Zymergen, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, and a number of not for profit organizations. Kathrin has coached hundreds of senior leaders in commercial and technical roles. Her areas of expertise include leading in complexity, scaling your business, increasing leadership presence, building resilience, and effective collaboration.
Jane is an executive coach specializing in helping leaders grow personally and professionally to help get the results they desire. Jane’s coaching is informed by over 25 years of international business experience. Prior to becoming a coach she held a variety of global sales and marketing leadership positions in the technology and fast-moving consumer goods industries. She has lived and worked in Asia and led diverse global teams. Her business and cross-cultural experience helps her provide practical insights for clients to achieve their potential. She helps clients build upon their talents and grow their capacity to overcome barriers hindering success. Jane offers fresh perspectives to clients in ways that are easy to understand and implement. Clients describe her as strategic, effective, compassionate, and pragmatic. Jane holds an MBA in General Management and is a Certified Professional Integral Coach.
Amy Reichlin (amyreichlin.com) is a certified leadership coach, facilitator, trainer, and strategist with 28 years of experience in a wide range of settings (technology, consumer products, healthcare, advertising, finance, and education.) Amy has earned an MBA (Kellogg), Masters in Psychology (Naropa University), an ICF-certified Coaching Certificate (ChoicePoint), Mindfulness Certificate (Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute) and is certified in the Leadership Circle Profile 360 Assessment Tool. Amy is a mentor at several startup accelerators, most actively Techstars and Mergelane, and serves on the board of the YWCA. She is a prolific public speaker, most recently presenting at Tech Garden, the Women In Technology Annual Conference, Boulder Techstars Demo Day, Boulder Startup Week, and Denver Startup Week. Amy delights in combining her understanding of business, neuroscience, and human behavior with her insuppressible optimism, creativity, and love of people to create rich, enjoyable, interactive learning experiences. The combination of her eclectic experience and passion for her work enable her to create relevant and enjoyable programs that enable transformation beyond her clients’ expectations.
Lois Shannon is the founder of TheWomansNetwork.com (TWN) a space of authentic connection where women reclaim our womanhood and engage in conscious living. She spent the last 4-5 years on an intensive path of self discovery training to facilitate Mindfulness and Family Constellations and engaging with Somatic Work, Five Rhythm Dance, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and numerous other approaches to self awareness. Lois spent 19 years in Europe, originally sent there to work for Apple Computer in Paris in 1995. She was subsequently a Partner at Russell Reynolds Associates in London, an executive search firm, where she established and ran their Internet practice. She was in the Wall Street Journal in 1999 as one of the top 30 Business Women in Europe and she and her husband, Tom Virden, were in the WSJ in 2000, as the Internet Couple of Europe. Before leaving the US, Lois was with Apple Computer in Cupertino and prior to that was a Consultant at Bain and Company in Boston, MA. Lois is an intrepid explorer having travelled extensively covering all continents. She and her family (with three teenage children) moved to Boulder three years ago from the South of France after attending the first Emerging Women Live in 2013. Lois holds a B.A. degree in French and Economics from Duke University.
Jane is an experienced coaching partner and business advisor. She works with Leaders to leverage their true potential by hearing their own internal story and building their authentic personal brand. Seven years of executive coaching with 55+ multinational clients has repeatedly proven that it is the clients’ who hold their own answers. What they need most is a partner who listens intently, asks hard questions, and encourages follow-up. My role is to prompt them to leverage their intuition, widen their self-awareness and develop their internal decision-making ability for the months and years ahead. As one client said: “Jane’s coaching has been so helpful to me … in part because she prompted greater internal Awareness, then helped me transition into Action.” Jane lives in Chapel Hill NC with her English husband, two dogs and two sons when they choose to drop by for a meal.
Kate has been on a leadership and mindfulness path for over 25 years. Some of her education and training includes, Certified facilitator of the Leadership Circle Profile, Certified meditation and yoga teacher, a Certified Access practitioner, extensive training in Somatic Coaching work. Her 8 years in an Ashram community include studies with master teachers and daily meditation. She holds a BS degree from Penn State in Psychology and Gender Studies. Her career has included; department head at the Telluride Ski Resort, owning a retail and nutrition business, operating SpearVision consulting firm and Katespear.com. Her current work includes executive team and leadership coaching, leading retreats internationally, conscious business consulting and coaching individuals in personal transformation. She is the founder of Radiant Tribe. Hiking into the high country is a passion for Kate and when she's not working on her memoir of her life in an ashram, she is spending time with her 3 daughters.
With over 16 years as a successful entrepreneur in real estate, and more recently as the co-owner of the Dwell Denver real estate, Lane is a community leader and change-maker. Lane has also directed her passion for the intersection of people and operational excellence as a facilitator for Emerging Women’s Power Circle program. With a background in theatre, direction, and education, Lane’s vision is to create a world where people can be themselves and encourage others to do the same.
Stephanie Yost, CPCC, is the owner of GumTree LLC, a coaching and consulting company for executives and emerging leaders. She is one of the CEO coaches for the Techstars Accelerator Program in partnership with The Nature Conservatory; an Associate for the London based coaching organization of White & Lime LTD, and the Founder of WiNGs, the Women’s Network Group of PA. Stephanie is passionate about personal, organizational and cultural change. Dedicated to helping both individuals and teams achieve purposeful alignment, she has spent the last sixteen years witnessing the power of authentic presence and how entire systems shift from the clarity any one individual brings to it. Stephanie reconnects leaders in a profound, yet playful, way to their innate power and passion. She brings depth, freedom and focus to their highest capabilities, increasing the impact of their leadership and the satisfaction derived from relationships, both professional and personal.