Erica Lynette Edwards is a versatile professional with extensive experience in human resources, mediation, and DEI consulting. Her impressive background includes a successful 15-year career as a ballerina with The Joffrey Ballet and five years as the Director of Community Engagement. Since then, Erica has been using her expertise to help organizations promote diversity, equity, and inclusion as a DEI practitioner, mediator, and speaker.
Erica is known for her ability to resolve disputes and facilitate team workshops in an authentic and innovative manner, captivating her audience with her engaging presentations. She is highly skilled in delivering consistent success and effective change, and is passionate about results-driven programming that focuses on reflection and knowledge-building.
Erica’s visionary leadership has earned her many honors and opportunities, demonstrating her dedication to driving positive change in the workplace and beyond. Her expertise and experience make her an invaluable asset to any organization looking to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.
BS in Human Resource Management.
Awards & Accomplishments:
Speaks on national diversity panels, including giving TEDx talk
Selected as a member of Crain’s Chicago Business “40 Under 40.”