“Companies that fail to gain traction in growing and retaining their emerging leaders (particularly their female leaders) are at risk of losing the next generation of leaders too.”

It's time to do more.

Because "good enough" should not be good enough for you.


Leadership is about so much more than just leading people. It's not just a role but a way of being. It's in how you manage your time, approach your goals, deal with disappointments or setbacks, and show up even in the midst of your own self-doubt.

We not only help organizations build must-have future of work capacity and capabilities through strategic advising and leadership development, but we also support high-potentials and leaders to nurture their inner selves and step into their power. We do that by co-creating a culture of trust, safety, and inclusion.

Resiliency, adaptability, vision, and the ability to thrive in uncertainty are skills today's leaders have not had the time to develop sufficiently, along with understanding how to respond to and support the revolutionary shift in the leadership pipeline.

We believe everything starts with awareness and choice. Now that you're aware, what will you choose?



Dr. Carol Parker Walsh, J.D., Ph.D.

CEO | Strategic Advisor, Master Certified Executive & Leadership Coach, Certified Personal Brand Strategist

Dr. Carol Parker Walsh is the founder and owner of Carol Parker Walsh Consulting, a boutique strategic advisory, coaching, and training and development firm specializing in helping organizations and leaders unlock their innovation potential. They provide services in foresight strategy, coaching, facilitation, and leadership development.

Dr. Parker Walsh is an award-winning master-certified executive coach, personal brand strategist, TEDx speaker, and 3x Amazon best-selling author. A sought-after international keynote, Carol is a Fellow of the Harvard Institute of Coaching and a published member of the Forbes Coaches Council, Newsweek Expert Forum, Harvard Business Review Advisory Council, and Entrepreneur’s Leadership Network, the resident career expert on ABC’s AM Northwest Morning Show.

A catalyst for transformational growth and development, Carol leverages her J.D., Ph.D., and multiple certifications, along with her almost 30 years of experience as an attorney, executive leader, associate professor and dean, and social scientist, to help driven professionals and organizations amplify their excellence and increase engagement, productivity, and profitability while driving innovation and supporting the co-creation of an inclusive culture. She's the creator of Fearless: The Career Rebel Academy for high-achieving professional women in midlife seeing career reinvention and has a training catalog of must-have and need-to-know leadership development skills.

Dr. Parker Walsh is a 2009 Iris Award & Women of Achievement winner. She was selected as one of the 100 Dynamic Leaders of the Year by Exeleon Magazine in 2022, and DotCom Magazine awarded her company the 2021 Impact Company of the Year Award. In addition, her podcast, The Midlife Career Rebel, was named one of Mac’s List Top Career Podcasts for 2022.


Meet the Team

Ali Ryan

Certified Mindset & Success Practice Coach - Fearless Academy

Gayle Morihara

Certified Senior Career Coach & Strategist - Fearless Academy

Sharyn Grose

Certified Strategic Storyteller & Resume Writer - Fearless Academy

Cathy Council

DEI, Inclusive Leadership Coach & Innovation Strategist

Duane Leckey

Leadership Coach, Facilitator & Strategist

Nancy Marmolejo

DEI, DISC, Leadership Coach & Facilitator

Eboni Cotton

Operations, Systems & Project Manager

Alfa Saingan

Executive Assistant & Client Care Concierge

Roxet Mauren Curaraton

Marketing & Social Media Strategist

Nicholas Terhune

Multimedia & Podcast Editor

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Join the hundreds of women who decided to be unapologetically authentic, unbounded by the status quo, and unstoppable, bolding going after all they want and deserve in their lives and careers.

In case you're looking for the "official" stuff...



PhD, Human Development & Social Systems, Fielding Graduate University

Identity, Racial and Gender Development, Organizational Culture, Structural Inequality

JD, Employment & Labor Law, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

Employment Practices, Discrimination Litigation, Mediation & Negotiation

BA, Communications, Loyola University

Organizational Communication and Public Speaking

MA, Organizational Development, Change & Leadership, Fielding Graduate University

Management Development Program, Harvard University Graduate School of Education

Building a Successful Diverse Business, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

Master Certified Coach, The Life Coach School

Associate Certified Coach, ICF

Certified Senior Professional Career Coach, Ready, Reset, Go

Certified Career Transition Specialist, CTL Consortium

Certified Personal, Executive, and Professional Coach, CaPP Institute

Certified Salary Negotiation Specialist, Career Planning Academy

Certified Personal & Digital Branding Strategist & 360Reach, Career Thought Leaders Consortium

Certified Image Consultant, AICI

Licensed Fashion Feng Shui® Master (one of 14 in the World)

Experience & Awards


Member of Forbes Coaches Council

Invitation-only community of leading business and career coaches

Expert Member of Newsweek Expert Forum 

Invitation-only community of thought leaders and experts in their industry

Harvard Business Review Advisory Council

An opt-in research community of business professionals assembled to enhance the overall content.

27+ Years Experience in Executive Leadership

Practicing Attorney, Director of Human Resources, Organizational Consultant, Executive Coach, Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director, Associate Dean

Built a multiple 6-figure diversity and organizational development consulting practice.

Built and managed a nationally recognized and awarded quarter-million-dollar retail sales business with over 100+ sales reps and team leaders.

2021 Impact Company of the Year Award, DotCom Magazine

2021 Female Entrepreneur to Look Out For, Entrepreneurs Herald

2018 Women of Distinction Award Nominee, Washington State University

2016 Villager Award, Afram Global Organization, Inc.

2009 Iris Woman of Achievement Award, Clark County Washington

Features & Publications


TEDx Speaker

Dent Conference Speaker

International Keynote Speaker

2x #1 Amazon Best-Selling Author

Brand Ambassador for Chico's, Madison Reed, and Catherine's Clothing

Monthly Career & Branding Segment on ABCs KATU AM Northwest Morning Show

Past Editor-in-Chief of the AICI Global Magazine

Past "Dress Code" Columnist for the Vancouver Business Journal

LA Talk Radio Co-Host, the Forever Fierce Show

Featured interviews with Natasha Gregson Wagner (creator of the fragrance Natalie) and Amy Errett, CEO of Madison Reed

Also Seen In:

PopSugar, Thrive Global, Emerge Women's Magazine, Who What Wear, DARE Magazine, The Columbian, Oregonian, Huffington Post, Sisters of AARP and various other podcasts, newsletters and websites.


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