We believe innovation thrives when people feel aligned to purpose, connected to culture, and secure to excel in their work.
We not only help organizations build a must-have future of work capacity and capabilities through talent optimization, but we also develop multicultural women who are high-potentials and senior leaders who are not just comfortable with change and transformation but thrive on it.
We do that through executive coaching, scalable leadership and team development programs, as well as upskilling sprints.
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.
It takes a human-centered intersectional approach to make it happen. We can help.
WE'RE YOUR PARTNERS IN HELPING LEADERS ADVANCE AND THRIVE IN THE WORKPLACE
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 an 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 and 2023.
Career Management, HR Leader
DEI, Inclusive Leadership Coach & Innovation Strategist
Leadership Coach, Facilitator & Strategist
DEI, DISC, Leadership Coach & Facilitator
Leadership Development & Executive Coaching
Operations & Client Concierge
Business Development Specialist
Social Media Manager
Multimedia & Podcast Editor
We work with multicultural female leaders and high-potentials to authentically embrace their brilliance, amplify their excellence, and unapologetically achieve their goals. We assess gaps and present growth solutions so leaders can gain self-awareness, learn how to express their strengths and authority and thrive in transformation.
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
Certified EQ-i 2.0 and EQ360, EITC
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 Analyst, Career Thought Leaders Consortium
Certified Image Consultant, AICI
Licensed Fashion Feng Shui® Master (one of 14 in the World)
Member of Forbes Coaches Council
Invitation-only community of leading business and career coaches
Entrepreneur Leadership Network
Invitation-only community of leading business leaders and consultants
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 Employment Attorney, Assoc. VP of Human Resources, Director of Professional and Diversity Development, 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
Dent Conference Speaker
International Keynote Speaker
3x #1 Amazon Best-Selling Author
Brand Ambassador for Chico's, Madison Reed, and Catherine's Clothing
Monthly 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.