Erin Haywood's career as an educator and consultant has been grounded in critically thinking about some of the toughest societal issues like diversity and inclusion, accessible education, or workforce development. She is committed and passionate about continuing to learn, develop, and collaborate with some of the brightest minds to help forge a brighter future.
With 10 years of experience in various industries such as non-profit, education, and tech startups, Erin has partnered with several corporations, including Facebook, KPMG, and Prudential and more to diversify their applicant pool by developing solutions for their hiring needs. Recently, she joined projectBASTA, a non-profit committed to closing the employment gap for first-generation college students. As the Director of Fellowship, she worked with a team to deliver high-quality programming and 1:1 coaching aimed at increasing career readiness, professional development, and job placement within a 6-month window.
Outside of her 9 to 5, Erin founded Powered By Purpose Inc., an online community and career coaching service for professionals of color looking to plug into their purpose and level up in their careers. She has served hundreds of people and partnered with organizations like Blacks in Technology, She Designs-UX Course for Women of Color, Oregon State University, CSU Long Beach, etc. Moreover, she teaches Career Development Techniques and Theories at Pepperdine University's online Psychology Masters program. Receiving her MA in Counseling from Loyola Marymount University and BA in Liberal Studies with a minor in Africana Studies from SFSU, her mission is to empower her clients and students to live authentically by identifying root barriers to their development, self-concept, and success.
“In-House DEI Initiative and Training”-Oregon State University
“How to Build a Compelling Online Presence”- PSG Mercer County
“Unicorn Recruiter-Ask Me Anything”-Blacks in Technology“
“Innovative Hacks for Securing the Bag: COVID-19 Edition”- Blacks in Technology “How to Transition into UX Design Webinar”- She Designs
She invites you to stay in touch and to join her community of change agents!
Email: Poweredbypurposeinc@gmail.com Twitter: @PoweredByPurpos