Dr. Hayley Haywood (she/her) is an award-winning scholar-practitioner with expertise in equity, identity-conscious career coaching, & organizational change. For 15 years, she has supported over 900 executives, young professionals, employees, & faculty through equity-centered leadership development.
Highlights include:
✓ 100% retention for two cohorts of first-generation college students of color
✓ 100% increased feelings of belonging + support among participants of her employee engagement program
✓ $25k-$36k salary increases among most recent 1:1 coaching clients
✓ and more!

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We offer a suite of resources for changemakers who are looking to maximize their impact while centering equity, community, & meaningful work, including:
• Colleges & Universities seeking to enhance post-graduate/alumni outcomes
• Employers seeking to enhance equitable employee engagement
• Individuals seeking to successfully secure soulfilling work
Our support is custom & catered to your needs. This can include: offering coaching to your emerging leaders of color, doing an organizational equity audit, or running focus groups to diagnose the root causes of the barriers to your success, then facilitating organizational development exercises to guide you to + through progress.Let us help you build your capacity! Is time your most limited resource? Contract with us for "done for you" support to add a DEI expert to your team!

For colleges + universities

Higher Ed Support

Tired of turnover? Ready to take your student success to the next level? Having supported over 1000 students, staff, faculty, & administrators across functional areas at diverse institutions from Northeastern University to Maryland Institute College of Art, we are poised to help you promote equitable post-graduate outcomes through student + staff-facing offerings, such as a proprietary research-based 10 Cs of Soulfilling Work Curriculum. This "done for you" identity-conscious career coaching program centers first-generation students of color + alumni, but is open to all.
We also offer ongoing training + equity-minded leadership coaching for staff + faculty.

Professional Development for leaders

Employer Support

You + your employees deserve soulfilling work. We offer bespoke trainings, retreats, and implementation support grounded in our research-backed 6 Ps of Equity Priorities model, helping you to promote organizational excellence.

For Individuals

Identity-Conscious Career Coaching

It's time for you to live your best life. Ready to reclaim your power while centering joy, community + soulfillment in your work? We offer 1:1 + Group coaching opportunities that center the intersectional needs of professionals of color.