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Evidence Based Coaching Symposium

Hosted by Fielding Graduate University.

Set yourself apart from others in the field with an Evidence Based Coaching (EBC) certificate. This multidisciplinary-based coach certification program can be completed in one year through a combination of online, teleconferencing, and face-to-face sessions. Fielding’s EBC is an ICF Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP)


For over 25 years, Charlyn's work and expertise have been in human and organizational development in both non-profit and for-profit organizations.  Her lifework and primary focus is supporting the personal and professional development of African American women leaders in organizations as well as in communities.  Dr. Green Fareed founded a non-profit dedicated to serving the whole-life development of African American women and conducts action research on culturally-based health and wellness issues related to Black women.  Dr. Green Fareed holds a doctorate in Human & Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University.  She completed coaching certifications from the Evidence Based Coaching Program of Fielding Graduate University, the Center for Credentialing & Education, and Trauma-Informed Coach from Moving the Human Spirit.  Charlyn is...

Dr. Kevin Nourse is a seasoned executive and team coach with a passion for supporting high-potential leaders' success in transition. Before launching his practice in 2001, Kevin worked in several roles, including information technology, finance, and human resources. Kevin teaches with the Fielding Evidence-Based Coaching program and is a member of several leading professional associations, including the American College of Healthcare Executives, American Society of Association Executives, and the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration. He previously worked as an adjunct faculty with the Georgetown University Leadership Coaching program. Dr. Nourse earned his Ph.D. from Fielding Graduate University in 2009 and an M.A. in Human Resource Development. He is a professional certified coach (PCC) and co-authored an award-winning book...

Ilene Wasserman, President of ICW Consulting Group, specializes in systemic approaches to organizational consulting, leadership development and executive coaching. She is on the cutting edge of research and practice in strength-based methodologies, capacity building, communication strategies and relational leadership development focusing on equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI). She also teaches courses at the graduate level. Ilene is a Senior Fellow with the Wharton Leadership Program, lead executive coach for AMP, and coaches with the WEXL and MBA programs and Center for Creative Leadership. She is the co-author of Communicating Possibilities: A Brief Introduction to the Coordinated Management of Meaning, and Peer Coaching at Work: Principles and Practices; she edits and writes for the Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner, and has authored articles and...