Candace Washington | Profile
Chief Learning Officer, Pivotal Impact Learning
University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign
Generated up to 120% increase in performance of young talent within client organizations.
Pivotal Impact Learning
Leadership and professional development guru Candace D. Washington equips emerging leaders with real-world skills to navigate real-world challenges and hit the ground running in life and career. As a diverse leader, having learned the hard way from years struggling post undergrad to succeed in the marketplace, Candace teaches skills beyond book smarts pivotal to leadership success like how to build winning relationships, emotional intelligence, self-awareness, effectively communicate, influence up, and cope with culture shock in non-diverse environments, among others. Organizations partner with Pivotal Impact to accelerate success of emerging leader’s by building capacity for individual and organizational effectiveness. She has lived the lessons she teaches and is committed to demystify the workplace helping future leaders navigate smarter, farther, and faster.
Before launching Pivotal Impact, Candace served as Senior Lead of Training and Development at the University of Chicago. She holds over 15 years of experience in Fortune 500 companies, not-for- profit organizations, and higher education institutions