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About Erin




Making Connections-Denver

University of Colorado Boulder

Colorado State University


Colorado Dragon Boat Festival – Emerging Leaders Program

Colorado Nonprofit Association


University of Northern Colorado
Metro Caring
Asian Real Estate Association of America
Cherry Creek Arts Festival

Toyota USA

Korean American Community Foundation of Colorado

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD)

Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities

Environmental Protection Agency

Bonfils-Stanton Foundation

Sister Carmen Community Center

Brown-Forman Corporation

Colorado Festival & Events Association

LEAP (Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics)
University of Colorado Denver
Brewers Association
Sakura Foundation
Metropolitan State University (Denver)

APIA Scholars Leadership Academy


Erin Yoshimura (she/her/hers) is the Principal of Empowerful Changes, LLC, a company that empowers clients through equity training, executive leadership coaching and consulting.

As a life-long learner of equity and belonging, Erin continues her 22-year learning journey whether in DEIB programs, honing leadership and coaching skills, the latest findings in neuroscience and unlearning racism.

She combines her corporate and non-profit experience and her passion for equity and inclusion with training and coaching to teach empowerful leadership and cultural agility skills.

“There’s no ‘I’ in team, but there’s ‘U’ in culture and there’s ‘we’ in empower.”

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Coaches Training Institute – Coaches Certification

Coaches Training Institute – Leadership Program

Organizational and Relationship Systems Coaching Program

Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Certification

Reach Personal Branding – Personal Brand Strategist Certification

Conversational Intelligence Certified Coach

Coaching Return on Investment

Certificate in Mindful Facilitation – Lee Mun Wah | Stirfry Seminars

Certificate in the Foundations of Neuroleadership – Neuroleadership Institute

Narrative Coaching

Coach Master Toolkit

Diversity & Inclusion Certificate – Cornell University

Conflict Resolution – Cornell University


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