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Asila Calhoun

birdSEED Advisory Board

Asila Calhoun is the owner of Calhoun Coaching and Consulting, established in Washington, D.C. in 2016. In 2020, Asila left her 25+ year Human Resources career to focus on Calhoun Coaching & Consulting full-time. Asila’s business and executive coaching practice focuses on partnering with new and emerging leaders and executives who are ready for change. Asila facilitates this change during one-on-one and group coaching sessions with her clients and through her consulting services of delivering leadership training, team facilitation, and diversity, equity and inclusion consulting and training.

Asila has clients from several industries, including biotechnology/clinical research, healthcare, property management, and law, as well as leaders of non-profit organizations and business owners. She worked in Human Resources leadership positions in Washington, D.C, North Carolina, and California in the engineering, clinical research, healthcare software development, and research industries.

Asila earned her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from UC Berkeley, and she holds PHR and SHRM-CP Human Resources certifications. She is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), an Associate Certified Coach (ACC), and a Certified Inclusion Coach (CIC).

Asila previously served on the board of the Triangle Society for HR Management, the NC State SHRM Council, and the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources.

Asila Calhoun
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