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Digital Empowerment Toolkit Now Available!

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Nan Crawford

About Me: 

Nan Crawford is expert in how to increase your influence. She specializes in coaching visionary leaders to deliver high-stakes presentations and high-impact conversations. Nan helps clients leverage their strength, wisdom and creativity so they inspire audiences to take meaningful action.
In addition to a long client list with organizations and individuals, Nan has worked with The Bridgespan Group, Institute of Noetic Sciences, Rudolf Steiner Foundation, World Pulse and V-DAY on issues of economic, environmental and social justice.
As a presenter, Nan has shared the stage with Christine Arylo, Peter Block, Lisa Ling, Dan Pink, Robert Reich, Anna Deveare Smith, Bill Strickland, Marci Shimoff, SARK, David Whyte and Ben Zander.
In her role as the Main-Stage Director for The Bioneers conference on sustainability, Nan has coached luminaries such as: Janine Benyus, Majora Carter, Eve Ensler, Gloria Feldt, Jane Goodall, Van Jones, Dune Lankard, Jensine Larsen, Elizabeth Lindsey, Michael Pollan, Kavita Ramdas, Nina Simons, Lynne Twist & Dr. Andrew Weil. Nan coached social entrepreneur Eve Blossom to craft and deliver her courageous talk for TEDIndia and helped Annie Leonard take the stage for her appearance on The Colbert Report.
Nan has served on the Executive Education Faculty at Columbia, Duke, Harvard and UC Berkeley. She is a cum laude graduate with a BFA in Theatre from the University of Texas and holds an MA in Organization Development from CIIS.

My Passions: 
Amplifying Women's Voices, Gardening, Eating good food with good friends, Playing with my dog
My Challenges: 
I'm sleepy
My Vision for the Future: 
peace. freedom. connection.
My Areas of Expertise: 
Delivering high stakes presentations & important interviews with clarity, courage & creatiity

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