Erika R. Burnett
Erika R. Burnett is the founder and principal trainer for The Burnett Group, LLC whose mission is to inspire professionals, deepen impact, and challenge the status quo. With over 15 years experience in direct service, volunteer engagement, and nonprofit management, she specializes in a variety of topics, including: strategic planning and board development, civic engagement, youth development, leadership exploration, and understanding and working across lines of difference. Erika has built on her M.Ed in Community Development Action from Vanderbilt University to become a leader in stakeholder engagement, leadership development, and coalition building from her base in Nashville, TN, including the newly formed Women of Color Collaborative.
Founder and principal trainer for The Burnett Group, LLC, with a mission to inspire professionals, deepen impact, and challenge the status quo of service delivery in middle Tennessee and surrounding areas
Launched the Women of Color Collaborative, an intentional incubator for women, curating supportive spaces and opportunities for collaborators to work, play, and build together while centering their identities
Affiliate Director for Communities in Schools of Tennessee at Nashville (CISTN), supporting a team of direct service providers working to eliminate barriers for our most vulnerable scholars within Metro Nashville Public Schools
Previously served as Senior Director of Programs with Hands On Nashville B.A. in English Education from Tennessee State University
M.Ed. in Community Development Action from Vanderbilt University