Dr. Richardson is recognized as a thought leader within the career development community. Her focus is on work – the power of work in our lives. Her talks include her personal journey as an 18 year old mother, youngest of nine, and her North Philadelphia roots, and how they helped to shape the meaning and purpose that fueled her career journey. Helen bootstrapped her way to a successful consulting practice. From her academic background and her experiences as HR manager, and as a career, life and executive coach, Dr. Richardson addresses strategies for a more positive and personally fulfilling work experience for leaders, youth, professionals and individuals. She shares inspiring stories that bring her two models for personal and professional development A New Way to Think About Work™ and Find Your Wings™ alive.
Dr. Richardson is a frequent presenter at colleges and universities, workforce development programs, and leadership and women’s forums.
Dr. Richardson has a doctorate in organizational and training from Temple University. She is an adjunct instructor in Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (PCOM) graduate program in organizational development.