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Areas of Expertise
Social entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, corporate-social collaborations, women’s empowerment
Erica Walls (formerly Broadus) teaches students to formulate sustainable solutions to complex social problems. She specializes in courses that encourage students to formulate positive, sustainable solutions to complex social problems – including Organizing for Social Justice, Introduction to Human Services, Introduction to Public Service, and Social Entrepreneurship. Erica earned a master of public affairs in nonprofit management from Indiana University, as well as a bachelor of science degree in marketing. She earned a PhD in Social Policy & Gender Studies from The George Washington University Trachtenberg School of Public Policy & Public Administration. Her research and teaching focus on social entrepreneurship, U.S. social welfare policy, and global initiatives that promote gender equality. Erica has worked extensively in the for-profit, nonprofit, and public sectors in the areas of research, development, marketing, and evaluation. She has worked for large corporate entities, in higher education, and with a host of nonprofits, and has consulted for the Urban Institute, U.N. Foundation, U.S. Department of Labor, and Cancer Support Community. Erica advocates for women’s health and has led leadership programs on self-esteem, goal-achievement, and strategic planning.
Gender dynamics of social enterprise
PhD in Social Policy & Gender Studies from The George Washington University Trachtenberg School of Public Policy & Public Administration
MPA in Nonprofit Management from Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs
BS in Marketing from Indiana University Kelley School of Business
Broadus, Erica D. Does Gender Matter? A Feminist Exploration of the Financial Performance of Social Enterprise. Diss. The George Washington University, 2019.
Pandey, S., Pandey, S., Breslin, R., Broadus, E. "Public service motivation research program: Key challenges and future prospects." Chapter 19 (2017): 314-332.
Steurle, E., Cordes, J., Broadus, E. "New ways of Creating social value." Nonprofits and Government: Collaboration and Conflict (2016): 263.
Social impact methods/strategies through entrepreneurship, community engagement, and women’s empowerment.
Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society
George Washington University Provost’s Graduate Fellowship, 2014-2019
Pi Alpha Alpha Global Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration
IUPUI Lilly Family School of Philanthropy Alumni Association Scholarship
HSSJ 4198: Social Entrepreneurship