About Dr. Dawn

Dawn Graham, PhD, LP, is one of the nation’s most sought after career experts. As the Career Director for The MBA Program for Executives at The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania, she partners in setting strategy and supporting the EMBA students in achieving their career objectives through extensive programming and individual coaching.

Additionally, Dr. Dawn hosts a national call-in radio show on SiriusXM (Channel 132) “Career Talk,” writes regularly for Forbes.com under their leadership channel, and teaches persuasive speaking to Wharton students through the Management Department.

Dr. Dawn’s new book, Switchers: How Smart Professionals Change Careers and Seize Success (HarperCollins/AMACOM 2018) leverages her experience as a career coach for a top 3 global business institution, licensed psychologist, and former corporate recruiter to empower professionals to take charge of their careers. Offering fresh approaches, psychological insights and a roadmap to success, Switchers is packed with actionable tips and useful tools that guide readers to determine their next move and execute a plan to get there using proven techniques.

Earlier in her career, Dr. Dawn held successful roles at Korn Ferry (formerly Personnel Decisions International), where she moved from providing executive consulting and coaching services to building and implementing the firm’s global talent resource allocation infrastructure; and Arthur Andersen, AT&T Corp and Lee Hecht Harrison, where she gained experience transforming policies and practices, analyzing and nurturing talent, and understanding both company and individual career needs.

A licensed psychologist, she holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Denver, a Master’s degree in Organizational Development from the Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Seton Hall University.

As a keynote speaker, Dr. Dawn empowers audiences to take charge of their careers and learn critical strategies to attain success in today’s ever-shifting job market. Whether you’re a company facing change such as a merger, acquisition or reorganization, or an association or academic institution on a mission to equip your members or students to succeed, Dr. Dawn gives professionals a candid overview of today’s landscape and the tools to navigate the ambiguity.

Her key speaking topics include:

  • How to Be a Successful Switcher
  • Empowering Employees in Uncertain Times
  • Networking for Introverts
  • Branding for Career Success
  • Psychology: Your Advantage in the Job Search

If you would like to inquire about Dr. Dawn Graham’s availability for media appearances, speaking engagements or interviews, please reach out.

Dawn Graham, PhD, LP
Author & Host of Career Talk
on SiriusXM Radio

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