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Monthly Program: September 2020 (VIRTUAL)

  • 24 Sep 2020
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Virtual via Zoom
  • 67


  • Piedmont Members are welcome to attend all ATD-RTA events free through August 31, 2020.
  • Prospective Member - limit one event per year
  • TODN/ICF Member

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What is the Essence of Coaching?

ATD Capabilities: 

Personal: Collaboration & Leadership, Lifelong Learning

Professional: Career & Leadership Development, Coaching

Organizational: Future Readiness

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In this session, we'll explore what coaching is through presentation and dialogue to uncover the:

  • definition of coaching
  • difference between coaching and other aspects of leadership and professions
  • benefits of coaching
  • various types of coaching
  • typical skill sets coaches use

About the Presenter:

Tracy Jenkins, PH.D., PCC, XCC - Senior Learning and Organizational Development Consultant @ UNC Health

ICF Credentialed Executive Leadership Coach

Tracy helps individuals articulate career aspirations and develop a plan to take effective action in order to manifest change and develop professionally. She utilizes a strengths-based approach to help those she works with recognize their value and effectively communicate this to others.

Through the development of conscious leadership, Tracy works with executive leaders to help them recognize their unique ability to increase their sphere of influence and drive authentic engagement. Through working with her, leaders develop skills to take bold action towards achieving personal, team and corporate goals with integrity and responsibility.


Currently, Tracy serves as an executive leadership coach in her Sr. Learning and OD Consultant role with UNC Health Care. She also owns and operates Tracy Jenkins Coaching LLC as an Executive Leadership and Career Transition Coach for executives in corporations and organizations. She has experience in industry having worked in training and development, as well as clinical research, for GlaxoSmithKline.

With an extensive background in academics and coaching, she has served in various roles as an advisor, professional mentor, professor and academic coach at North Carolina State University and Louisburg College.She is the current President, and past Program Chair, of the International Coach Federation – Raleigh Charter Chapter.

Education and Training

After receiving a doctoral degree from North Carolina State University in Educational Research and PolicyAnalysis, Tracy received her coach training from the Institute for Professional Education in Coaching (IPEC), apremier intensive 9-month coach training school, and Executive Coach (XCC) credential through Assenter Coaching, LLC, an accredited executive coach training program. She is a member of the International Coach

Federation with a Professional Coach Certification (PCC) credential.

Client Base

Tracy has worked with executives in financial, health care, sales management, non-profit and academic organizations in the area of professional and personal transitions.



Networking: 5:30pm-6:00pm

Program: 6:00pm-7:30pm

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