Erica Walls (formerly Broadus) teaches students to formulate sustainable solutions to complex social problems. 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.