Erica Walls

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Erica Walls


Email: Erica Walls
409 N, 801 22nd St. NW Washington DC 20052

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.


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

Social entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, corporate-social collaborations, women’s empowerment


Gender dynamics of social enterprise


Cordes, J., Steuerle, E., Dietz, N., Broadus, E. (2016). New ways of Creating social value. Nonprofits and Government: Collaboration and Conflict, 263.

Barnow, B., Broadus, E. (2017). Career Pathways for Youth: Implementation Evaluation.  U.S. Department of Labor Research Study.

Pandey, S. K., Pandey, S., Breslin, R., & Broadus, E. (2017). Public service motivation research program: Key challenges and future prospects. Chapter, 19, 314-332.

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