Bonnie Carb is a certified professional coach who focuses on leadership coaching for emerging and mid-level women leaders so that they lead via their resonant style with purpose and confidence. They become empowered to access work-life balance in parenting, relationships, and career. Clients become equipped with skills such as better self-care, mastering difficult conversations and bold negotiations in their toolbox. Bonnie enables women professionals to start a new business, change careers and communicate with confidence.
Bonnie focuses on leadership development that enables clients to be empowered, confident, connect meaningfully with others, align with their values and to see things from unique perspectives. Clients learn more about who they are, feel confident, are able to step out of their comfort zones. They stride into powerful and meaningful decision making. Bonnie designs an alliance and creates a safe space in partnership with clients. Her coaching brings answers to the surface; moving them forward confidently, powerfully and competently. She collaborates with clients as they find ways to lead from their strengths. They discover their unique, resonant leadership style.
Bonnie brings 30 years of experience as a coach, facilitator, teacher and trainer with diverse people. Before officially becoming a coach, Bonnie spent 16 years as a Training and Curriculum Specialist. She trained and coached 100's of Air Force child development management and teaching staff in reaching goals such as communicating with parents, managing a classroom, individualized curriculum observation, and planning for young children. She is an award-winning professional with more than sixteen years of experience in coordinating and providing oversight for educational programs; known for strong leadership and collaboration skills.
Bonnie successfully coached women survivors of abuse for a company in Washington, D.C. She created, managed and facilitated, "Lean In, Winchester!" in 2014. This support group helped local women professionals in leadership. She worked alongside them so that they were able to deal with gender bias, communicate with confidence, harness the power of stories, receive and give feedback and more! She currently coaches for, "Women for Change Coaching Community.", helping women desiring to make a positive change for themselves.
Bonnie is a Certified Professional Coactive Coach (CPCC) through the Coaches Training Institute (CTI) and is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) via the International Coaching Federation (ICF). She has a BA degree in Sociology from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.
Bonnie is originally from Alexandria, Virginia and has lived in Heidelberg, Germany. She currently resides in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley in Virginia. Bonnie enjoys listening to music and playing the violin. She performed in school orchestras, sung with a choir and a small folk group. She is an exercise guru, loves meditation, walking, and yoga. She also has an interest in photography and loves to photograph nature and outdoor scenery.