“Everyone has a path. It’s my job to ensure you are on the right one.”


Armed with two decades’ leadership development experience and a passion for inspiring others to action, Joyel Crawford launched Crawford Leadership Strategies in 2014. She believes when we rise into our own power, we can live better, more authentic experiences –both personally and professionally. With this belief at heart, Crawford Leadership Strategies has provided leadership development training, career coaching, and speaking events for clients including the U.S. Senate, NASA JPL, The New York Times, ESPN, Intuit, Aramark, SHRM, and numerous schools and universities. As a keynote speaker, TEDx speaker, and leadership consultant, Ms. Crawford’s work enhances clients’ career paths by providing clarity and confidence in identifying and achieving their goals. Having been described as a “Fairygodmentor®” Ms. Crawford has expanded her consulting practice to host the hit podcast “Career View Mirror®” and is the Amazon Bestselling Author of “Show Your Ask: Using Your Voice to Advocate for Yourself and Your Career.”

A Certified Professional Career Coach, Ms. Crawford began her professional career shortly after graduating Cum Laude at Elon University with a Psychology degree as an Isabella Cannon Leadership Fellow. Ms. Crawford obtained her MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a concentration in Management. Her career advice is featured in Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Essence, Newsweek, Huffington Post, The Muse, Girlboss, The Ladders, Yahoo! Finance, Thrive Global, The Chicago Tribune, Capitol Standard, WHYY (NPR), Philadelphia Magazine, XoNecole, Fairygodboss, The Philadelphia Inquirer and many more.

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“To get to where you want to be in your career, you have to take courageous action and use your voice. Joyel Crawford uses her passion for career and leadership development to help readers build momentum by using their voices to advocate for themselves and their careers.”

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