Kerry O'Donnell is a coach, consultant, and trainer with over 20 years of experience. She is a graduate of the Enneagram Professional Training Program and is certified as an Enneagram in Business and Conflict Management Coach.
Kerry works one-on-one with individuals to identify habitual patterns of thinking, feeling and acting that present barriers to growth, and empowers clients to access all three centers of intelligence for expanding awareness and increasing inner knowing. She also teaches the Enneagram to businesses, community groups and continuing education programs, including the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.
Through her career, Kerry served as President of the Falk Foundation providing grants to philanthropic organizations, and Program Manager for Fellowships at the United States Institute of Peace, hosting in-residence diplomats, journalists, academics and government officials addressing international conflicts. She managed the post-doctoral Fulbright exchange program with Latin American countries at the Council for International Exchange of Scholars in Washington, DC, and founded and directed a nonprofit organization using the process of mediation in communities in conflict. While at the American University, she evaluated more than 700 adult, juvenile and tribal Drug Court programs across the country under a contract with the Department of Justice.
Kerry has received the Jefferson Award for Public Service for her ongoing work facilitating face-to-face dialogues between incarcerated offenders and crime victims who request the meeting through the Office of the Victim Advocate in the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. She has served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for abused and neglected children in both Washington, DC and Allegheny County, PA. In her free time, Kerry enjoys taking her miniature horse into the local Children's Hospital to visit with patients.