Emerge / Political Coach - (California)
Erika Feresten is the Co-host on "Jeff's World" on America's Talk Channel, Pledged Delegate for Bernie Sanders from California CD 33 and the 1st Vice President of the Pacific Palisades Democratic Club.
Erika Feresten is also one of the foremost executive coaches in the political arena. Her clients have included members of the United States House of Representatives, state legislators from across the country, city leaders in Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C. as well as candidates during their runs for political office.
As a Political Leadership Coach, Erika uses her extensive experience in public media to support those entering and residing in the “glass houses” of public life. Erika equips her clients to navigate through the blessings and challenges of living in the limelight and to establish a positive work-life balance.
Co-author of the groundbreaking book Winning Without Compromising Yourself: Unlocking Personal and Professional Mastery in the Political Arena (Salon Press, 2007), Erika introduced political coaching to the public and visionary leaders. One British MP called the book “a terrific manual for political leaders who are willing to be “learners”…hiring a [political] coach…can turn their lives around, both professionally and personally.” With this book and her company, Erika aims to make a positive impact on our country’s political process. Specially, she seeks to reconnect public servants with their higher purpose and inspire them to be of service to the greater good.
Erika is a certified trainer for the National Women’s Political Caucus and a former Advisory Board member for the Young Progressive Majority (YPM) where she promoted ways to increase political participation of our nation’s young adults.
For more than a decade, the International Coaching Federation (ICF) has recognized Erika as a professionally certified coach. In addition to her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, Erika has sought out additional training and experience through the Foundation for Inspired Learning.
Office Phone: (323) 687-9799