Darcie Harris, CEO, EWF International in OKC, OK is a Woman on a Mission to Help Other Women
Darcie Harris is a business consultant, mentor, coach, champion, and advocate for female business owners and executives. As CEO and founder of EWF International™, an Oklahoma City-based company offering peer advisory groups, coaching and consulting for female business owners and executives, Darcie has helped countless women realize their professional dreams. She finds the fulfillment of her own dreams by encouraging women to think big, pursue their passions and achieve their personal best.
An accomplished speaker, consultant, facilitator and trainer, Darcie thrives on helping women grow and challenging them to achieve their personal and professional goals. In particular, she enjoys teaching leadership skills to woman at all stages in their careers, giving them the encouragement, confidence, and inspiration to grow.
As a believer in the mantra, “Do what you love and love what you do,” Darcie has incorporated her love of horses and her experience as an equestrian into her leadership training through a talk encouraging women to embrace their power and use it for the greater good. She weaves her love of movies into a leadership course, using movie clips to demonstrate the qualities of women in leadership roles.
Prior to launching EWF International, Darcie managed a 24 hour a day crisis helpline with a staff of five and 250 volunteers. Under her leadership these volunteers faced the darkest days in Oklahoma history on April 19, 1995.Darcie managed the agency crisis response to community needs following the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building providing support and counseling to countless Oklahomans devastated by the tragedy.
Her previous roles in sales, marketing and management, combined with her love of learning, give Darcie a breadth of experience in entrepreneurship, strategic planning, project management, organizational structure and people-centered management.
Darcie is a respected media resource on women’s leadership and entrepreneurship and a regular editorial columnist for The Journal Record newspaper, the Executive Women’s Journal (published by EWF International), and is widely published on the Internet. She is certified in Conceptual Foundations of Organizational Lifecycles through the Adizes Graduate School for Organizational Transformation.
Darcie’s passion for people and creating a sense of community makes her work a labor of love. She describes her work with women as the most rewarding of her career. She loves to read, walk her dogs, attend yoga classes and especially loves to cook for friends and family, finding every excuse to gather people around a feast.
EWF International™ creates peer advisory forums of up to twelve women in non-competing businesses with diverse backgrounds, skills and strengths. Forum membership is by invitation and membership is renewed annually. More than 80% of the members renew for the next year.
During monthly meetings, participants bring their most important business issues to the group for discussion and feedback. On a rotating basis the members bring their most important business issues to the group for discussion and feedback. This is the place members take off their marketing smiles and tell the truth about the challenges they face.
Strict confidentiality assures that every member can be completely honest, knowing what is said in the meeting stays in the meeting.
As a structured process, each Forum is organized and led by a professional facilitator who understands the role of business owner, CEO or executive. EWF members learn from one another’s real-life challenges, not from theoretical business presentations. They love having access to the pool of experience, wisdom and talents of their peers to help them grow their businesses. Ask the current members and they’ll say they learn from one another’s real-life challenges, not from theoretical business presentations. They love having access to the pool of experience, wisdom and talents of their peers to help them grow their businesses.
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