EWF is committed to transforming the face of leadership for the next three generations.

For nearly 25 years, EWF International has been helping organizations build more diverse, impactful, and transformational leadership pipelines. We want to change the face of leadership for the next three generations, helping companies build more inclusive, emotionally intelligent, and high-trust leaders.

From Fortune 500s doing things in new ways to PE-backed companies growing fast, early-stage organizations figuring it out to non-profits changing the world, we're here to help organizations equip and empower leaders who can meet those challenges by making an impact and making space for others to live their full value.

We're helping companies build leaders who are not only great for business, but are also great for themselves, their families, their communities, and the world we're building together.

We provide support throughout the leadership lifecycle, from individual contributors to executive leadership, tailored with an eye toward maximizing performance, honing political acumen, and driving the bottom line. We have peer advisory forums for female Executives, curriculum-based leadership development programs for women Emerging Leaders, and immersive, practical leadership development workshops to help companies build inclusive, impactful, high-trust leaders - no matter who they are.

On a mission to change the world

For nearly 25 years, EWF International has guided organizations to build more impactful, inclusive, and diverse leadership pipelines. We want to change the face of leadership for the next three generations. We help shape transformational leaders who are not only great for business, but are also great for themselves, their families, their communities, and the world we’re building together.

Meet our team




Known for her insightfulness, candor, and humor, Jennifer Carter is a proven leader specializing in leadership and business transformation.

Throughout her 20+ year career, Jennifer has had a passion for helping others unleash their potential and businesses increase their impact. Combined with her expertise in business strategy and leadership development, this has led her to help companies build strong, inclusive leadership pipelines, and to help people shatter barriers both personally and professionally.

Prior to joining EWF International, Jennifer was Senior Partner and co-founder of The Shinobi Group, a Dallas-based technology consulting firm focused on digital, agile, and cultural transformation.

Jennifer is a sought-after writer and speaker, an alumnus of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program and writes for the Dallas Business Journal's Leadership Trust.

An unabashed foodie, traveler, and explorer with relentless curiosity about the world, Jennifer loves to lavish attention on her 6 grandsons/godsons with her husband Jack, and is always on the lookout for partnerships and opportunities to help change the world.

Candice Tubera - COO

Candice has a passion for mission-driven organizations, community building, and championing positive change. She is a seasoned advisor that drives strategic leadership to help organizations grow, scale, and acquire. Prior to her role with EWF International, Candice served as Chief Program Officer for UPWARD Women, where she launched nine global chapters, empowering women worldwide.

She is a former registered respiratory therapist, a financial literacy business owner, and the founder of two nonprofit organizations focused on outreach and disaster relief. Outside work, Candice enjoys spending time with her husband and adult children and serves her church in the children's ministry, small groups, and outreach efforts.



Tanis Cornell possesses a broad background in senior leadership positions ranging from Fortune 500 to start-up environments. Featured in Sales and Marketing Management Magazine, Tanis has led organizations in rapidly growing their business and developing the organizational structure needed to succeed. She brings over 25 years of experience in strategic planning, executive management, sales and alliance management, brand management, marketing and communications, change management, entrepreneurship, leadership coaching, and professional facilitation.

Prior to her retirement in 2022, Tanis served as EWF International’s CEO, and now serves on EWF’s Board of Advisors. Tanis is an accredited executive coach, group facilitator, and a certified Lumina Learning practitioner. Tanis is a sought-after speaker on women’s career issues, business growth, and sales and marketing issues.

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