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My name is Eris Eady (she|they)

I’m obsessed with helping people reach their personal, business, professional and organizational goals. Sitting at the intersection of arts and activism, I revel in using multimedia art, leadership development and service learning to effect change in the City of Cleveland and beyond. This has been my passion for over twenty years. 


As an executive coach, I work with individuals at every stage of their careers to realize their goals. As an artist and organizer, I use poetry and creative non-fiction to tell compelling stories. And as an advocate, I work with survivors to prioritize healing. 

I currently serve as Chief Equity and Learning Officer for Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio. I love corny jokes, I’m the pet parent to Bayard Ruxpen the Cat and I’m a proud member of Alpha Zeta Gamma Sorority, Incorporated.


Content Strategy  Writing, Storytelling & Poetry
Stage Management & Hosting
  Domestic Violence High Risk Assessment
Certified HIV Counselor
Strategic Planning & Data Management
Program & Curriculum Development
  Assessment and Evaluation
Coalition Building
   Creative Initiatives

Work Experience


Chief Equity & Learning Officer 

Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio


Digital Organizing Manager

Alliance for Safety & Justice


Program Director

LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland

& Certificates

Class of 2018

Masters of Positive Organizational Development & Change

Case Western Reserve University

Class of 2009

Bachelor's of Arts Public Relations

Notre Dame College of Ohio


  • Emotionally Intelligent Leadership & Executive Coaching

  • Appreciative Inquiry, Positive Business and Societal Change

& Publications 

Eight Never Comes   Journey to Whole: Excerpts, Essays & Exhales  Womannish: Redefining Womanhood in a World That Won’t Make Room  BRUH: Poems to Pay for Alimony

JUNETEENTH4me: A healing experience  Strange7Fruit: earrings & accessories

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