Jennifer Pawlitschek is an executive coach, consultant and trainer, specializing in leadership and communication skills for STEM and other technical professionals.

Featured in the New York Times for her communications consulting work with international professionals, Jennifer has worked in many sectors, including corporate, legal, government and not-for-profit.  Jennifer’s passion is to empower individuals with the skills they need to advance in their careers, and she delivers training that is responsive to clients’ needs, goals and individual learning styles. She specializes in working with people in STEM or other technical fields.

Jennifer has experience leading trainings on the following topics:

Business Writing

Presentation Skills

Persuasion and Influence

Learning an American Accent

Listening Skills

Creativity/Innovation Skills

Interpersonal Communication Skills

Conflict Management

Vocal Health/Improvement

ESL Fluency (Corporate/Diplomat)

Her clients include many international corporate professionals, for whom she tailors trainings to help them excel in American culture.  Jennifer’s clients tend to be highly skilled and need only communication skills to move up in their careers.

Jennifer also works in creativity and innovation training, designing and delivering workshops for science and technology professionals.  Her results-oriented trainings give participants the tools they need to solve problems effectively in new ways.

Jennifer has worked with (a partial list):

Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science

Alix Partners



Red Scout


New York Public Library

United Nations

Association of Environmental Sciences and Studies

Ardour Capital Investments


Lehman Brothers

Red Lobster

Sogetti, USA

NY State Office of the Comptroller

South Korean Diplomatic Corps

National Council of Community Justice

Jennifer has also taught at Long Beach City College, Pace University and City University of New York. In her one-on-one consulting, she has served individual clients from around the world both worked in-person and via videoconferencing.

Prior to her career in corporate training, Jennifer worked in the legal industry as a legal writer. She earned her MFA in Drama from UC Irvine and has been a professional actor/writer for many years. While at UC Irvine, she studied teaching and learning theory and group training design and implementation with UCI’s Learning Center. She then developed trainings for her department in these same subject areas, as well as in the areas of diversity and academic issues.

Jennifer can be reached via email here.