EDWARDYNE COWAN brings over 20 years of experience in theatre, training, and development to her executive coaching work.
Her special interest is in helping people change their communication behaviors through increased self awareness, strategic and conscious decision making, practice, and positive reinforcement. She has extensive experience helping individuals and teams meet the demands of communicating virtually and across cultures. She brings a unique combination of positive energy, sensitivity, and a passion for excellence to her coaching work with various leaders from the corporate, government, and non-profit sectors.
A sample of her clients include Achievement First, Center Against Domestic Violence, Columbia University, Disney, GAP, Goldman Sachs, Harvard Business School, Hour Children, IBM, J&J, Kilpatrick Stockton, MetLife, NASA, NYCDOE, and Teach for America.
As an actress and singer, Edwardyne starred opposite Richard Chamberlain in the Broadway and European productions of “My Fair Lady.” She played Christine in the German production of “Phantom of the Opera” and appeared as both Mother and Emma Goldman in the final tour of “Ragtime.” She was a principal actress in the film “Fermat’s Last Tango” and may be heard on that show’s cast recording. She has performed at Carnegie Hall, Off-Broadway, and in theaters across the United States.
At the New York Aquarium, Edwardyne worked with sea lions, dolphins, and beluga whales, and learned the art of operant conditioning and the importance of positive reinforcement in all training Edwardyne graduated magna cum laude with a double major in Mathematics and Political Science from the College of New Rochelle. She is a member of Actors’ Equity Association and SAG-AFTRA, and currently lives in Manhattan with her twin teenage daughters.