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Meet the Educational Expert, National Motivational Speaker, CEO-Destined for a Dream, Change Agent, and Olympic Hopeful herself!

Erica Waller-Hill is a wife, mother of two, and an Educational Expert for 28 years. Erica is the Owner and Founder of Destined for a Dream Foundation and SpeakLife, LLC; where she has helped thousands of youth and young adults find courage, purpose, and the tools to help them thrive in society.

Waller-Hill is a Bucks County, Pennsylvania native where she received her formal education.  Erica furthered her studies at Widener University in Chester, PA. During her stay at Widener, she studied Early Childhood Education, and Liberal Studies with a concentration in Applied Supervision, as well as achieved a Master's Degree in Administrative Education.  Erica is pursuing her Ed. D. in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Special Education Administration.

Erica has appeared in Ebony Magazine, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Rolling Out Media Company, Bucks County Courier Times, and many television and radio shows. Erica has received countless awards for her leadership and continued service to our nation's youth and young adults.

25+ Years


45,000 +

Educational Leadership


Youth, Young adults, Communities, Schools, and  Community Centers served.

Received M.Ed. in Education from Widener University. Currently pursuing her Ed.D.

Including speaking engagements, talk shows, magazine, etc..

Empowering and providing youth educational resources through Destined For A Dream Foundation 

Past Event Highlights

You may have seen me here!

  • January 30, 2019 - Guest on the Steve Harvey Show 

  • January -June 2019-Dream Academy- SAT/ACT  prep

  • February 27, 2019 -  Speaking engagement at Widener University

  • March  7, 2019 -  Speaking engagement at West Chester University

  • March  20, 2019 - Panelist at The National Council of Negro Women 

  • April 6, 2019 - Workshop facilitator for Links Foundation Leadership event

  • April 24, 2019 - College Summit 

  • April 27, 2019 - Panelist at Widener University's Delta Sigma Theta Sorority " A Seat at the Table"

  • May 16, 2019 - Red carpet spokesperson at Harry S Truman High School

  • September 9, 2019 - Princeton University Keynote (student athletics)

  • September 24, 2019 - Keynote speaker at Temple University's leadership class 

  • November 3, 2019 - Keynote speaker for The Tall Society event

  • December 2019- Assisted over 1,500 youth and families with our Christmas Dream

  • January 2020-December 2023- updating soon!

  • January 2024-BTSD Culture and Climate

  • February 8, 2024, Sherri Shepard Show 

  • February 20, 2024, Guest Speaker (Bristol Township Special Education Parent Advisory)

  • ​February 15, 2024, Bristol Riverside Theatre -Talkback - Facilitator 

  • March 7, 2024 Eagles Leadership Summit Speaker- "Empowering Through Mentorship and Coaching"

  • March 22, 2024, Willingboro School District

  • March 28, 2024 Facilitator - Bucks County Community College - Women's Month

Continuing To Empower

Currently accepting opportunities for conference speaker, college commencement speaker, workshop facilitator, talk show host/guest host, radio guest, and book signing. Please complete the form below and I will get back to you within 48 hours. 

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