A Professional Development Program

for Young Professionals and Graduate Students

Live Intentionally • Work at Your Best • Integrate Your Life • Join a Tribe

The DC Accelerator is a 9-month program that enables you to bring an innovative and idealistic approach to your profession.

Monthly workshops and professional coaching help you:

  1. Define a professional vision and strategy
  2. Develop a network of friends and allies
  3. Deepen your focus
  4. Discover hidden motivations and talents

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9 Workshops


August 29
Orientation and Team Building
September 1
Work as a Force for Good
October 6
Personal Discovery
November 3
Find Your Why
January 5
Entrepreneurial Mindset
February 2
Networking Is Relationship Building
March 2
Your Dreams Need Funding
April 6
Professional Compass: Connecting Ideals and Strategies
May 4
Executive Feedback on Your 1-Year Plan


Each session offers guiding principles and practical experience to help you:

  1. Imitate the habits of the best professionals.
  2. Continually improve your ability to lead, think strategically, meet deadlines, manage capital, develop relationships, and abide by ethical principles.
  3. Develop yourself as a person, which will make you a better professional.

Bi-Weekly Coaching

Eddy Moss

CEO of DC Accelerator

Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch

About Eddy

Ana Yrausquin

Certified Life Coach and Resident Counselor

About Ana

Bill Dardis

Teacher, The Heights School

About Bill

Therese Desilets

Law Clerk to Hon. Joseph F. Falvey, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals

About Therese

Natalie Peters

Freelance Art Scholar with multidisciplinary background

About Natalie

Kumar Kibble

CEO of GuideQuest

About Kumar

Patrick Kane

Director, Maximus Federal Services

About Patrick

Regina Bethencourt

Founder & CEO of Tenunto Consulting

About Regina

Apoorva Shah

Principal, Strategy and New Ventures, EAB Global, Inc.

About Apoorva

Julie Larkin

Founder & Executive Director, Girl Talk

About Julie

Stas Cynkar

Project Manager, Resource Environmental Solutions

About Stas

Rob DeSimone

Consultant, Gallup Inc.

About Rob

Barbara Brunner Pereira

International Commercial Property Financing Executive

About Barbara

Pat Kilner

CEO of the Kilner Group and Founder of TowerHill Realty

About Pat

Alexandra Davis

Lawyer and Writer, Davis Legal Media

About Alexandra

The DC Accelerator course has been instrumental in laying the foundation for my future practice. The Optimal Work training helped optimize my professional efficiency and satisfaction. The instructors are inspirational, and the community is excellent. I highly recommend Accelerator for any young professional seeking a practical approach for building their career.

- Matthew DiLizia

Resident Physician in General Surgery/Urology Medstar Georgetown University Hospital