Directory & Faculty Profiles

Janice Cardwell, PhD, MBA

Dr. Jan Cardwell CEO/Founding Partner/ Executive Coach for Conceivers Leadership Development Group. Conceivers Leadership Development Group, an executive think tank that focuses on research, coaching, and training for leaders with a specific focus on women in leadership roles. Dr. Jan has published or presented her research on leadership development at/in several international and national conferences/publications. She is a uniquely experienced leader with 30+ years of leadership experience across industry sectors. Before devoting herself full time to helping women leaders and entrepreneurs to reach their full potential she served as the Vice President of the University of Phoenix-Detroit Campus for 14 years. Additional Leadership service included Chair of the Board of Directors Matrix Human Services. Chair of the International Leadership Association- (ILA) Leadership Development Community. Dr. Jan was awarded for Outstanding Scholarship and Practice with Local Impact (2019) by the ILA Women and Leadership Affinity Group. She holds a Ph.D. from Capella University and an MBA in Global Management from the University of Phoenix

Scholarship & Research



Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
Blog Posts Published


American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies-