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Janice Cardwell, PhD, MBA

I am an Intersectional Leader (Woman, African American, Middle Class, Senior Citizen). I have thirty-five plus years of leadership experience across industry sectors. I am CEO of Conceivers Leadership and Learning Group. I provide Consulting for Diversity Equity Inclusion, Coaching for Entrepreneurs, and Leadership Education I was an Education Administrator. I retired from a 14-year term as former, Campus Vice President then Campus and Academic Director of the University of Phoenix (UOPX) Detroit Campus (14yrs). I utilized my Doctor of Philosophy in Education to understand the needs of students and education administration. During my tenure I launched the first UOPX Student Council and the first UOPX Faculty Community of Scholars. I am a Research Scholar: My research includes: Woman of Circumstance or Woman of Privilege- Exploring the Impact of Cultural Identifiers on Women’s Leadership Styles- a phenomenological study; Profiles in Courageous Entrepreneurship: A Narrative Study, and more. I am an Author: Most recent publication is in Women Courageous Leading Through the Labyrinth. I penned Chapter Eleven titled Courage a Seven-Letter Word that Saved a Non-Profit – published on Amazon (January 2022). My book, titled Hear Me! See Me! Be Me! Experiences of African American Women in Leadership©, is in production. I have published articles in Phoenix Scholar and the Journal of Leadership Educators I am a Doctoral Chair with the University of Phoenix and Contributing Instructor/and Doctoral Chair with Walden University

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