We are all superheroes. We are those people who possess abilities beyond those of ordinary people, typically using our strengths (mental and/or physical) to make the world a better place. This often entails fighting crime, fixing office machinery, finding the lost shoe or sock, empowering others, raising a family, and so many other things. So, why is it so hard for us to acknowledge our greatness?
This workshop will challenge you to recognize and celebrate the superhero that you are. You will create your logo, explore your superpowers, and dance to your theme song. All theme songs will be curated into one list that you will be able to listen to over and over again as a reminder of the superhero that you are.
Dr. Doretha Walker Bio
Dr. Walker is an Army veteran who received her PhD in Public Policy and Administration from Walden University, specializing in Public Management and Leadership. She received her Master’s of Public Administration (MPA) from Ball State University while on active duty in the US Army as a maintenance officer and her Bachelors of Science degree in Secondary Education from the University of Alabama.
She is the Chief Mission Officer of the Central Alabama YWCA. She is the Chief Mission Officer of the Central Alabama YWCA. She leads programs that are carrying out the mission of the organization, providing strategic leadership and day-to-day management oversight of Domestic Violence & Shelter Services, Family & Community Empowerment, Child Development Services, Social Justice & Advocacy, and Grants Administration. She is also responsible for program development and continuous quality improvement, developing the programs budgets and staff to support the YWCA mission and ensuring the capture of quantifiable metrics supporting tracking success toward the program goals and accountability to evaluate the effectiveness of programs.
She is a public speaker, author of Success by Association, Success by Acclamation, The Traits that built African American Women Leaders in the Area of Governance in South Carolina, an academic ebook, a frequent guest columnist in the Moxie section and book reviewer in the Post and Courier, former regular contributor to Living Roots magazine and a guest blogger on several sites. She is an athlete running 9 marathons, 25 half-marathons, and three triathlons. She holds certifications in yoga and spinning.
As an independent scholar she engaged in intellectual activism by conducting and designing research. Implements laborative investigation studies as part of an interdisciplinary research team including executing exhaustive literature reviews and producing. written and oral communication of scholarly work research presentations and publications. As the former Program Director, College of Business at South University in Savannah she taught undergraduate and graduate-level business classes as well as master’s and doctorate level classes in public and business administration.