Dr. Kimberly DeSimone, Scholar Warrior

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“Forged in fire and tempered by knowledge”.

Thanks for visiting my site and sharing in my passion for advancing women! I am most passionate about my family, my work and creating social change related to advancing women in the workforce, especially at the highest echelons of leadership.  I have a Doctorate in Leadership and Policy from Niagara University. My dissertation: A phenomenological study of women’s perceptions in navigating the Fortune 500 executive leadership pipeline explores the barriers women face in career advancement.

I have a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) and a Master’s in Organizational Psychology.  My undergraduate degree is in Communications. I am an Assistant Professor at St. Bonaventure University in the Jandoli School of Communications where I serve as full time faculty and as the Jandoli School Diversity Advocate.

I love this quote: Be the kind of women that when your feet hit the floor each morning the devils says “Oh crap, she’s up”!

If you want to get to know me a little bit better, you can check out my digital portfolio here.