Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever, Ph.d.
Senior Advisor Business Development, Diversity and Strategic Partnerships
Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever is the Author of the award-winning book, How Exceptional Black Women Lead, and Founder of the Exceptional Leadership Institute, a global personal and professional development firm grounded in the notion that the best leadership is diverse leadership. As such, through virtual and on-site training, workshops and retreats, customized organizational strategy development, and executive coaching specifically tailored to the needs of diverse talent, ELI helps individuals and organizations deliver on the promise and potential that diversity brings. Dr. Avis is also the author or co-author of numerous publications.
Dr. Avis’ distinct perspectives have been shared through a variety of media sources. Currently, she serves as a regular Contributor and Guest Host for TV One’s NewsOne Now with Roland Martin and PBS’ To the Contrary. She’s also been featured in a variety of additional media outlets including CNN, C-Span, BET, BBC, NPR, the Washington Post, the Atlantic and many more and serves as a contributor to The Huffington Post, Black Enterprise and NBC BLK.
Currently, Dr. Avis serves on the Board of Directors of the Voter Participation Center, and Women’s Voices. Women’s Vote. She also serves as the Sr. Public Policy Advisor to the Black Women’s Roundtable, an Affiliated Scholar to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, and as a member of the Closing the Racial Gap Initiative. To find out more or connect with Dr. Avis, log on to www.avisjonesdeweever.com.
Ultimaxx Health is honored to have her.