Dr. Lorri Sulpizio is the Director of the Conscious Leadership Academy at the University of San Diego, and the founder of the Center for Women’s Leadership at USD. Dr. Sulpizio’s leadership interests include 1) gender dynamics, specifically women, voice, and power; 2) application of group relations theory to the practice of leadership and building effective teams; 3) how authenticity and a balanced sense of self leads to effective leadership; 4) developing confidence, mental strength and team cohesion in athletes.
Dr. Sulpizio is a certified leadership coach and a certified practitioner as a Dare to Lead™ Facilitator based on the research of Brené Brown, certified in the Leadership Circle Profile, the MBTI®, and is a certified leadership coach. She focuses her work on organizations who embrace new ways of leading and living, including education, hospitals, and social enterprise. She created the Cultivate Conscious Kids program to bring a strong sense of self, wellness, and leadership to youth and teens, and works with women leaders to own their stories and find their voice. Lorri believes in great leadership be learned and comes from people making brave choices with in their lives.
Dr. Sulpizio has taught both graduate and undergraduate level courses in leadership, including Gender and Leadership, Women and Leadership, Integral Leadership, and Contemporary Issues in Leadership. She was an associate instructor in the USD Foundations of Coaching and Coaching and Mentoring Course. She has worked with a variety of companies and has done presentations and consulting projects for Qualcomm, Rady’s Children’s Hospital, Torrey Pines Bank, SDSU, UCSD, and several San Diego Schools. She has published chapters and articles on leadership topics in textbooks, journals, and popular press publications.
Lorri has partnered with the University of San Diego to host it's first-ever Dare To Lead™ two-day course. This course will teach you patented techniques and strategies to become the best leader you can be.