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I'm Leilani, an expert in leadership and communication.
Dr. Leilani Carver-Madalon is a Communication Strategist, Leadership Expert and Professor who seeks to empower others through pragmatic communication strategies and effective leadership tactics. Leilani is an Associate (tenured) Professor of Strategic Communication and Leadership at Maryville University. She has served as an expert on sites such as Forbes.com, The Hill.com, Parentology.com, FoxNews.com and on KSDK TV 5 News in Saint Louis. Leilani was awarded Maryville’s Women of Distinction Award in 2017 and in 2018 was a recipient of the Maryville Faculty Academic Spotlight Award for empowering women at Maryville through her work with the Women’s Leadership Mentorship Committee.
Before earning her Ph.D., Professor Carver worked for eight years in prestigious communication roles in varying industries, such as Banking, Consulting and Mobile Technologies. Additionally, Dr. Carver-Madalon has lived and worked abroad in both Taiwan and China and has taught university courses in China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Switzerland, England, Australia, France and Italy. Leilani has also earned an international certification through the Hofstede Institute in Finland in Organisational Culture.
This past summer Dr. Carver-Madalon created and led a study abroad program with graduate students in London and Paris where they conducted interviews with women executives. Additionally, she delivered a Tedx Gateway Arch talk last December titled: Scripts that Ignite your Power. Based on her research findings and her own experiences, Dr. Carver is now writing a book on leadership and empowerment.
January 18, 2022
National Charity League-Gateway
November 16, 2021
Bank of America's Women's Empowerment Network
June 15 & 17, 2021
May 15, 2021
Edward R. Murrow Journalist's International Volunteer Leadership Program
April 27, 2021
International Spouse MeetUp Group & International Mentoring Group
November 14, 2020
U.S. State Department International Leadership Volunteer Program
August 21, 2020
Gender Inclusion in Pakistan's Workplace, a Project for Pakistan
U.S. State Department International Volunteer Leadership Program