2016 SPEAKERS

Anita Polite-Wilson, Ph.D.
Dr. Anita Polite-Wilson, or Dr. Anita as she is affectionately known, is the developer and facilitator of Gifted 2 Shift Transformations, a series of collaborative self-discovery workshops that result in a truly transformative experience for individuals and groups.

She is an organizational development professional with over 20 years of experience working with corporate, government, and non-profit entities. Dr. Anita's engaging facilitation style skillfully blends insightful instruction and conversational coaching, a technique which sets her apart from all others.

Her research has shown that people who feel connected through joint dialogue will discover that the answers to common challenges are found within individuals, teams, and organizational systems.

Dr. Anita's goal is to create a dynamic learning environment that demonstrates the core values of Comfort, Community, and Commitment by:

  • Making it comfortable for people to connect through joint dialogue
  • Building community as people find answers to common challenges together
  • Promoting commitment to self-discovery by encouraging individual reflection

Dr. Anita holds a B.S. in Management from Pepperdine University, and an M.A. in Organizational Leadership from Biola University along with an M.A. and Ph.D. in Human and Organization Systems from Fielding Graduate University. Additionally, she is an iPEC Certified Professional Coach, a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, and an Energy Leadership Index Master Coach.