"a fiery beacon"
Dr. Brandi Baldwin is the founder and CEO of Millennial Ventures Holdings, a leadership advising firm for startups founded by women and people of color. She's a college professor turned entrepreneur who is becoming a well-respected voice on leadership ethics, millennial engagement, diversity equity and inclusion, and the future of work.
Dr. Brandi's noteworthy accomplishments include being appointed to Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's Millennial Advisory Commission, being named one of Philadelphia's Most Influential African Americans, receiving Philadelphia Business Journal's 40 Under 40 award, and the 2019 Diversity and Inclusion Outstanding Ally honor from the Philadelphia Inquirer.
She is an alumnus of Temple University, having received an undergraduate degree in Psychology, a Master's in Organizational Development, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy. Dr. Brandi has held teaching positions at institutions such as Temple University, Lancaster Bible College, and Johns Hopkins. Most recently, she was invited to join the teaching team at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
To date, she has given over 200 presentations and keynotes and is tapped by organizations such as Comcast, Discover, and the Federal Government to share her unconventional insights on leadership, entrepreneurship, and business.
Dr. Brandi is the author of "Put in Work: Gain Respect, Influence Others, and Get Results as a New Leader", and is set to publish her second book, "Career Therapy" in the Summer of 2020.
She is a mother of two and attributes her Christian faith for keeping her focused, grounded, and committed to excellence in all that she does. Although her worldly accomplishments are noteworthy, Dr. Brandi believes that she was put on this earth to impact, not to impress.