Diane L. Dixon, EdD, is a leadership and organization development educator and consultant. She has more than 30 years of experience in the field of human and organizational learning, focusing on leadership and organization development, managing change and transitions, team development, and training and staff education in organizations of various sizes and complexity. Dr. Dixon has served on the boards of organizations and also worked with nonprofit boards at different stages of strategic planning. Before becoming a consultant, she was director of human resource development for the former Helix Health System (Union Memorial Hospital and Franklin Square Hospital Center, now part of MedStar Health) and worked in training and development positions for two global corporations, McCormick & Company and Warner-Lambert, Parke-Davis Group. Dr. Dixon is a lecturer at the University of Maryland School of Public Health, where she has taught healthcare leadership and communications for the master of health administration program. Previously, she was an adjunct instructor at Johns Hopkins University, where she taught leadership and organizational behavior in the former Business of Medicine Program and business communication in the Carey Business School. Dr. Dixon has given numerous leadership presentations on transformational leadership and managing organizational change and transitions. She has also presented on board diversity and inclusion for the International Leadership Association. Dr. Dixon holds a doctorate in education from the Executive Leadership in Human and Organizational Learning Program at George Washington University, a master of education degree in administration from Loyola University Maryland, and a bachelor of arts in sociology from Howard University.