Terri Houston

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    • Terri Houston's details
      • Country: United States
      • Region: Durham, NC
      • Studies: Motivational Speaker, Life Coach
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    Terri C Houston, MA, CLC

    Terri Houston is an esteemed teacher and trainer of students, college administrators, and business professionals.  With 30 years of public and private sector experience, coupled with her enthusiastic leadership style, Terri has helped countless universities, non-profits and businesses build strong inclusive organizations and assisted thousands in finding their purpose and visions. 

    Most recently, Terri oversaw Portland Oregon’s Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts.  She previously served for over 13 years as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Senior Director for Recruitment and Multicultural Programs. She also worked at Iowa State University as an Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Activities and Leadership at Ferris State University where she founded the You Beautiful Black Woman organization, which has chapters on 6 campuses throughout the state of Michigan. A native of Chicago, she has traveled around the world through the University of Virginia’s Semester at Sea Program.  She holds a Bachelor’s from Loras College and a Master’s from Central Michigan University.  She is a certified diversity and Safe-zone trainer and professionally accredited through the Central Association of College and University Business Officers.  She currently serves as a faculty member with the Center for Leadership Development. Terri frequently consults and lectures around the country on topics ranging from leadership, diversity & inclusion development, organizational, educational & professional advancement and personal & spiritual engagement.                               

    As a certified Guardian ad Litem and Life Coach, Terri wholeheartedly believes no power is greater than the higher power within. A widely sought speaker, her energetic and humorous message of visionary leadership will entertain as well as educate.


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