Dr. Judith Cardenas is a Leadership and Organizational Performance Expert and a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP). Judith’s academic background includes a doctorate in education administration, as well as a doctorate in training and performance improvement.
She has completed a variety of postdoctoral trainings, including leadership development at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and human performance improvement at the American Society for Training and Development and Human Capital Analytics.
In addition, she holds certification as a Registered Business Coach, Certified Professional for Return on Investment from Villanova University, and a Certified Neuro Coach in the areas of change, transformation, and agility from Harvard University. Her most recent certification is in the area of Innovation, in partnership with IDEO and Experience Point.
Dr. Cardenas’ background includes roles in executive management and oversight of large public institutions where her duties entailed leading a $146 million operational budget plus an additional $30 million of federal funds, $10 million foundational endowment, and a 3000-employee base.
In addition to her diverse expertise in higher education, she has created and delivered training to organizations such as World Bank, United Nations, QVC, Inc., Phillips Semiconductor, U. S. Navy, U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Agency and U.S. Army.