Andrea Bowens-Jones, Ph.D.
Dr. Andrea, a Ph.D. polymer chemist by training, is a former Procter & Gamble (P&G) Research & Development Section Head. She has managed multi–discipline teams of scientists and engineers to drive technology, formulation, and process development for top personal care brands such as Secret, Old Spice, and Gillette. While at P&G, she developed the Resident Scholar Program (RSP), a unique job-shadowing program for minority youth interested in careers in STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math). RSP, her legacy, has impacted hundreds of minority students who credit their decision to pursue a STEM degree to participation in the program.
After over 15 years, Dr. Andrea left her corporate job to pursue her passion of diversity & inclusion in STEM and professional development. As President/CEO of IDG Vision, LLC and Certified John Maxwell Coach, Speaker, & Trainer, Dr. Andrea inspires, develops, and grows the vision inside of her clients. She delivers customized coaching, mastermind groups, and workshops; specializing in personal growth, leadership, and effective team communication. Dr. Andrea continues to impact diversity in STEM as a consultant working with various organizations across the country.