Azadeh Davari, PhD

Leadership Consultant

Experience Azadeh is a certified executive leadership coach with over 10 years of experience in developing and conducting personal and organizational leadership programs with a deep reflective approach to raise consciousness. Award-winning trainer with a successful record of founding and facilitating over 100 local and international leadership capacity building workshops for professionals in fields of human resources, science, technology, engineering, startups, education, and healthcare; and for organizations such as UNICEF, WHO, multinational corporations, NGOs, and universities. She is a researcher with diverse academic background from leading universities in the United States, Europe and the Middle East, with a focus on intercultural understanding and diversity. As an organizational consultant and coach, her interest is to create a deeper understanding of self, others, groups and system to develop intercultural dialogue and collaboration. Her passion is to increasingly attend issues of diversity, inclusion, equality, social justice, conflict management, women empowerment, mindfulness, consciousness, and reflective practices in leadership and organizational change. Her diverse background of education and global experience is significant to her style of program design, coaching, and facilitation. Current Role

  • Leadership Solutions Facilitator for Center for Creative Leadership, San Diego
  • Adjunct Faculty, University of San Diego, School of Leadership and Education Sciences
  • RISE San Diego, Faculty and Coach
  • Middle-East Nutrition Leadership Program, Co-founder and Lead Faculty
Educational Background Azadeh received her doctorate in Leadership Studies with a focus on Organizational Leadership and Consulting from University of San Diego, where her dissertation work was focused on culturally-based leadership perspective. Prior to her doctrate studies, she completed two years of Nonprofit Leadership and Management MA courses and a certification in Executive Leadership Coaching at the University of San Diego. She holds a Masters and Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology Engineering. She has a Diploma in Food and Nutrition Security from Wageningen University in The Netherlands; and is an alumni of Asia Pacific Leadership Program at East West Center, Honolulu. Professional Affiliations Center for Creative Leadership                                                                                                                University of San Diego, School of Leadership and Education Sciences. International Leadership Association (ILA) Group Relations International