Dr. Janice Brewington is chief program officer and director for the center for transformational leadership at the National League for Nursing, where she developed and implemented two yearlong leadership programs. For three years, she previously served the NLN as chief program officer and senior director for research and professional development. Janice was provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. While at NC A&T State University, she had a unique opportunity to be an “executive on loan” for 18 months with the Gillette Company in Boston where she was employed as manager for university relations in talent acquisition, human resources, global shared services, North America.
Dr. Brewington’s educational background includes a BSN degree from NC A&T State University, an MSN degree from Emory University, and a PhD degree in Health Policy and Administration from the School of Public Health, with a minor in Organizational Behavior from the School of Business, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also received a certificate from the Management and Leadership Institute at Harvard University.
A fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, she has provided organizational development consultation services to nonprofit businesses, city and county agencies, and universities in areas such as organization assessment, strategic planning, team building, effective management, conflict management, coaching, communication systems, leadership, consensus building, and program assessment and evaluation. She is also an executive coach. She has been on the consultant staff for numerous group relations conferences in the US, Europe and Asia. As a scholar, she has published articles, recently published a book with Dr. Salvatore Tagliareni, Roving Leadership: Breaking through the Boundaries, and secured over $19 million of grant funding.