Director of Administrative Operations
Dr. Melinda Johnson has spent more than a decade working in higher education, focusing on leadership and management to support initiatives designed to address gender and racial inequality. She provides strategic leadership and guidance as the Director of Administrative Operations at Drexel University’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, where she also supports Vision 2020, a national women’s equality initiative.
In her work with Vision 2020, Dr. Johnson has focused primarily on aligning fiscal resources and programmatic goals which resulted in several educational programs and events, including the Vision 2020 National Congress, Toast to Tenacity™, HERstory Hunt and Women 100.
Dr. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Stanford University, a Master of Science in Higher Education and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Management from Drexel University.