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Dawn Stone

CEO, The Conflict Chick

Dawn N. Stone is owner of The Conflict Chick, a consulting company that provides training and development for organizations, corporations, teams and individuals that specializes in conflict management, communication, storytelling and diversity, equity and inclusion. Dawn’s 28 years of corporate experience coupled with her MBA in Marketing and MA in Conflict Management has afforded her the opportunity to touch thousands of lives across the US through education and leadership training she provides. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate degree in Leadership where she plans to enhance the organizations and the leaders she serves through curricula, research and development.

Dawn’s passion to develop and train others resulted in several entrepreneurial ventures since the age of 19 and this diversified skill set is leveraged daily.  She has 12 years of adjunct professor experience at the college and community college level in business, entrepreneurship, communications and general education.

Dawn is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, The University of Tennessee in Knoxville, and Lipscomb University’s Institute for Conflict Management. She has served as a certified Rule 31 Mediator in the State of Tennessee and a certified Circle Facilitator through The Circle Center Inc. These certifications make it easier for her to bring peace to communities across industries and organizations.

In her spare time she enjoys family outings and volunteering in the community. Current and former employers include Center for Nonprofit Management, People3, Inc, Dismas House Nashville, Tennessee Prison Outreach Ministry, The Higher Education Initiative of TN, Nashville State Community College, National College, Austin Peay State University, YMCA of Middle Tennessee, Dell, Home Depot, Alive Hospice, Nabisco, Coca-Cola, Nortel Networks and several start-ups.

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