Ella Bell Smith
Ph.D., Professor of Business Administration ASCENT-Leading Multicultural Women to the Top; Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College
Ella L.J. Edmonson Bell is a Professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. She is also an author, managerial consultant, national recognized researcher, and advocate on women’s workplace issues. She is the co-author of Our Separate Ways: Black and White Women and the Struggle for Professional Identity. Her second book is Career GPS. As a nationally respected managerial consultant, Ella has shared her expertise and knowledge on discriminatory barriers in the workplace, strategic leadership, managing inclusion, and work-life balance with corporate leaders across the country.
Ella’s scholarly work has been reported in the Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The Los Angeles Times, The Charlotte Business Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Newsweek, Working Women, Business Week, Black Enterprise and Essence Magazines. She is considered by industry and the academy to be one of the leading experts in organizational change, and the management of race, gender and class in organizational life. In addition, Ella appeared on CNN’S Democracy in America ’96 as a nationally recognized expert of race relations in the workplace.