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Dr. V Brooks Dunbar (Dr V) is the CEO & Founder of The Center For Confidence (thecenterforconfidence.com). She is an author, speaker, conversationalist, and leadership confidence coach who is on a mission to develop more confident leaders, empower individuals to act on their dreams, and create life-changing opportunities to help women and all people reach their full potential.

In 2017, she authored the motivational book on women and self-leadership titled, DIVA DECISIONS: How to Get from Smart to Intelligent by Claiming Your Power of Choice, and is the creator of DISCOVER YOUR CONFIDENCE ZONES(TM), a personal audit system designed to help individuals unleash their power to lead with commanding confidence.

Dr V is a highly-aware, intuitive, and strategically-oriented leader, adviser, coach, and lifestyle manager with more than twenty years of knowledge, education, training, and experience gained in the U.S. and abroad. She has spent more than two decades mentoring and coaching professionals and youth around the globe as a former expatriate and student working, studying, and traveling in Europe, Central America, and South America. She is a fearless advocate for small businesses, entrepreneurship, and leadership equity for women.

Dr V is a certified Academic Life & Leadership Coach and holds a Graduate Certificate in Organizational and Leadership Coaching from Lewis University, Illinois. Her coaching specialty includes student leadership development, confidence coaching for women and professionals, organizational and leadership coaching integrating confidence coaching for productivity and performance, and mindfulness coaching.

Dr. V is a member of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) advisory committee at the Forbes School of Business & Technology, University of Arizona Global Campus. In 2020, she was appointed Senior Research Facilitator for the Walker’s Legacy COVID-19 Impact Study, an initiative of the Gates Foundation, to survey the effects of COVID-on multicultural businesswomen. Current and past memberships include the British and American Academy of Management, and the American Society for Training and Development. Dr. V is a 2010 doctoral fellow of the British Academy of Management and a 2012 visiting researcher at Cranfield University School of Management in England.

TCFC is a SHRM Recertification Provider and partner with the Knowledge Innovation Center at the Forbes College of Business & Technology, Ashford University.

  • Education
    • University of Florida College of Journalism
    • Florida International University
    • University of Maryland University College
    • Cranfield School of Management
    • Lewis University