Adaora is a 4th year Ph.D. Candidate in Business Administration, with a focus in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management in the Department of Managerial Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Prior to her current position, Adaora worked as a research assistant on projects at the University of Washington Foster School of Business. Before her work in research, Adaora served as an internal training and organization development consultant at the University of Washington Medical Center. As an external consultant, Adaora’s clients included Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Bellevue College, St.Andrew Presbyterian, Loft 9 Consulting, and Gay City Health Clinic. Adaora received her B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Florida and her M.A. in Organizational Psychology from Seattle Pacific University. Adaora's current research streams include leadership, intergroup processes, diversity and inclusion, and psychological safety in the workplace.