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Susan Madsen

Susan Madsen


Professor Susan R. Madsen is the Orin R. Woodbury Professor of Leadership and Ethics in the Woodbury School of Business at Utah Valley University.

Dr. Madsen is considered one of the top global scholars and thought leaders on the topic of women and leadership and has authored or edited six books and published hundreds of articles, chapters, and reports. She is a sought-after globally recognized speaker in local, national, and international settings.

She is also the Founding Director of the Utah Women & Leadership Project and has worked for a decade to motivate more women in Utah to graduate from college and to lead and influence more profoundly.

Dr. Madsen, a return missionary, received a bachelor’s degree from BYU, masters from Portland State, and a doctorate from the University of Minnesota. She and her husband Greg are the proud parents of four adult children and one grandson.



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