Dr. Danita Johnson Hughes is a veteran health care executive, author, professional speaker, columnist and television commentator. She is a dynamic, yet relatable personality, with a special focus on issues ranging from personal responsibility to leading with impact and influence. She is a recognized authority on leadership and organization turn-around. Dr. Hughes believes that “Failure plus resilience is the foundation upon which success is built.”
Her amazing story of transformation, hope and triumph over difficult odds is her testimony to this belief. Growing up in poverty, she dropped out of high school, had a baby as an unwed teen, and was constantly told she’d never amount to anything. Through her professional work, keynotes, writing and other professional and personal activities, she inspires people to dream big and understand the role of personal responsibility in realizing success.
Today, Dr. Hughes leads with compassion and conviction; with hopes of making a measurable difference in the lives of many.