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Dr. Tega Edwin
We are excited to welcome Dr. Tega Edwin to the UHCL campus for this year's Student Leadership and Career Development Conference. Dr. Edwin will deliver the opening and closing keynotes at this year's conference.
Dr. Tega Edwin is an award-winning career development researcher, educator, and speaker. She is the owner of Her Career Doctor, where she coaches women who are unhappy at work to exit soul-sucking jobs and secure fulfilling careers with 5-figure salary increases. She has coached over 100 women in 20+ industries across four continents to get career clarity and secure fulfilling jobs with over $320,000 in salary increases combined. She also provides leadership development training to Fortune 100 and 500 companies, particularly in trauma-informed leadership. Dr. Edwin is an Assistant Professor of Counseling at the University of Missouri-St Louis, where she researches career development across the lifespan. Before her current roles, she worked as a career counselor for one of the largest career services centers in the nation and as a school and mental health counselor. Dr. Edwin has a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Pennsylvania State University and a master’s degree in counseling from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Edwin is a licensed professional counselor, a national certified counselor, a certified clinical trauma professional, and a certified salary negotiation facilitator.