Adeola Oduwole

Director, Culture and Workplace Inclusion
Frederick Memorial Healthcare System

Adeola Oduwole Adeola Oduwole is Manager of Diversity Programs for The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, where she spearheads organizational development initiatives and supports strategies for change management. Prior to M.D. Anderson, Adeola provided organizational development consulting services to many public and private sector companies. Her clients included Cingular Wireless (now AT&T), Swiss Re, Monsanto Agriculture, the Library of Congress, Roanoke Police Department, International Personnel Management Association – Assessment Council (IPMAAC), Sysco Foods and the Ford Motor Company. She is a contributing writer for and has also lectured at Houston Community College and Radford University.

Aside from her professional life, Adeola is passionate about community service and outreach in underserved communities. In 2006, she initiated a partnership between Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Memorial Hermann Wellness Center to deliver wellness education to young girls from disadvantaged backgrounds. She has also led community and economic development initiatives, such as ‘Dress for Success’ clothing drive, an adopt-a-family Christmas program and was past second chair of the National Black MBA Association – Houston Chapter Economic Development subcommittee, where she lead the development of two real estate educational symposiums.

She was also recognized by her peers for her leadership as Chair of the 2006 Texas Leadership, Education and Diversity conference and was voted Member of the Year of the National Black MBA Association-Houston Chapter. She also acts is an advisory capacity to the University of Houston Career Advisory Center. Adeola holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Windsor and a Master of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Radford University. She is a certified mediator and a graduate of Landmark Education for Living.