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Wilma Davidson, EdD, Professional & Technical Communication, has enjoyed a notable career in both academic and corporate classrooms, teaching oral and written communication skills in the USA and abroad. She holds an undergraduate and two graduate degrees in English and Journalism and earned her doctorate from Rutgers University, with an emphasis on Business Communications.
While at Rutgers she also served as a facilitator for a national writing project, instructing hundreds of educators to teach writing more effectively across the curriculum. Besides teaching, she ghostwrites and edits technical and business material, and she coaches high-level executives in presentation skills. Dr. Davidson has written more than 75 articles; and her work has been featured and reviewed in prominent publications including The New York Times, Fortune, and Business Week. Besides her published articles, she has authored several books on the art of writing and communicating.
Sarasota Branch of the National League of American Pen Women, Vice President and Board Member, 2018 - 2020, President 2020-2022
Diana Gregory Outreach Services/Diana Gregory Foundation, grant writer, editor, 2012 - Present
M.S. – State University of New York, New Paltz, NY
C.A.G.S. – American International College, Springfield, MA
Ed.D. – Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Co-founder of the B.A. in Professional and Technical Communication, the first undergraduate degree of its kind in Florida tax-supported higher education (began Fall 2013) | Professional Writing | Managerial Communication | Communicating for Business and the Professions