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Dr. Marilyn Hosea resides in Denver with her beloved COVID-19 companion, Berkeley, the
Goldendoodle. She is a fourth-generation African American Coloradoan—with family roots
and ties in Denver, Pueblo, and Walsenburg, Colorado. Her life story centers around equal
access to education, community engagement, and social justice. Her career includes over
thirty years of administration and management of federally funded Head Start and public
sector organizations in California and Colorado. In 2014, Dr. Hosea founded OrgLearning2 |
LLC, a consulting firm that specializes in research, innovation, and consultation on how to
create space for storytelling and change within organizations.

In addition to heading OrgLearning2, she also is an Affiliate Faculty member at Anderson
School of Business and Economics at Regis University. Dr. Hosea teaches graduate level
courses in leadership, innovation, and change management. She maintains an active
research and professional academic profile in her current work and personal
interests—including being a founding member of the newly incorporated Denver Black
Reparations Council (DBRC). The DBRC works in direct collaboration with City/County of
Denver and national philanthropic organizations and individuals to heal and correct
systematic inequality in the form of housing discrimination, unequal education, law
enforcement brutality, mass incarceration, employment discrimination and
wealth/opportunity gaps.

Dr. Hosea received her Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from Weatherhead
School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. Her studies focused on
organizational behavior and nonprofit sector governance/leadership.  Dr. Hosea is the
recipient of national and international awards, fellowships, and acknowledgment for her
professional accomplishments.