Dr. Jamyce Curtis Banks
Professional Development Director
Jamyce Curtis Banks, President and CEO of Whatever It Takes Consulting, Inc., has been an experienced organizational consultant for over 25 years, including 15 years of leadership experience, providing interactive learning and training. Profoundly driven by commitment to her clients, she has provided effective, customized professional development workshops and trainings that are highly engaging and has been a workshop presenter and keynote and motivational speaker at the local, state and national levels in topics related to individual organizational learning including diversity, inclusion and cultural competence. Her goal is to equip clients to both assess and take action to implement culturally responsive workplace environments.
She is certified to provide support in the development of culturally responsive environments, as a facilitator for Cultural Intelligence (CQ) through the Cultural Intelligence Center. Cultural Intelligence (CQ) is the ability to adapt in various ethnic, national and organizational cultures, which is measured by the Cultural Intelligence Scale (CQS). Trained facilitators interpret assessment results and provide professional development, training and coaching toward the development of cultural responsiveness. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in Organizational Leadership at Indiana Wesleyan University where the focus of her dissertation is the impact of leader cultural intelligence on organizational culture.
Jamyce established Whatever It Takes, Inc. to provide customized learning support to organizations including board training, leadership coaching, collaborative team development, organizational performance evaluation and support for the development of culturally responsive work environments that includes assessment, plan development, implementation, coaching and monitoring.
Jamyce has been recognized for her leadership and accomplishment as the recipient of awards including the Independent Colleges Realizing the Dream Award and the Human Rights Award for Outstanding Leadership, as well as by the Center for Leadership Development and the YWCA Salute to Women of Achievement. She serves and leads in a number of professional organizations including Strategic Partner at Integrating Women Leaders, 1st Vice President of the Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International Society, Treasurer of the Board of Directors of Options Charter Schools and local, regional and national positions in Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
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