Title: Owner, Consultant
Company: Next Step Global Consulting
Location: Eureka, CA United States
Garnering 41 years in consulting, Dr. Marilyn Bennett has been the owner of Next Step Global Consulting for the past 34 years. The consultancy provides recreation, disaster preparedness, life coaching, and organizational leadership skills for parents and children. An expert in research and the oversight of manual development, Dr. Bennett’s role includes conducting research, working with county officers, teaching special education, and organizing physical education programs for children. The most gratifying aspect of her career is working with students and helping them solve their problems.
In addition to her position with Next Step Global Consulting, Dr. Bennett is also a chairwoman for Disaster Services. Highly recognized for her work, she earned the Eudora Welty Memorial Award through the American Red Cross in 2003, and the Volunteer of the Year award from the American Heart Association in 1998. Dr. Bennett attributes her success to her education, her passion for her profession, and her organizational and leadership skills, as well as the support she receives from her parents.
To prepare for her career, Dr. Bennett received a doctoral degree in organization leadership from the University of La Verne, and a master’s degree in kinesiology, a second master’s degree in psychology, a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and bachelor’s degree in health, recreation and physical education all through Humboldt State University. She is also certified in mediation through the Institute of Alternate Dispute Resolution, and is a licensed counseling psychologist. Additionally, Dr. Bennett has traveled extensively around the world, and she feels that her experiences and interactions with different cultures have made her a better educator and a better person. Looking to the future, she hopes to continue her consulting services and give presentations on mediation.
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