Aerial M. Ellis, Ed.D.

Professor, Department of Communications - Lipscomb University

Aerial Ellis, Ed.D. is a consultant with Advisory 83 and a professor in public relations at Lipscomb University. She's a gifted strategist sought after for her ability to transform culture, improve diversity, enhance communication, navigate change, build community and drive innovation. As a trainer and speaker, she's in demand with audiences facing intergenerational and multicultural challenges, navigating differences and leveraging racial/ethnic identity as cultural capital. She's author of "The Original Millennial" and serves as a board member for PRSA and a trustee for the PRSA Foundation. She's also co-founder of the Nashville Women of Color in Communications Network.