Sandra Coles-Bell, Senior ConsultantSandra Coles-Bell brings over 20 years professional expertise in organizational project management and administration. In her role on the Edizen team, she is responsible for supporting business development within the government sector and providing facilitation and training services to Edizen clients in our nation’s capital.

Sandra shares the Edizen philosophy and passion to help individuals and organizations develop to their highest potential and navigate effectively through change and transition. She draws insight from her diverse background in strategic project management, facilitation and training coupled with her direct experience working in the government sector for organizations including the National Minority AIDS Council, the Children’s National Medical Center and the National Institutes of Health.

Prior to joining Edizen, Sandra was the assistant director for the National Minority AIDS Council Technical Assistance, Training and Treatment Division in Washington, DC. In this role her responsibilities included training internal staff and conducting executive leadership development modules. Other prior positions include program director for the Children’s National Medical Center and regional director of the HealthChoice program with Benova Inc.

Sandra holds a Master’s degree in administration from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor’s degree in biology from Lincoln University. A resident of Takoma Park, MD and mother of three, Sandra is actively involved in volunteer and civic activities. She is a past president and immediate past area Governor for Toastmasters International District 36 and currently serves as the Lt. Governor of Marketing. She also is a member of Rotary International. Additionally she holds an appointed position with the City of Takoma Park on the Personnel Mediation Board.