MiraCosta College Speaker's Bureau

Wendy Stewart, Ed.D.


  • B.A., University of California, San Diego
  • M.S., San Diego State University
  • Ed.D., University of Southern California


  • Communication
  • Equity
  • Leadership

Short Summary

  • More than 18 years in higher education implementing programs focused on counseling, student equity, student development, and student success
  • Served as a workshop facilitator and speaker at over 14 conferences for both local and national organizations
  • Awards:
  • Distinguished Woman Award, North County NAACP, 2016
  • Outstanding Educator, National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc., Delta Upsilon Chapter, San Diego, 2012
  • Top Forty under 40 Award for Academia/Education, Urban League of San Diego County, 2010


Stewart is a strong student advocate who, before coming to MiraCosta College, worked as an academic counselor at UCSD, the Transfer Center director at San Diego Miramar College and the dean of Counseling and Enrollment Services at Grossmont College. She also has taught National University in the graduate Counseling and School Psychology program at National University and in the Higher Education Leadership Program for Argosy University. Stewart has conducted research on diversity courses and service learning and has presented her findings at several national conferences, in addition to having her research published.

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