Leader, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Keynote Speaker, Teacher, Published Author, & Mother.
Dr. Lydotta M. Taylor is the Founder, President, and CEO of L-evation, LLC and The EdVenture Group. Beginning as a high school math teacher, Dr. Taylor has built a career through her passion to teach and lead others. An entrepreneur at heart, she founded The EdVenture Group, an educational consulting non-profit, in 2001. With her leadership and educational background, The EdVenture Group has implemented over 5,000 workshops for educators and impacted over 20,000 students. Today, they are leaders in school culture, technology integration, and youth programming and have managed over $20 million in federal, state, and private funding.
In 2011, Dr. Taylor seized the opportunity to expand her leadership and teaching to the corporate world, founding L-evation, LLC. Working with clients such as , SRI International, CNA, Army Corps of Engineers, and The GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment) Program, Dr. Taylor’s expertise in strategic planning, organizational leadership, and personal development has helped international businesses grow and prosper.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
-Robby Aliff, Jackson Kelly PLLC
"Lydotta was able to assess the thoughts expressed by the attendees and capture the feelings in the room to find a meaningful consensus. Without her direction, we may still be spinning our wheels."
Lydotta Taylor recognized as Leadership
2019 Distinguished Alumnus
"It is such a pleasure working across the state of WV with my team to provide resources to inspire and help others. I am so thrilled to be receiving the Leadership WV Distinguished Alumnus Award at the Young Gun Class Reunion." -LT
Blending research and experience, Lydotta provides engaging and thought-provoking sessions for any environment. From millennials to baby boomers, Fortune 500 companies to small businesses, Lydotta customizes trainings to meet the needs of her clients.
With a focus on innovation, education, and inspiration - Lydotta's trainings and speaking engagements lead individuals to a new stage of leadership and growth: elevation.
I work with clients to create innovative and customized trainings that disrupt the norm of personal and professional development. I'm available to help with your consulting, strategic planning, professional development, executive education, and speaking needs. I'd love to set up a complimentary introduction session to get to know you and your organization a little better.