Tendai Ndoro, PhD
Regional Director, New Jersey Small Business Development Center, Rutgers University – Newark/Rutgers Business School and CEO/Founder, SLIPPA (Strategy Leadership Institute in Private & Public Affairs)
Tendai Ndoro has a PhD in Public Administration and is currently contracted as Regional Director for the New Jersey Small Business Development Center (NJSBDC) at Rutgers University – Newark/Rutgers Business School and the NJSBDC statewide network. Dr. Ndoro has received numerous awards for her work as an economic development expert and businesswoman. She is also a trained Baldrige Examiner. As Regional Director, Dr. Ndoro has designed, developed and implemented innovative programs like the WEN Business Breakfast; Business Bazaar Pitch for Capital & Pitch for Contracts; and the Rutgers Business School/SBDC Student Experiential Learning Program, where students gain experiential learning and consulting experience solving problems for small businesses in New Jersey. Dr. Ndoro has participated as a focus group expert for the Obama Administration through the Small Business Administration, U.S. Commercial Service, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Minority Business Development Agency and White House Entrepreneurship Summit.