Fort Worth, Texas – December 13, 2023 – Angela Veria Harris, an award-winning Leadership Coach, Technology Leader, and Philanthropist dedicated to empowering individuals and creating positive change, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Ministry from West Coast Bible College & Seminary (WCBCS). This prestigious degree will be presented to her during the upcoming honorary doctorate degree ceremony in May 2024, which will be held both in-person and virtually.
Dr. Phillip S. Porter, President of West Coast Bible College & Seminary, expressed his excitement, stating, “Angela is a proven success in coaching individuals to improve their performance, build their skills, and thus drive success for themselves and their organizations. We are thrilled to welcome Angela Harris into the West Coast family.”
Angela V. Harris’s career spans over 20 years in the corporate tech sector. Angela has achieved remarkable success as a first-generation college graduate. In her coaching practice, she has a proven track record of success in coaching individuals to improve their performance, build their skills, and drive success for themselves and their organizations. Committed to empowering individuals to reach their full potential, she leverages her extensive corporate background to guide and support clients in navigating complex professional landscapes, unlocking their true leadership potential, and achieving lasting success. As a dynamic and results-driven professional, she is dedicated to fostering growth, building high-performing teams, and creating a positive impact in the lives and careers of her clients.
Angela’s impact extends beyond her coaching practice. As a speaker, she has shared her insights on numerous panel discussions and podcasts. She is a contributing author in the award-winning anthology “A Legacy to Share: Navigating Life’s Challenges & Celebrating Our Greatest Achievements,” published by the Drexel University Black Alumni Council (DUBAC).
A native of Washington, D.C., Angela holds a Master of Science degree in Information Technology Leadership from La Salle University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems from Drexel University. She completed her professional coach training at the Institute for Professional Excellence In Coaching (iPEC). In addition, she received her Associate Certified Coach (ACC) certification from the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Angela was named as one of the Top 16 Coaches in Washington, D.C. in 2023 by Influence Digest.
In the realm of community service, Angela stands as a dedicated leader. She served as the Chartering President of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. – Greater Seattle Chapter and currently serves on the Drexel University Alumni Board of Governors, Drexel University Black Alumni Council (DUBAC), and La Salle University IT Advisory Board. Her passion for uplifting others and giving back to the community is a defining trait. Angela has established scholarships at both Drexel University and La Salle University, providing financial support and mentorship to Black students pursuing careers in technology. Angela V. Harris continues to fearlessly lead her way, inspiring others to follow her example of resilience, service, and empowerment.
We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Angela Veria Harris on the well-deserved honor of receiving an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Ministry from West Coast Bible College & Seminary.
To learn more about West Coast Bible College and Seminary, go to https://westcoastbc.org.
About West Coast Bible College and Seminary
West Coast Bible College and Seminary was founded with the mission to provide affordable Christian education. The institution offers programs such as the Diploma of General Ministries, Associate of Ministry, Bachelor of Ministry, and the Certification in Family Success. In partnership with Success Training Institute, West Coast also offers students the opportunity to earn soft skills certifications, gain access to virtual internship programs, earn additional funds for college, and more. As a leading provider of soft skills training, West Coast equips its students with valuable skills such as leadership, time management, focus, conflict resolution, and more. To learn more visit, https://westcoastbc.org.