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Dr. Andrea Hendricks

As the senior executive director of Global Diversity, Inclusion Strategy, Dr. Andrea Hendricks leads Cerner’s global diversity and inclusion efforts in over 26 countries and the US. In addition, she is a member of the Human Resources Leadership Team. She is making an impact on Cerner’s culture by driving strategy and engagement initiatives that foster organizational learning and enhanced corporate diversity and inclusion vision for Cerner’s 28, 000 associates, leadership and community partners.

She earned a B.S. in Human Development/Mass Communications and a M.S. in Counseling Psychology/Personnel Services from Kansas State University. She also earned a Doctorate in Educational Psychology/Policy Analysis from the University of Missouri -Columbia and a Certificate in Diversity from SHRM and Yale University. She is an author: The BIG Journey: Bold Inclusion for Greatness.

Hendricks serves on numerous boards and advisory councils. She is a member of the Executive Women’s Leadership Council, AKA Sorority and the Greater Kansas City (MO) Links, Inc. In recent years, she has been recognized by the Greater Kansas City Chamber ACE Award, Black Health Care Equity Award, Black Achiever’s Society Lifetime Achievement Award, Heartland Black Chamber Heart Award, NAACP of Kansas City Community Leader Award and the Women’s Foundation.