Prepared to be a Pioneer™

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Prepared to Be a Pioneer™ | Monica F. Cox, Ph.D.
E-mail: | Telephone: 317-721-3501
4315 Commerce Drive, Suite 440-205, Lafayette, IN 47905

Work with Me

I like to solve problems. I love to laugh. My purpose in life is to help people to fulfill their destinies and to reach their goals. Below are some ways that we can engage!

Free Advice

My website is full of free nuggets! Check out my blog posts about almost everything under the sun, and sign up to receive additional advice that will help you to live a better life. You can also ask me ANYTHING via the contact form or via my Twitter profile (@monicafcox). Once you know who I am, decide how you can work with me within one of my paid services below. Find out more about my areas of focus in the video below!


I love to speak and to engage with diverse audiences. I offer presentations, keynotes, workshops, or seminars on a variety of topics, including the diversification of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), overcoming obstacles, and pushing toward excellence. Infused in these topics real-world stories about my professional journey and about ways that I have overcome personal and professional challenges to achieve success. I connect with groups at all levels, ranging from high school students to industry professionals.


Consultation services are available to individuals and groups who desire short-term or long-term advice and strategies in the areas mentioned above or in other areas of professional interest (e.g., academic social media branding, academic leadership development, and grant writing). More details are provided below:

Grant Writing- With a proven track record of grant writing and research project management (I have engaged in research projects totaling over $12 million), I set my clients up for grant success by identifying potential funding sources, planning for grant writing, and editing grant proposals.

External Evaluation- I serve as an external evaluator and advisor for nonprofit organizations and higher education institutions to assess their project and program efforts and to guide current and future professionals toward excellence.

Academic Brand and Life Audits- For almost 2 years, I’ve studied academic branding and ways that it differs from traditional branding. I offer branding audits strategies for busy faculty and for people who know almost nothing about presenting themselves as professionals on social media. I also provide life audits to people who want to reach a higher level in life, but don’t know how to achieve this goal. Connect with me so that we can develop strategies that align with the image that you want to present to the world.

 Virtual Office Hours

I’m a professor so I’m used to office hours. During prescheduled times (check out my social media pages for times), you can engage with me and ask me anything about life and your professional development. If you’d like to schedule an office hour with me, let me know, because the professor is in!

Learning Resources

I am preparing learning materials such as e-books and guides for people who want to live their most excellent lives. Stay tuned for new offerings. In the meantime, if you want me to create personalized materials for you or for your organization, let me know.

 Create Your Own Service

If you have a creative way that you would like to connect with me, let me know. This might include half-day or multi-day workshops, curriculum development, leadership training, etc. I am here to serve you, so I will work with you to create a service that meets your needs.

Services can be combined and are available upon request. Please e-mail or call me (see contact information below) with a brief overview of your desired services along with relevant date(s). I will connect with you within 48 hours. I look forward to working with you!