Dr. Demestress “Dee” Bell is a global educational consultant, bestselling and award- winning author, world-class speaker, and transformational leader.
She is the CEO & Founder of Dr. Dee Unlimited Education Consulting & Co, which is a global education consulting firm that focuses on coaching and cultivating transformational leaders in schools, businesses, and community organizations. As the pioneering creator of the Culture- Focused Teaching method, Dr. Dee provides professional and leadership development training that assists business and organizations with creating a workplace framework centered on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion with a specific emphasis on liberation education for K-12 educators and businesses who serve African-American communities.
Dr. Dee is the pioneering creator of the Culture-Focused Teaching System (CFT), a research- proven methodology that helps to retain educators in the classroom by helping them build
relationships with the students and families that they serve. Her book, Culture-Focused Teaching: A Simple System To Escape Classroom Management Disaster and Fall in Love With
Teaching Again was written as a resource and guide to assist the education system by implementing transformative strategies that help to plug the pipeline of educational disparities
in schools across the globe.
Dr. Dee has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Caribbean training on CFT and has enrolled numerous educators in her online education &
Dr. Dee is an active member of the Junior League of Columbia, SC Women in Leadership, and she is a former board member for the Greater Columbia Community Relations Council. In 2020, Dr. Dee was named amongst the Top 20 under 40 SC Leaders by the Thomas Group in the SC Black Pages Magazine. She was the Fall 2020 HBCU Magazine Alumni Spotlight where she also serves as a brand ambassador for the company.
In 2021, Dr. Dee was recognized by the South Carolina House of Representatives for being a bestselling & award winning author. During which time, the House presentated a resolution
showing public support for her work in building culture-focused classrooms across the globe.
Dr. Dee was awarded the 2022 Women in Business Award for outstanding leadership in business by SC Women in Business, Inc. Her article can be found in the 2022 Summer Issues of Business Monthly Columbia, Charleston Business, and Greenville Business Magazine.
Dr. Dee is proud three-time SC State Bulldog graduate. She has earned an Educational Doctorate Degree in Educational Administration, an Educational Specialist Degree in
Educational Leadership, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Professional English, all from SC State University in Orangeburg, SC. In addtion, she has a Masters of Science Degree in
Curriculum & Instruction: Teaching through the Arts from Lesely University in Cambridge, MA.
Dr. Dee is the owner of the Unlimited Edition ™ T-shirt brand. A brand for the entire family and her message is simple, “You were born to be Unlimited!”