Raquel Pugh

Program Manager

Raquel is part of the program management team in the Durham office, where she collaborates with clients, Program Directors, and Managing Directors to design innovative educational experiences that focus on helping organizations reach their full potential. As an industrial-organizational psychologist, Raquel is skilled in workplace human behavior and is dedicated to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging.

Before joining Duke CE, Raquel completed a two-year internship as an academic graduate facilitator at Capella University while working full-time as an HR Generalist. She managed talent acquisitions, employee training & development, and conflict resolutions. Raquel also brings program research experience from American Express, where she partnered with nationwide corporate clientele in coordinating, implementing, and maintaining various corporate card programs while providing continuous relationship care.

Raquel earned her Ph.D. and M.S from Capella University, focusing on Industrial-Organizational Psychology, and has a B.A. in Behavioral Science from Western International University.

Raquel advocates lifelong learning to develop a growth mindset no matter what stage of life. She and her husband love discovering and learning about diverse cultures and cuisines while traveling along with kayaking and camping whenever possible.

Contact Information

phone: +1 919 680 5673

Duke Corporate Education
310 Blackwell Street
Durham, NC 27701