Dr. Flowers is the Founder, President and Executive Director, of the Cultural Diversity Foundation (CDF), a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. She received her Doctorate of Education, Instructional Technology with an emphasis in Distance Education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Dr. Flowers served as a member of the American Association of University Women, American Education Research Association, EDUCAUSE, American Library Association, and Black Professional Women's Alliance. In 1996, Dr. Flowers founded and organized the annual scholarship benefit, Educational Taste of Excellence: Wine Tasting, Spirits, and Jazz. The organization recently celebrated its 20th year anniversary.