Award Winning Global Keynote Speaker


About Me

I love being a keynote speaker, author, consultant, entrepreneur and Executive Director. Known for my transparent and passionate approach, I combine more than 20 years of personal survivor experiences with practical applications and professional training.


I educate, inspire and inform men, women & teens on strategies to obtain holistic wellness, self worth, tangible self sufficiency, healthy relationships, entrepreneurship, community engagement and overcoming adversity. I provide my audiences with realistic expectations and increased awareness while challenging action and accountability.


Here’s a short list of my credentials:

Executive Director, Walking Into A New Life, Inc.

Nationally Credentialed Speaker & Presenter

Amazon Best Selling Author of Restoring the Whole in My Soul

Blog Talk Radio Show Host, Boots on the Ground

ACE Awareness Foundation Certification

Stewards of Children Certification National Association of Social Workers

Graduate of Praxis International Advocacy Learning Center Training

Graduate of LEAP Leadership Academy (CALCASA & WOCN)

Graduate of Arkansas State University

Certified Lethality Assessor

Certified Mental Health 1st Aid USA

Board Member of Memphis & Shelby Co Domestic & Sexual Assault Council

Letter of Support from U.S. 9th Congressional District - Congressman Steve Cohen
Proclamation from Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell
Proclamation from City of Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton
2017 Featured in HuffPost Daily Newsletter
2017 C.U.R.E.S. Shero “Eben” Award
2017 Beautiful Spirited Women’s Honorary Member of the Year
2017 Crime Victim Advocate of the Year
2017 Indie Author Legacy Finalist-Social Awareness
2016 Woman of Success Honoree
2016 SisterReach Intersections of Reproductive Justice Honoree
2015 HERGroove Community Service Honoree
2015 Share Life Magazine-Cover Story
2014 Women With A Mission Award Honoree
2014 DIVINE Magazine-Feature Story
2014 RGB Productions Kujichagulia Award Honoree
2013 Tri-State Defender's Best In Black Nominee
2013 Victim Advocate of the Year Nominee
2013 Mid South Kwanzaa, Inc. Ujima Honoree
2012 Nexus Leaders Mentor Nominee
2012 Memphis CARES (Ujima) Mentor Award Nominee (The Black Rose Foundation)
2012 Ordinary People Magazine Award Honoree
2011 and 2015 Featured Writer for Tri-State Defender
2011 Making A Difference in Memphis Community Service Graduate
2011 Tri-State Defender Women of Excellence Award Honoree
2010- Skirt Magazine Featured Businesswoman in "Make Me Smile" series


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