For more than 25 years, Michele has empowered professionals to write and speak effectively through dynamic speeches, creative workshops, specialized training sessions, and impactful one-on-one coaching. A sought-after communicator, the native New Yorker has inspired audiences in corporate settings, U.S. government agencies, and military bases. Michele has made an impact among professionals from Afghanistan, Japan, Peru, Taiwan, and Thailand who are non-native English
The passion needed to inspire others to excellence has come from Michele's God-given tenacity to move beyond personal challenges. A sexual assault survivor, she has also encountered the trauma of infertility and a disrupted adoption. These life-altering experiences set the stage for Michele to learn invaluable life-lessons, which she passionately shares in corporate and faith-based settings.
Michele shows your audience
• Embrace the life you have versus the life you want
• Conquer fears that keep you grounded
• Live your best life despite challenges
Heralded as a "Beauty movement" by the Huffington Post, this world-class communicator also authored
Hairlooms: The Untangled Truth About Loving Your
Natural Hair and Beauty. Michele's non-fiction book globally challenges women, teens, and girls to love themselves from the inside out.
Hairlooms includes Michele's personal interviews with the late Dr. Maya Angelou, Hollywood Actress Nicole Ari Parker, and more than 25 esteemed thought leaders who discuss some aspect of women's beauty and self-esteem. NBC's NBCBLK recently named Hairlooms a must-read along with works from Pulitzer Prize winner Toni Morrison and Hollywood’s Jenifer Lewis (NBC’s Black-ish).
Michele's media features include the Huffington Post; NPR-affiliated Wealthy Radio broadcast; TV Ontario's The Agenda; and CBS and ABC affiliate states throughout the U.S. When Michele is not activating audiences, she enjoys crocheting, songwriting, and spending time with the love of her life and husband, Kyle.
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