LaTanya Michelle

Author. Speaker. Motivator. Survivor.

About LaTanya

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LaTanya Michelle will captivate your audience with a poignant and lively presentation that delivers content that will connect and inspire others. Faced with adversities that would make most people give up, LaTanya instead shares her experiences to inspire others exactly what it means to live life as an exclamation mark!

LaTanya currently works for the State of Texas as a Grant Specialist in Disaster Recovery - however her passion is inspiring others to understand their full worth. She is well known in the Austin, Texas community for her work in advocacy as a young breast cancer survivor. Her journey is one that demonstrates the importance of self-advocacy. She served as the co-chair of the 2012 Komen Austin Race for the Cure and was recognized by Austin Monthly magazine as one of Austin's, "Women We Love." She was also awarded the "Excellence in Advocacy" award by the Komen Austin Affiliate in 2015.

LaTanya is a contributing author for the 6th edition of Voices of the 21st Century: Women Transforming the World, which will be released in February 2023. Her story, "From Turmoil to Transformation" is one that will resonate, encourage, and leave one wondering, "how is she still standing?" She has several subsequent works that are forthcoming.

A native Texan, LaTanya enjoys traveling, reading, engaging in stimulating conversation, and public speaking. She has over 20 years' experience in public speaking and engagement. She is also versed in group facilitation. She holds two Master of Science degrees in Criminal Justice and Organizational Leadership and Ethics and is also a certified life coach.

Engagement Opportunities

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Keynote Speaker

LaTanya Michelle will engage your audience with an energetic demeanor that causes attendees to embrace each word.

LaTanya’s active energy, wit, and storytelling blends seamlessly with her expertise of motivation, communication and professional development.

LaTanya Michelle is a dynamic workshop facilitator! Bring her engaging workshop -

"The Exclamation Factor"

to your organization to reignite and reinvigorate your team!

OR She will work with your coordinator to create a custom program tailored to fit your organization's needs!

Workshop Facilitator

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LaTanya Michelle