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 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 is an Amazon International Bestseller! Her story, "From Turmoil to Transformation" is one that will resonate with some - and provide encouragement to others. 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.