Raised in a Domestic Violent Home
Low Income Housing
Death of a Brother Found in a River
Bullied, Low Self-Esteem
C & D Student
Small Business Owner
First Generation College Graduate
Dual Masters Degree Holder (MBA/MS)
MIT Sloan Executive Education
Harvard Kennedy Executive Education
Northeastern Doctoral Candidate
Faculty, Cambridge College
Faculty, Northeastern University
Former Women Studies Faculty, University of Rhode Island & Trinity Washington University
Goodwill Ambassador, Gambia West Africa
Chapter 5 Author: Obama & Black Loyalty focused on Youth & Unemployment
Former Miss Black Rhode Island
Harvard WECAN Woman of The Year
Natascha Faye Saunders is a certified career coach, facilitator, speaker, consultant, and proud daughter of Edward R. Saunders(FBI Citizens Academy Alum, Aircraft Division Retired from General Electric ~ from South Carolina) and Faye J. Harley-Saunders (Avon Sales Representative, Missionary, Retired from New England Law as an Admissions Counselor ~ from Georgia)and sister of Edward M. Saunders(Pastor, Gang Youth Expert, Singer)and Rodney E. Saunders (Musician *deceased).
Natascha is underpinned by sound coaching principles and well-validated techniques that produce life-changing results. She is an embodiment of inspiration, rejuvenation, and heart in the lives of her clients.
A former Assistant Director of Career Services, Assistant Human Resources Manager, IVY MBA Admissions Committee Member, and Financial Services Associate, Natascha customizes her consulting style to help clients write visions, outline their goals, and create their personal advisory boards. Through her coaching programs and branding tool M.I.C.R.O™, Natascha is a coach for those who don’t know where to start and for leaders looking to rebrand.
She is also the founder of a career and consulting firm, The YCC Inc. est. 2009 in Boston, MA serving Gen X, Millennials, and Gen Z. Natascha has provided c-suite coaching, developed curriculum, crafted workshops for Fortune 500 companies, coached foster care youth, created communication plans, and crafted human resource policies and intern recruitment plans for small businesses. She leverages her experiences to help clients brand from the inside out.
Natascha has spoken, coached, trained or consulted at organizations, universities, non-profits, churches and provided webinars on career and leadership development -for the likes of EMD Serono, PwC, KPMG, YearUp, Black MBA, George Mason University, Lake State Superior, Harvard University, Brown University, and Target. She has contributed to media outlets such as the New York Times, InsideJobs, Scholastic, Bridges, ABC, COX, METRO, CKNW, WCVB, BNN, WHUR, and SheKnows. The Women’s Empowerment Convention at Harvard named Natascha their Woman of the Year and Northeastern University nominated Natascha for Teaching Excellence.
Tapping into her educational background, she is certified in career coaching by the Professional Association of Resume Writers / Career Coaches (PARW/CC). She earned a Senate Citation from the Institute for Labor Studies (RI-LFAF), Certificate of Appreciation from the DIA: Federal Women, is a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy, an executive education alumna of the Harvard Kennedy School in Leading Change, and MIT Sloan in Entrepreneurship, trained in HMP Mediation from Harvard Law, an MBA graduate of Johnson & Wales University, BA holder from UMASS Amherst, and a MS degree holder in Leadership, and current Ed.D. candidate at Northeastern University.
She loves to play tennis, bake pound cakes, and brag about her math genius little godson.
Speaker Flyer HERE
Certified Career Coach | Consultant | Faculty | Fellow | Social Entrepreneur + Ed.D. Candidate