Certified Career Coach | Consultant  | Faculty | Fellow | Social Entrepreneur + Ed.D. Candidate


RECOGNITIONS (abbreviated list)

Professional Association of Resume Writers/Career Coaches, International Conference Speaker Award, 2019

Village Day Non-Profit Organization, Letter of Appreciation, 2019

Piedmont Community College, Testimonial, 2019

New York Times, Late to Launch, Interview, 2018

Brown University, Veteran's Alumni Council, Newsletter Feature, 2018

Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey, Speaker Appreciation, 2018

BNU Entrepreneurship Institute, Student Series, Speaker & Appreciation, 2017

Howard University, TRIO Programs, Graduate Key-Note, Speaker Appreciation, 2016

Girl Inc., Got the Intelligence to Rule My Life, Speaker Appreciation, 2016

Defense Intelligence Agency, Chapter of Federally Employed Women, Speaker Appreciation, 2015

Northeastern University Excellence in Teaching Nomination, 2015                                                                                                         
METCO Natick High School Alumni of the Year Nominee, 2014                                                                                                 
Woman of the Week - Young Woman's Christian Home – TMH, 2013                                                                                       
Randolph Public Schools 'Appreciation', 2012                                                                                                                                   
Spark & Hustle ‘Daring Doer’, Tory Johnson ABC Workplace Correspondent, 2011                                                                 
Exquisite Woman for Promoting Positive Images, The Black Man Can, 2011                                                                         
Change Agent, Youth Town Hall, Mass Housing & Mass Impact, 2011                                                                                    
Harvard WECAN Empowerment ‘Woman of the Year’ Award, 2010                                                                                          
Community Service Award, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated, 2010                                                                                      
Outstanding Academic Award Initiation, Sigma Epsilon Rho Honor Society, Northeastern University, 2009                   
Touch 106.1FM, Wednesday’s Inspirational Woman, Host Charles Clemons, 2009                                                                 
Honorary Faculty Member, Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity, 2009                 
Inspirational Woman Award, Johnson & Wales University, 2008                                                                                                  
Boston University, Feld Career Center, Kudos Recognition for New Idea in Counseling, 2008                                             
Leadership for a Future, RI Senate Citation, RI Community & Justice and Institute for Labor Studies, 2007                 
Miss Black Rhode Island (MissBlackUSA.org), 2006 & 2007                                                                                                                  
Achievement Award, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated, 2006                                                                                                       
ACE Administrative & Finance Award, 
University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 2000         

AFFILIATIONS(abbreviated list)

National Career Development Association

Association of Colleges Unions International (ACUI)

African American Women in Higher Education
Smithsonian Associates Washington, D.C.

The Heritage Foundation, Johnson Building Resident 
The City Club of Washington
Career Network, National Black MBA Association
Senior Research Fellow, American Leadership & Policy Foundation
Board of Directors, Institutional Review Board (OIRB) Harvard School of Public Health, Dimock Health Center
NAACP Boston Branch, Education, and Labor Committees
Past Board of Directors, YWCA Greater Rhode Island
Past Vice President of Public Relations, JWU Toastmasters International Club
African American Women in Higher Education
Sigma Epsilon Rho Honor Society
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
Career Counselors Consortium of New England
Goodwill Ambassador, The Republic of The Gambia (Miss Black USA)
Honorary Faculty Member, Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity
National Association of Professional Women
Notary Public, Massachusetts
Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches
NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

Nonfiction Authors Association

PUBLICATIONS (abbreviated list)

Interview E-News Writer, Journal of Negro Education (Peer-Reviewed Academic Journal), 2014  - 2018
Senior Contributing Writer, Ethnic Online Magazine, 2011 – 2016

Johnson & Wales University Alumni Magazine and Website Publications, Two Articles,  2015 -2016

National Black MBA Association, 7 People You Need on Your Advisory Board, Fall 2015
Special Writer, AFRO Newspaper, 2014 - 2015

Various Article Interviews, METRO Newspaper (Canada, Boston, Philadelphia), 2010 -2013
18 Internship Stories. Why Internships Are Good: The Best Education Money Can’t Buy. Contributor, Natascha Saunders, Main Author: Eric Woodard. Amazon 2012.
Obama & Black Loyalty Vol. 1. Book Chapter 5 Author Contributor, Natascha Saunders. Black Youth & Unemployment. Main Author Bankole Thompson 2010.
Parent Guide to Starting the Career Conversation, InsideJobs.com Youth Career Coach Inc. 2012. Natascha Saunders
Career Columnist, Color Magazine.USA 2009 – 2010
Boston University SMG Gazette, Career Columnist, and Staff Feature. Spring 2009
Working Mother Magazine, Online Job Coach Junior Columnist. Summer 2008
The Providence American, Career Columnist & Feature Interviews. 2006-2008
Youth Advocacy Project, Roxbury Public Defenders, Researcher, Recognized in Publication. Summer 2003