Michelle is the founder of a girl centered organization known as My Daughters that was founded after realizing that adolescent girls need more tools to develop mentally for their personal tailored journeys. Michelle is a speaker, mentor, counselor and coach with a mission to inspire, and empower audiences of diverse backgrounds by delivering unique workshops and motivational speeches. She is able to captivate, engage, and educate through humor and high energy that leaves a lasting impression after each presentation. Michelle loves to speak to teen girls as well as a passion speaking on the University Level to students on unorthodox topics and current events.
Michelle has over 8 years of experience working with teen girls and began to notice there was a need for programs that reached them on a different level. Knowing her background, she had an understanding of what it takes to reach them in such a vital state of their lives. Combined with her leadership roles during her collegiate years helped transform Michelle into the leader she is today. Michelle held many leadership roles in different organizations including her leadership roles in her chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. She was a Resident Assistant as well as a Community Assistant for her University for 4 years, Lead Counselor for Teen Leadership Group Therapy and mentor for young women and adolescent girls from 11 to 25 years of age. Michelle graduated from Texas State University with a B.A. in Communication Studies and has her Master’s Degree in Counseling. She is currently in pursuit of her license to become a LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor). Michelle knows no fear when it comes to speaking no matter the size of the audience and welcomes it. She is a huge advocate of girl power and loves above all to see them embrace themselves and follow their tailor made journey!
When Michelle is not speaking, you can find her running trails with her West Highland Terrier ( Duchess) which they both love. Some of Michelle's favorite things include travel, working out, attending city events, hanging out with friends and family. In a nutshell, she loves having fun and adventure.