Our Company Mission:
HappyBlackWoman.com is a global personal development company dedicated to educating, inspiring and empowering black women to create their ideal lives. We are committed to helping black women all over the world to experience happiness, success and freedom in business and in life.
Through training, coaching and mentoring, we teach black women how to transform their mindset so that they can reach their big goals faster than they ever thought possible. Our motto is: “You can do anything you want with your life and no one can stop you…but YOU!”
Allow us to introduce ourselves…
Rosetta Thurman, Founder & CEO
Rosetta Thurman is the Founder & CEO of Happy Black Woman, a global personal development company dedicated to educating, inspiring and empowering black women to create their ideal lives. She is committed to helping black women all over the world experience happiness, success and freedom in business and in life. Through training, coaching and mentoring, Rosetta teaches black women how to transform their mindset so that they can achieve their big goals faster than they ever thought possible.
Rosetta is the author of Launch Your Business: The 5 Step Solution to Do What You Love, Quit Your Job and Have the Freedom to Travel and Live Life on Your Own Terms and the co-author of How to Become a Nonprofit Rockstar: 50 Ways to Accelerate Your Career. She has been featured in numerous media outlets, including JET Magazine, Essence.com, Entrepreneur.com, Dr. Oz’ The Good Life Magazine, Huffington Post, BBC London and BlackEnterprise.com. She holds a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management and has also taught leadership, business and marketing courses as an Adjunct Professor at Trinity Washington University.
Rosetta currently lives in beautiful San Diego, California. When she’s not writing or speaking, you can find her on a plane traveling to the next city on her bucket list, in the kitchen cooking up a new recipe, dancing to 80s R&B music or snuggled up in her favorite chair with a good book and a glass of red wine.
You can reach Rosetta at email@example.com.
Jillian Smith, Event Director
Jillian serves as the official Event Director for Happy Black Woman. She is the Owner & Principal Planner of OneTouch Events, an International Wedding & Event Planning Company based in Atlanta, GA. Her proven approach for planning, designing and executing the perfect event experience starts with a simple KISS: Keep It Simple Suga!
Leveraging over 12 years in the corporate setting, Jillian’s method is based on streamlining the planning process from start to finish by taking cues from your personality, ideas and past experiences to pull together a full sensory event experience that flows together effortlessly. Whether it be a multi-day business conference or a lavish wedding affair, Jillian’s love of technology and planning tools, coupled with savvy design details are a product of her right and left-brain working in creative harmony. Jillian loves a good glass of Malbec, the color blue and laughter in large doses.
You can reach Jillian at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Natalie Carole Washington, Operations Manager
Natalie Carole Washington serves as the Operations Manager for Happy Black Woman. Natalie loves helping high-achieving socially-responsible speakers, authors, coaches and entrepreneurs achieve their business goals. Natalie holds a Business Degree in Finance from Howard University.
As the busy working mother of 3 handsome little boys, Natalie is a strong advocate for work-life balance. Natalie and her family are living their dreams as expatriates traveling the world. Natalie left the United States in 2007 and has been to 20 countries and counting!
Natalie enjoys travel adventures such as scuba diving, jet-skiing and white water rafting. Although her favorite water sport involves a hammock, an island beach and drinking fresh young coconut water.
You can reach Natalie at email@example.com.
Quanisha Green, Launch Your Business Coach
Quanisha serves as the Launch Your Business Coach for Happy Black Woman. An international speaker, leadership trainer and consultant, Quanisha brings over 15 years of professional experience working with primarily Black communities in program management and development. Quanisha credits much of her personal and professional success to Happy Black Woman’s coaching programs and online courses. Prior to joining the team, she participated in five Happy Black Woman signature programs and has been a community member since 2010.
Quanisha specializes in working with high-achieving Black women who are struggling with emotional barriers, helping them to discover their true worth and make their mark with exceptional results. As a certified Master & Corporate Life Coach and Masters-level Social Worker, Quanisha is well-equipped to assist women with achieving clarity, confidence and courage.
You can reach Quanisha at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Melody Thomas, Community Manager
Melody serves as the Community Manager for Happy Black Woman. An international speaker, writer, and tech-savvy guru, she brings over seven years of professional experience in website design, social media marketing and online business strategy. Before joining the team, she was a member of the Happy Black Woman Mastermind and has been a community member since 2012.
Melody is passionate about STEM education, particularly for young girls of color, politics and the latest social media trends. She is a digital nomad, having traveled to 12 countries so far, and her work has been featured in media outlets, including The New York Times and FastCompany.
In her free time she enjoys watching YouTube videos on political commentary, a cup of warm herbal tea and planning her next trip.
You can reach Melody at email@example.com.
Our Company Values:
We are client-focused. We believe that our clients can do anything they want with their lives and no one can stop them. Every interaction we have with a client is intended to create a positive shift in their lives.
We provide world-class, high-touch customer service – cultivating relationships and building trust with clients, treating each one as a valued customer and not a number.
We are leaders. We are savvy, organized, proactive and resourceful. We see the big picture, take responsibility for the company’s results and course-correct when necessary.
We respect each other. We communicate directly, hold each other accountable and work toward solutions whenever there is a breakdown, in accordance with our values.
We have an entrepreneurial culture. We are willing to learn by doing and implement new ideas with the spirit of curiosity, innovation and collaboration.
We have high standards. We strive for a classy, elegant and powerful representation of the company at all times.
We walk our talk! We show up authentically to encourage and support our tribe with love, respect, honesty & professionalism.