Raised in a Domestic Violence
Lived in what some would consider the 'projects'
Death of a Brother found in a River
2x Rape Survivor
Multiple Abusive Relationships
Home Fire had to receive aid from the Red Cross
Hospitalized for suicidal thoughts
C & D Student
Small Business Owner
Leader, Trainer, Certified Career Coach
First Generation College Graduate
Dual Masters Degree Holder (MBA/MS) from Northeastern University & Johnson & Wales University
Undergraduate Degree, UMASS Amherst
Executive Education from MIT Sloan and Harvard Kennedy School
Doctorate Candidate, Northeastern University
Past & Present faculty appointments: Trinity Washington University, Northeastern University, Cambridge College
Goodwill Ambassador, Gambia West Africa
Chapter 5 Author: Obama & Black Loyalty, Youth & Unemployment
Former Miss Black RI USA
Harvard WECAN Woman of The Year
METCO Graduate, Natick High School
High School - College - Graduate School - Recent Graduates - Young Professionals
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Natascha Saunders is a certified career coach, facilitator, speaker, consultant, and proud daughter of Edward R. Saunders (Aircraft Division, Retired from General Electric) and Faye J. Harley-Saunders (Admissions Counselor, Retired from New England Law School), and sister of Edward Michael Saunders (Pastor, Gang Youth Expert, Singer), and Rodney Eugene Saunders (*Deceased, Musician).
Natascha Saunders is a certified career coach, facilitator, astute public speaker, faculty member, and consultant, who is underpinned by sound coaching principles and well-validated techniques which produce amazing results. She is an embodiment of vitality in the lives of her clients.
A former Assistant Director of Career Services, Assistant Human Resources Manager, IVY+ MBA Admissions Committee Member and Financial Associate, Natascha customizes her consulting style to help clients write visions and outline their goals. 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 middle-management leaders looking to rebrand.
As the founder of a career and consulting firm, The YCC Inc. est. 2009 in Boston, MA serving Gen X, Millennials, Gen Z, and corporations such as: EMD Serono, KPMG, YearUp and Target; Natascha has provided Executive C-Suite Coaching, developed curriculum, crafted workshops for Fortune 500 companies, coached foster care youth, created communication plans, and crafted human resource policies for small businesses. She leverages her experiences to help clients brand for the 21st century from the inside out.
An exemplary leader, Natascha has spoken at organizations, universities, non-profits, churches and provided webinars on career and leadership development. She has contributed to media outlets such as 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.
Certified in Career Coaching by PARW/CC, she is an executive education alumni of Harvard Kennedy School in Leading Change, and MIT Sloan in Entrepreneurship, trained in Mediation from Harvard Law, an MBA graduate in Organizational Leadership of Johnson & Wales University, a master's degree holder and doctoral candidate in Leadership & Communication at Northeastern University, and she earned a bachelor's in Image Consulting from UMASS Amherst.
She loves to play tennis, bake pound cakes and cheer her godson on at his soccer games.
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