Natascha F. Saunders, Founder/CEO of The Youth Career Coach Inc. est. in 2009 is a respected certified career coach and workshop facilitator helping students to start, navigate and excel in their careers. She is focused on preparing students to be self-aware and market-ready for Corporate America! Also, she currently serves on the Leadership Faculty at Northeastern University, Gender Women Studies Faculty at The University of Rhode Island and as a Senior MBA Admissions Consultant at The MBA Exchange, where her specialty is helping those in education/non-profit sector prepare their best possible MBA candidacy package into an IVY League Institution.  To learn more about Natascha visit:LinkedIn ~ Twitter ~ Facebook Personal ~ Facebook Business ~ Pinterest ~ Instagram ~ YouTube


SFC Nancy Blanchard, VP Operations in Cambridge, MA for The Youth Career Coach Inc. born and raised in Cambridge, MA is an Afghanistan Combat Veteran with almost 20 years of service. Her passion for veterans and youth stems from her desire to make a positive difference. She currently serves as an Army Reserve Career Counselor for the United States Army Reserve and was recently elected Chair of the Armed Services & Veterans Affairs for the Boston NAACP Branch. When she is not volunteering, you can find her tutoring math with her nieces and nephews or helping to package goods to send to those in Haiti still recovering from the 2010 earthquake. Nancy uses her military experience to support and advise within the leadership development curriculum used by YCC Inc. facilitators.

Dawn Adeyemi, LICSW | Workshop Facilitator in Providence, RI for The Youth Career Coach Inc. Dawn is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Speaker, and Model. She is an experienced psychotherapist, often praised for her unique style with her clients and on the runway. Dawn has a confident yet easy demeanor and often uses humor to engage others. "Laughter doeth good like medicine" is a proverb that Dawn deeply believes in and lives by. Dawn uses her skills in psychotherapy and her knowledge in the fashion industry to help others accurately represent themselves well in person and on paper. Dawn believes that communication is important as we are always communicating, even when are not speaking. Dawn received a BS in Psychology from UMASS Amherst, an MSW from Boston College, and a certificate in Human Resources from Quincy College. She expects that her formal education and her experience in Human Resources will give her insight into what is expected for hiring and promoting to better serve her clientele. 


Sherry ChengResearch Assistant in New York, NY for The Youth Career Coach Inc. Sherry introduces herself as a Chinese Asian American graduate student, research assistant, writer and young professional. Majoring in Psychology at St. John’s University and working at the Center for Psychological Services she has come to attain skills in conducting and researching psychology literature reviews and publications. Throughout her time working at the clinic, she has come to understand the theories of change over time involving child-parent interaction. Sherry’s career goal is to pursue research, as well as, clinical or school practice in child cognitive, developmental, and social psychology. She plans to obtain a doctorate in clinical or school psychology after completing her combined Bachelors and Masters Experimental Psychology Program. In the process of achieving that goal, Sherry has served as an advisor, researcher, and writer for The Youth Career Coach Inc. where her skills have helped to create a list of scholarship resources, career development presentations, leadership articles, and much more. 


Felicia Fort, MBA | Workshop Facilitator & Speaker in Washington, D.C. for The Youth Career Coach Inc. a native of New York City, Felicia Fort is philanthropist dedicated to assisting individuals in gaining a different perspective on the subject of math and teaching them how to enjoy it. Felicia is an alumnus of Benedict College, class of ‘10, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. While attending Benedict College, she was an active student leader in several organizations including Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), Theatre Ensemble Performing Arts Program, and the Leadership Development Institute. Also, she was afforded the opportunity to study abroad in the Yunnan Province of China for the summer of 2008 in an effort to support the advancement of STEM courses.  Felicia also earned her MBA from Trinity Washington University in 2014. Lastly, Felicia is the Founder/CEO of One Step Closer: Finding the Fun in Math Tutoring Company committed to helping individuals find the fun in the study of mathematics.


Dima HendricksWorkshop Facilitator & Speaker in Randolph, MA for The Youth Career Coach Inc. At the age of six months, Dima was diagnosed with Sickle Cell Anemia. In the face of adversity, Dima is determined to live a life filled with purpose. A graduate of Liberty University, Dima has an extensive pageant resume that spans for over 13 years. In addition to winning state and local titles, she has coached and directed. During her reign as Miss Black Massachusetts USA 2007, Dima became an advocate for The American Heart and Stroke Association. She also became the youngest board member of the Greater Boston Sickle Cell Association.Today, Dima continues to advocate for the sickle cell community at large. In addition to educating individuals with holistic and creative alternatives to treating illness, Dima continues to partner with physicians and pharmaceutical companies to help find a cure for sickle cell disease. Dima is also a co-host and co-producer of Public Praise TV, a show that was created by her talented husband, Michael. The couple is happily married and has two handsome boys.


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