Tarita Thomas was diagnosed with Endometriosis at the age of 12. None of the options her doctors offered helped, so she spent the next 30 years suffering, researching answers and seeking relief. Her passion for Women’s Wellness is rooted in the impact that journey has had on her schooling, career and financial life. She is the author of First Blood: Women’s Stories of their First Period, Founder of The pms Telethon designed to eradicate cramps, fibroids & endometriosis, and Founder of Pussy the Seminar: Creating Safe Space Dialogue About Our Most Sacred and Controversial Body Part. A credentialed coach, facilitator, participatory researcher, data scientist and 20-year veteran of Human Resources and Diversity Consulting, Tarita is invested in driving authentic, vulnerable, critical conversations. Tarita is co-facilitator of #coochieconversations and co-founder and Chief Evangelist of WeKNOW.
A Black girl transplanted from Harlem, NY and now living in Atlanta, GA, Tanya Leake is a holistic wellness coach, consultant and educator who specializes in holistic nutrition, self-care, dance and fitness. Founder of her own brand of holistic wellness under EmBODY WELL, Tanya is a certified ACE (American Council on Exercise) health coach and group fitness instructor. She holds specialty certifications in behavior change, women’s health, natural health, sports and exercise nutrition and nutrition therapy. Tanya is a former senior consultant with Accenture’s Information Management Services group, with a background in computer programming, systems and data architecture. Tanya is co-facilitator of #coochieconversations and co-founder and CEO of WeKNOW.
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