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Broaden Awareness.

Build Resilience.

Bridge Hope.

“You have given me some great tools to work with.” - “Kathy provides tools that will help multiple situations.” - “Your story helps people feel like they are not alone.” - “Your story is changing lives.”  

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An extraordinary story of hope & triumph. 

Drawing from her own battles, Kathy passionately promotes mental health awareness, education and fosters resiliency, equipping her audience with the tools they need to cultivate inner strength and lead fulfilling lives. 


Kathy has shared her story and insights globally for many well recognized platforms including TEDx, Community Now Magazine, Project Management Institute, and SPEAK Events, to name a few. In addition to speaking, Kathy is a celebrated memoir and resiliency author, a Certified QPR Suicide Prevention Instructor, and the CEO of She Shed Media Group, a firm that supports elevated heart centered leadership, increased audience engagement, and program improvement through training, advising, and the development of digital content and tools.

Dana Qualtieri, Realtor

“Kathy's ability to capture an audience, make them feel a part of the story, and invoke feelings within as well as inspire will captivate you..."
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Succumbing to the violence, addiction, and mental abuse that surrounded her in childhood, Kathy started to follow a destructive trajectory.


Yet, in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds, Kathy experienced a profound shift in perspective that set her on a course towards personal redemption and professional success. Transitioning from a place of struggle, Kathy emerged as a Corporate Trainer, Entrepreneur, Author and Public Speaker.

Residing in Virginia, Kathy's message of resilience extends beyond the United States as she shares globally. When she is not on stage, training, or writing, Kathy dedicates her time to her family and to young adult mentorship, embodying her motto: "If I can win my fight, with the odds stacked against me, so can you!" 


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