You're looking for someone who can help you create a brand strategy that is authentic and profitable. I can help you create the roadmap to branding success!

My motto is “feel the fear & do it anyway”. 

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Why? Because my life has been a series of bold strategic moves that have resulted in either great reward or great learning's. I launched my blog in fall 2013 with a simple goal of sharing my expertise with others to help them remain two moves ahead of the competition. I started off writing about career development and personal branding. I was also coaching others on career transition and interview prep. My specialty? Leveraging LinkedIn to build your brand, grow your network and make a name for yourself.

 

Along the way, I began to work with entrepreneurs who wanted me to brand their LinkedIn profiles to aid them in getting clients. I LOVED working with this group. As I gaining clients through referrals, their asks became bigger. I went from writing LinkedIn profiles to writing biographies, website content and creating social media strategy for authors, coaches, event planners and more.

 

That experience is what led my business to blossom into what it is now. Today, I help amazing bombshell women like you package their expertise, brand their brilliance and monetize their online presence.

I am also a content creator, serial entrepreneur, and author. Passionate about brand strategy, entrepreneurship, and beauty, I have several brands and ventures that I manage.

 

I am originally from Chicago but currently reside in Pittsburgh and serve as an active member of the Greater Pittsburgh community. I exercise my expertise in training, facilitation, and public speaking by hosting workshops for professional organizations in the areas of personal branding, career development, and the power of social media. I have hosted trainings for the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and more. I have also spoken for national events such as the National Urban League conference, National Black MBA Conference and more!

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I am a past president of the Urban League Young Professionals of Greater Pittsburgh. I am a former board member of prestigious organizations such as Ellevate Network, YWCA Young Leaders Board and more. Today, I serve as the current chapter president for the National Black MBA Association, Pittsburgh and the Local Chapter Leader of Levo Pittsburgh.

 

My continuous efforts and involvement have been recognized by EBONY Magazine, Fast Company, XO Necole, CNN Money, Blavity, Empire Life Magazine, and more! In 2017, I was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Style Week Pittsburgh! I was inducted as an official member of the Forbes Coaches Council in October 2018.  

Awards and Recognition

  • Inducted as an official member of the Forbes Coaching Council in October 2018

  • 2019 Who’s Next: Top Communicators in Pittsburgh by The Incline

  • 2019 Onyx Woman Leadership Award Recipient

  • 2019 Black Girl Magic Award Recipient by Women Entrepreneurs of Pittsburgh

  • 2018 40 under 40 Award Recipient by Pittsburgh Magazine and PUMP

  • 2018 President Honoree by the National Black MBA Association, Detroit

  • 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year by Style Week Pittsburgh

  • 2017 Featured in the Inaugural Edition of Young, Black, Pittsburgh publication

  • 2016 National Urban League Young Professionals 40 Under 40 "Superheros of the Movement" Award Recipient

  • 2016 Fab 40 Under 40 Award Recipient from the New Pittsburgh Courier

  • 2015 Who's Who of Black Pittsburgh Award Recipient

  • 2014 Western Pennsylvania Rising Star Award Recipient

Book Kyshira to Speak

I have over 4 years of experience in facilitating large workshops, facilitating informational sessions and speaking at national conferences. I have spoken for corporations, universities, nonprofit organizations and more. My talks span from 30 minutes up to a half day workshop. 

SIGNATURE TALKS INCLUDE:

  • Zero to Launch: How to Build a Bombshell Brand

  • Personal Branding for Your Career

  • How to Build a Powerful Network

  • How to Diversify Your Income with One Brand

  • Blogging Brilliance: How to Build Influence Online

  • Blogs that Bank: How to Monetize Your Digital Footprint

Custom training and facilitation requests are accepted. Click here to book Kyshira!

Previous Engagements

Podcamp Pittsburgh "Building Your Brand with Blogging"

Hustle HER Way Summit "Brand School"

National Urban League Conference "Power of the Hashtag"

PRSA Women in Biz "Finding Your Authentic Voice"

NBMBAA Leaders of Tomorrow "Personal Branding"

Point Park University "Intentional Branding"

Carnegie Mellon University "Negotiation: A Skill for Life"

The Pearl Club "Branding Yourself Online"

Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Summit - "Building Powerful Connections"

NABA Pittsburgh "Social Media Savvy"

Walker's Legacy "Strategy to Pivot Your Career"

Go Getter Conference - "How to Monetize Your Brand" & "She Means Business" Panelist

Levo League - "Side Hustle Success"

Innovation Works - "Marketing & Branding for Startups"

Werk Pray Slay Conference - "How to Monetize Your Influence"

Professional Women's Network - "Building Your Best Career Life" Panel

MWPs are MVPs Conference - "How I Used Social Media to Find My Passion"

Women for Economic & Leadership Development - "Position Yourself for the Top Job: Personal Branding for Women on the Move"

NBMBAA Conference - "Marketing & Communications for Your Nonprofit"

Women Entrepreneurs of Pittsburgh - "Branding Your Business"

Urban Innovation 21 - "Content Creation for Social Media"