TANDRA BIRKETT: SPEAKER
Tandra Birkett is not just another motivational speaker giving you, self help tips and witty words that excite you but do not transform you. Tandra is authentic, credible and passionate. Tandra believes the key to transformation is through Education. Her over 20 years experience as an educator, conflict resolution specialist, entreprenuer, minister, and chaplain equip her with the skills necessary to teach you the principles of transformation.
"Be Transformed by the Renewing of your Mind"
Once the mind is renewed the transformation process can begin...
Please Note: In addition to the speaker themes and workshops below, Tandra can customize her presentation or create curriculum based upon the specific needs of your organization.
Flint Rock: Overcoming Obstacles
In order to accomplish our goals it is vital that we learn how to overcome the obstacles and challenges in our lives. The method to overcoming obstacles, is to create a mindset of determination and focus. The combination of DETERMINATION and FOCUS creates FLINT ROCK. An unbreakable rock that will destroy the power of the obstacles in your life, that limit your sucsess!
Launch Pad: Strategic Planning
The place where a rocket leaves the earth to take out off into outer space is called the launching pad. That launching pad is the foundation that enables the rocket to take off into the atmosphere. The LAUNCH PAD workshop will prepare you with foundational principles necessary to propel you into your purpose!!!!
“I Like Me”: Development for Girls
In our society beauty is defined in the media by unattainable goals. As a result, so many girls struggle with identity and self esteem. This workshop teaches girls how to look in the mirror and say "I LIKE ME". (for ages tweens to twenties)
"More Than a Baby Mama": Single Mothers
A vast majority of the families in our society are headed by single mothers; whether by abandonment, choice, divorce or widowed; women in this stituation face significant challenges. "More Than a Baby Mama" will teach the skills necessary to be both accomplished individuals and sucessful mothers, which will help to produce healthy families and commumities.
"One Winged Butterfly":
Personal Growth and Development
From the Caterpillar to Butterfly, in life we go through transitional stages to complete our process. If we do not go through the necessary stages we will become like a butterfly with only one wing. This workshop will teach the skills of successful transformation.
Transition to Adulthood: How to become a sucessful adult
"Should I get a job? Should I go to college? What school should I go to? Is it time for me to get my own apartment?
One of the most vulnerable places that we go through in life are transitions: exiting the teenage years to the young adult years can be one of the most challenging times we face and one of the most important. The decisions that are made will determine the trajectory of your future. This workshop will help you sort things out, answer your questions and create an action plan. (*excellent for GED Programs and College- Career Departments)
“Off the Corner Campaign”:
Development for Black and Latino Boys
Tandra has specialized in the needs of Black and Latino young men for almost 2 decades. She has wrote curriculum, conducted workshops, led trainings, spoke in prisons and mentored young Black and Latino men. This workshop(s) will teach these young men that they have choices and that their is an alternative to street life. This workshop will begin by creating a healthy definition of manhood, the characterisitcs of a good father, destroying the myths of media and help to create an action plan for a productive life style and sucessful future. Tandra can also train other practitioners in schools or community based organized with the skills and techniques to work with these young men sucessfully.
Parenting on Purpose:
Parenting is the most important job in the universe! Believe it or Not the parent is the MOST influential person in the life of a child. However, parenting does not require school, training or a certificate. This workshop teaches parents successful skills from the perspective that, parenting must be purposeful; it is more then food and shelter but it is the conscious attempt to teach your child the skills to become a productive person.
(*this workshop is also helpful for foster care agencies and other community based organizations)