Together weTHRIVE

MEET OUR LEADERS

Influence to Impact

Susan

Chief Executive Officer

Master Coach, The Love Hacker

Canadian-born Chinese, Susan grew up struggling with her sense of belonging in the world. At the age of 23, she left home and immersed herself deep into her roots, achieving great success working within multicultural environments in Hong Kong, China, Thailand and Singapore. Today, she is a Master Coach teaching emotional intelligence and cross cultural integration inspiring women to achieve success and happiness and to thrive under any condition and in any environment with love, grace and dignity.

Also known as The Love Hacker, Susan is a truth seeker who is gifted in helping anyone hack through your untruths to access the truth that lies in your heart, where your true inspiration and fuel lies.

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Crystal

Chief Strategy Officer

Pro Sports & Leadership Coach/ Author/ Speaker

Crystal's story is one that begins in rural Oklahoma and takes her from a poor, close-knit family to being the first African American female ever inducted into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. This journey is one of trials, triumphs and failures. Having had a stellar college career at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Crystal graduated holding most National NAIA records. Crystal went on to become Rookie of the Year in the American Basketball League for the Colorado Explosion. Crystal then become the 6th overall pick in the WNBA draft, making her one of only 2 players to ever compete in the WNBA from the NAIA level. She went on to compete in 3 WNBA finals as a player with the New York Liberty before winning a championship as an assistant coach with the Seattle Storm in 2018. Crystal was also assistant coach for the Dallas Wings.

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Impact Partners

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Darlene

Founder, Goalfriends Global Foundation

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Darlene is the Founder + CEO of GF Global, LLC featuring the global brand, GoalFriends®, and the Director of the GoalFriends Global Foundation.

She has built and currently leads an international community of over 1,000+ female members.

Her programs are designed to inspire life transformations by teaching strategies on dream making, goal setting, and purposeful living. She has made it her life’s mission to teach transformational strategies of empowerment through her GoalFriends programs, and to serve marginalized communities through the foundation efforts. She is also passionate to work closely with millennials, thereby cultivating our future female leaders.

Adrianne

Founder, STUDIO 33 / Speaker

One woman, many passions

 

Studio 33 is a the brainchild of Adrianne Ross, a former pro baller, diversity consultant, inspirational speaker and stylist. Adrianne blends a fresh mix of global street style, sportswear influences, unexpected touches and vintage thrift finds. She is passionate about working in her community and creating dialogue to bring awareness to diversity issues.

Studio 33 is a creative studio that celebrates diversity in fashion and media through styling, content and advocacy.

We’re raising the standard for inclusion and representation within the creative community.

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Be Heard...

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Jan

Body Language, Non-Verbal Communication Expert

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Jan Hargrave teaches you the ways in which YOUR  body communicates with the world around you. As the nation’s leading behavioural authority and body language expert, Jan teaches the skills you need to “read” your family, your associates, your customers, in fact, everyone around you.

She has shared her expertise about body language, persuasion and influence with the New York Times, NBC News, ABC News, CBS News, Fox Television, the Steve Harvey Show, and dozens of popular magazines.