Tavetta Patterson is a Public Speaker, Published Author, Award Winning Mentor and Philanthropist on a mission to help people discover and live their purpose. She is an Author of five books and a contributing Author featured in two books. She has written television program treatments, produced and hosted thirteen television programs. 

Tavetta Patterson is the Founder of Abundant Life Publications. Through this company she has published ten magazines and five books. She is also the Founder of Gary Life Education Initiative Incorporated; through this organization she has provided educational services to benefit 20,000 children and their families. She has developed corporate mentoring programs; youth leadership development programs; workforce development programs; a college care package program; college tours; college and career readiness workshops for schools, colleges and community centers. Tavetta has 30 years of public speaking and writing experience. She has written curriculums and conducted trainings to equip community members and business professionals to mentor children. She developed two main programs entitled, “College Readiness in the Classroom” and “Learn from Leaders.” From 2010 through 2016 she travelled and facilitated workshops to teach the programs to high school studen ts in Kansas and Indiana. At the heart of each presentation is her desire to help people make the rest of their life, the best of their life. 

Tavetta began 2018 as an Instructor at Indiana University Northwest Senior University.  She developed the “Write Through grief” Program, Power Point Presentation, Victory Portfolio, Victory Agreement and Peace Agreement. Then she provided a workshop in the C.U.R.E. Center for Urban and Regional Excellence Community Space Friday, January 5, 2018. As a result of 85% excellent evaluations and 15% good evaluations from participants, her presentation, “Write Through grief” was requested as a series, scheduled for May 2018.

Tavetta is available to speak on a variety of topics, including:

  • Brand YOU
  • Business like a B.I.G. Girl
  • Courageous Leadership
  • Classroom Change Agents
  • Dream building through team building
  • From Mourning to the Morning: Grief Recovery
  • Intentional Success
  • Maximize all YOUR talents
  • Resilience is stronger than A.C.E.S.
  • Social Media for Social Good (Nonprofit Organization Development)
  • Stronger than Domestic Violence
  • Stronger than Bullies: Overcoming Bullying in the Workplace
  • Stronger than the bumps in the road
  • The Power of an Engaged Community
  • The Power of High Expectations
  • The Power of One
  • The Power of Purpose
  • The Secrets We Keep
  • Unshaken Faith
  • Unshaken Marriage

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