The New 97.7 Woman Of The Week - Week Of April 15, 2019
Name: Natascha Saunders
From: Hyde Park, MA
About Woman Of The Week: Natascha is no stranger to Boston having grown up Dorchester's Uphams Corner neighborhood and also Academy Homes in Roxbury. She is the true definition of it's not where you're from, it's where your at! Natascha is a certified career coach with a focus on providing students with the tools necessary to become self-aware and market-ready. Natascha currently serves as an Associate Director / Career Coach at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government; with faculty appointments at Cambridge College and Northeastern University. She is also the Founder of The Youth Career Coach Inc. and holds a consulting contract as a Veteran Career Coach at Brown University.
Natascha’s former roles comprise of Doctoral Intern at the U.S. Department of Education, Intern Hill Resident at the E.W. Richardson Building, alongside the Heritage Foundation for conservatives, Interim Academic Affairs Manager at George Washington University, MBA Admissions Committee at MIT Sloan School of Management,Assistant Director of Career Services at Boston University, and Financial Associate at A.G. Edwards. Additionally, with a family of veterans, she proudly served as a Veteran Career Coach for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation: Hiring Our Heroes.
Natascha has been featured on major networks like ABC, and various press outlets such as Washington Informer, Scholastic, and was most recently quoted by the New York Times. Natascha is Chapter 5 Author in the book Obama & Black Loyalty with a focus on black youth and unemployment. The Women’s Empowerment Convention (WECAN) at Harvard named her a ‘Women of the Year’ and Northeastern University nominated her for ‘Teaching Excellence.’
Tapping into her educational background, she is certified in Career Coaching by PARW/CC. She earned a Senate Citation from the RI Institute for Labor Studies, Certificate of Appreciation from the DIA: Federal Women, is a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy, an executive education alumna of the Harvard Kennedy School in Leading Change, and MIT Sloan in Entrepreneurship, trained in HMP Mediation from Harvard Law, an MBA graduate of Johnson & Wales, BA holder from UMASS Amherst, and a master’s degree holder and current doctoral candidate at Northeastern University.
Favorite 97.7 Artists: Carl Thomas, 112, Usher
Natascha's Song Pick: Carl Thomas - "Emotional"
Congratulations to Natascha Saunders, our New 97.7 Woman Of The Week!
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