Melissa is the CEO of The Activation Hour Coaching & Consulting, specializing in life & business coaching for coaches, speakers and executives. After 16 years as a Sales & Marketing Director and Corporate Trainer, Melissa shifted her sphere of influence to serve through coaching and community advocacy. She has recently launched Activation Coaching International, a global coaching certification training program catering to executive and leadership coaching. She is the Founder of Writing Our Wrongs, Inc., a non-profit youth advocacy organization empowering youth to activate their voice through writing and speech for anti-bullying and social justice. Through her work in corporate and community, she specializes in activating others to tell their stories to impact change. She has been featured in HuffPost, Training Industry Magazine, Voyage ATL and Sheen Magazine. She is also the host of The Activation Hour Podcast focusing on purpose at work and in the world, and she is a co-host and producer of the Color Outside THE Lines series creating open conversations on racism in the workplace. Learn more about Melissa at www.theactivationhour.com.