Dr. Rosenna Bakari, Philadelphia native, is an empowerment expert psychologist, Author, and speaker. Her 6th book is set to launch on July 1, 202. It’s titled “Relationships And Emotional Wellness.” She is the founder of Talking Trees, Inc., the only international organization that focuses exclusively on empowering adults who experienced sexual abuse before the age of 18. She created the Living Openly Model of Advocacy and Support based on her work with survivors around the world. She currently works with clients from around the world online using one-on-one and group platforms to support life changes, heal trauma, and reset healthy life narratives.
Dr. Rosenna Bakari is a scholar, motivational speaker, and social advocate. She lectures, trains, and consults on issues of leadership, empowerment, and diversity. She has authored six books, taught at the university level, and founded and served as executive director of a nonprofit empowerment organization. She was recognized as a woman of Influence by the Colorado Springs Business Journal. She currently offers wellness programs to individuals and businesses as an empowerment expert. Dr. Bakari earned her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado in 2000. She earned her Master’s degree at age of 22 from the State University of New York after receiving her undergraduate degree from Cornell University. Her personal achievements include being a 4th-degree black belt, a transformational poet, and a marathon runner.