Women & Politics: An Evolution in Community Leadership with Dr. Shawnrell Blackwell

Today we talk with Dr. Shawnrell Blackwell about health, wellness, and the evolution of a community leader through response to community needs.

Dr. Shawnrell Blackwell is a Professional Curator for health and wellness and networking events. Her interactive sessions in the fields of education and mental health have impacted thousands for over 20 years. She is a change agent with a proven track record of success. Her clientele boasts immediate transformation during her powerful coaching sessions. Affectionately called the self-care guru, she advocates for equity and accessibility of mental health services in BIPOC communities through her work as co-owner of Avail Outpatient Counseling. As founder of the Education Connection Academy (ECA) nonprofit, she has spearheaded many accomplished philanthropic projects, including creating healing spaces for hundreds of people each year. Dr. Blackwell specializes in nonpharmaceutical interventions such as mindfulness, movement, and medicinal herbs to heal the mind, body, and spirit. Through her gift of storytelling and dance, she has created an unparalleled connection with people around the world. The international motivational speaker received her Ph.D. from Virginia Tech University and M.Ed. and BA from Virginia State University where she studied communications, literature, and leadership. A true multi-hyphenate, she shares her offerings as a licensed mental health professional, grant writer, certified Reiki Master Teacher, and Fitness, CPR, and ESL Instructor.

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