"Empowering women of color through advocacy, education, and support"
WHO WE ARE
The Action Advocate was founded to support high-potential professional women of color. Our tailored support model provides the necessary tools and resources needed to succeed in a challenging work environment, through coaching, education, mentorship, and more. With a focus on empowerment and growth, we are committed to helping women of color achieve their professional goals.
MEET OUR FOUNDER
Meet Leatrice Shacks, founder of the Action Advocate and a seasoned professional with a diverse background in African American Studies, Psychology, and Administration. With over 15 years of experience in talent development and project management, Leatrice has established herself as a trusted advisor, providing strategic counsel to senior leaders across a range of industries. Fueled by her passion for empowering marginalized communities, Leatrice is committed to using her expertise to help others reach their full potential. Through advocacy and mentorship, she is dedicated to creating positive change and supporting the development of future leaders.