Keisha Howard is a passionate communicator and girls’ self-esteem enthusiast who is making a positive impact in the lives of girls, young women, and the people who care about them. She specializes in healthy teen girl development and her programs inspire tween/teen girls and young women to build confidence, make positive decisions, and genuinely love themselves; while empowering their parents to maintain connected and have healthy communication throughout adolescence.
Known as “The Queen of Empowering Teens,” Keisha has a special way of connecting with girls that empowers them to want to excel in school and life – with confidence; many call her “The Girl Whisperer.” After 10 years of experience as a school teacher and school guidance Counselor, Keisha developed a knack for motivating girls at a soul level, and then made it her life’s mission to both empower girls and educate parents on the latest topics and trends that relate to developing today’s generation of healthy girls. She wants girls to fall in love with themselves and have unshakeable confidence that allows them to avoid peer pressure & accomplish their dreams, while also making sure girls feel comfortable talking to their moms, and moms feel comfortable connecting and communicating with their daughters.
She is the Founder of PEARL Girls, a self-esteem and etiquette organization for girls that was recognized in 2014 with the #Beygood endorsement by Beyonce. Keisha’s first book, The Inner-Beauty Secret, is a 2015 Gold Award recipient from the Mom’s Choice Awards. A lifetime learner, Keisha received both her Bachelor of Science in Recreation and Leisure Studies and her Master’s Degree in Counseling from the University of North Texas. She possesses a State Board of Educator Certification in both Teaching and Professional School Counseling, and is also a Certified Life Coach Practitioner and Certified Etiquette Consultant.