MEET LIZA WISNER
I believe everyone needs a support system. That’s my role in our community. To PowerUp the Communities I serve. I do this by bringing people and technology together to help us succeed.
At the age of 19, I moved to Corpus Christi, Texas from Nairobi, Kenya on a golf scholarship to pursue a career in Computer Science. I have turned my love of automation and humanity into a fulfilling life, winning multiple awards for community engagement and managing inclusive talent development initiatives around the world.
I have worked with the executive leadership teams of various organizations to drive their growth and delivery of learning and development services. I lead the development and delivery of technical, industry professional, learning, and leadership development for over 10,000 individuals annually.
I’ve been featured on NBC, The Apprentice TV Show, Al Jazeera, BBC, Black Enterprise, Caller-Times Newspaper, Hungry Kids, Kenya Golf Guide, KRIS Channel 3, Texas Business Women, Jamhuri Magazine, Nation Newspaper, The Standard, People, AOL Jobs, Reaching Neighbors, and many other media publications.
I graduated college with highest honors, Summa Cum Laude from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi earning a Master’s Degree of Science in Educational Technology, along with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and a minor in Management of Information Systems.
In addition to many awards, I have won an entrepreneur of the year award and was named “Corpus Christi Under 40, Person of the Year”.
Find out more about Liza Wisner. www.lizawisner.com
MEET DR. TAMMY FRANCIS
Dr. Tammy Francis, The Catalyst, is a Texas native. Affectionately called Dr. Tammy, she is an
Edupreneur. She is the owner and CEO of Catalyst 4 Change Global, LLC, Catalyst 4 Change
Travel, T. F. Donaldson Global Enterprises, LLC and Catalyst4Change Apparel. She is also the
founder of the Catalyst 4 Change Global Community. Dr. Tammy is a full-time, tenured
Assistant Professor of Reading and Faculty Coordinator of Developmental Education. She
teaches developmental reading and integrated reading and writing courses. She is also a Life and
Business Strategist, Educator, Global Community Builder, Consultant, Educational Researcher,
Literacy Advocate, Speaker, Author, and Traveler. Dr. Tammy has been a TEDx speaker. Her
talk was titled, “Connected to Your Purpose, on Purpose.” She is also serving the community as the Event Curator for TEDx Cole Park - JEDI: Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
As an educator for more than 20 years, Dr. Tammy helps adults improve their reading and
writing skills as well as their ability to be successful in college and life. She offers her services as
a consultant and professional developer to supports educators in the secondary and
postsecondary classroom to improve reading and writing instruction across the curriculum as
well as student success strategies in the school setting. She also shares instructional strategies
that create an engaged, equitable, and inclusive environment for students from diverse
As an entrepreneur and strategist, Dr. Tammy helps purpose-driven leaders move in the direction
of more and prepare for what’s next by providing the tools and strategies needed to plan and live
on purpose in life and/or business. She also offers goal setting/vision sessions, purpose planning
workshops, and conscious connections retreats.
Dr. Tammy’s two most recent titles are “Manifesting More: A Playbook for Planning and Living
on Purpose” and “R.E.A.P. More: 76 Seeds for This Season.” She also has chapters in the
recently released books, “You Can: 33 Stories to Uplift and Inspire Everyday People” and
“Stronger: A Guide for Women Entrepreneurs on Finding Hope and Motivation for Your
Business During Times of Crisis.”
Connect with her across all social media platforms @DrTammyFrancis and @C4CGlobal1.
Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FEATURED POWERUP TALKS TO BOOK
R.E.A.P More: 76 Seeds for Improving Teacher Morale and Student Success
PowerUp Your Life Keynote
Power Up is from the Latin “potentia sursum”. It literally means “superpotential”. In this module, we welcome you to the PowerUp Delta Series so you can PowerUp Your Life to actualize your potential. We will take a big picture look at the 9 (+1!) Modules of the PowerUp Delta: Starting with an overview of ancient wisdom plus modern science, utilizing practical tools to live your best life.
Mindset Shifts: Addressing Equity and Access in Education
Manifesting More: Planning and Living on Purpose
PowerUp Your Purpose
Discover your purpose to fulfill your destiny. Abraham Maslow tells us that what one can be, one must be. Actualizing our potential is like oxygen for the soul. Helping you discover your purpose and fulfill your destiny is what this talk is all about.
WakeUp to PowerUp
Let’s face it, waking up early, living your best life, and juggling a busy workload can be close to impossible. There is not enough time for all of it! That’s why Liza Wisner developed the WakeUp To PowerUp Prime Time routine to start the day, Powered Up.
Let us learn together. Let's create spaces where everyone can thrive and contribute their best. Let us PowerUp Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging in our communities.
PowerUp Algorithms To Automate
Computer Algorithms and like a recipe for a computer: An algorithm tells the computer what to do in order to produce a certain outcome. You need to build human algorithms aka recipes for your life to stack positive habits to maintain focus, make progress, cultivate confidence, demonstrate consistency, and commit to spiraling up by keeping score on the things that matter most.
PowerUp Hero Kids
PowerUp Your Spartan Life
PowerUp Your Future Skills
Did you know that about 50% of the skills you need - regardless of your industry - will have changed by 2030? Are you ready for those changes? This rapid pace of change in jobs and skills means there’s always a growing demand to update skills, faster.
THE #POWERUP TALKS SPEAKING NETWORK
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