BLP 2022 Annual Fundraiser Gala – Keynote Speaker

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BLP 2022 Annual Fundraiser Gala – Keynote Speaker

Mrs. Thecia Jenkins Kwarteng

Thecia Jenkins is an international speaker, consultant, and author teaching non-profits and small businesses to equip their leadership and teams to deliver client services that are affirming and inclusive while also building self-care for themselves.

Thecia is a certified emotional intelligence practitioner and behavioral consultant and has over twenty-five years in social services as a program and human resource director.  Her background includes developing and delivering professional development to law enforcement, healthcare, higher education, victim and social service professionals on cultural competence, gender-based violence, emotional intelligence, and communication.

As a sought after speaker and consultant, she has appeared on radio and television.  She was hired by The Book of John Gray, a reality television show on the Oprah Winfrey Network, as a sexual assault expert.  She has consulted in West Africa and Trinidad and Tobago for educators, ministers and victim advocates.   She has authored and co-authored four books which are available on

Thecia is passionate about delivering transformational programming that challenges professionals to increase their self-awareness, manage change, connect with others and embrace diversity to build high achieving teams that produce bold outcomes.  She does this through keynotes, success workshops, consulting, and coaching.

She invites you to learn more about her work as the CEO of I Am BOLD, LLC by visiting her at and joins her VIP List to receive monthly updates on becoming a bolder you!