Harriet Tinka – Biography

Harriet Tinka is a perfect example of someone finding a need in the community and filling it. Her students know her as a "Powerhouse Role Model" who makes being genuine the most powerful thing of all. She is an invigorating Transformational speaker, Passionate Life Coach, Blogger, Chartered Professional Accountant, Football Official, Turning Point Expert, and an Ultra-marathon runner. She is the founder and CEO of the award-winning Social Enterprise, Empowered Me Inc, a company whose mission is to inspire and empower girls and women.

Though stabbed, kidnapped and left for dead, she turned that horrifying experience into motivation. She has inspired and given hope to women who are faced with domestic violence.

As an expert in business and personal motivation for growth, Harriet, possesses a remarkable ability to understand what is essential to her audiences. She leads using the Golden Pearls from the bestselling book “The Secrets To Living A Fantastic Life” which she co-authored with Dr. Lycka, a life-changing speaker, acclaimed author and transformational thought leader. With her presence on stage, media experience, complete professionalism, and expertise to craft custom messaging in her presentations, Harriet ensures individuals, teams, and organizations move from overwhelmed to resilient.

Harriet has received numerous awards, including YWCA Woman of Distinction, Global Woman of Vision, Afro- Canadian Community Woman of the Year, Action for Healthy Communities Youth Empowerment Award, Rotary Integrity Award and Daughter's Day Award just to mention a few. She is a tireless philanthropist and a Toastmaster Divisional Champion. She describes her life as coming from tragic to magic.

Harriet feels blessed to have her journey supported by her partner Steve and her three lovable children Tristan, Rhiannah and Aaliyah.

For more information, visit www.empoweredme.ca