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Please join us as we welcome
RENEE C. MEEKS & TARCIA GILLIAM-PARRISH
TUESDAY, JUNE 27
to celebrate the release of their new book
THE SEESAW EFFECT: NAVIGATING THE UPS AND DOWNS OF LIFE WITH PURPOSE, WISDOM AND RESILIENCE
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ABOUT THE BOOK:
The Seesaw Effect is an inspiring book that explores the parallels between life's ups and downs and leadership's challenges. Drawing on personal experiences and in-depth interviews with successful leaders, the authors share valuable insights and practical advice for navigating the unpredictable nature of life and leadership, from dealing with setbacks and failures to seizing opportunities and cultivating resilience.
The Seesaw Effect offers a roadmap for anyone seeking to thrive in both their personal and professional lives. Whether you're a seasoned executive or an emerging leader, this book will equip you with the tools and strategies to embrace the journey and confidently lead. This book is a must-read for anyone seeking inspiration and encouragement to overcome obstacles and embrace the journey.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Dr. Renee C. Meeks has over 20 years of experience in education and leadership. Her career has encompassed diverse roles such as classroom instruction, administration, and nonprofit leadership, all with the common goal of being a champion for others while promoting equity and inclusivity. As an engagement specialist, she has trained educators using research-based practices. She serves on education boards and has received numerous awards for her work. She is also known for her practical advice and for building community partnerships. She enjoys sports, concerts, spending time with family, public service, and promoting college and career initiatives through the Exquisite Pearls of Excellence non-profit mentoring program.
Dr. Meeks earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Memphis, a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Freed-Hardeman University, a Doctor of Education degree in Organizational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University, and a certificate in Women's Entrepreneurship from Cornell University.
Dr. Tarcia Gilliam-Parrish is an esteemed educator and engagement specialist with 20+ years of experience in education. Tarcia is a prolific author known for practical advice and connection with educators. As co-founder of the Power of Engagement, she shares engagement strategies with educators nationwide. Tarcia champions equity and inclusivity in Education and has developed programs for diverse student populations. She provides professional development training and support to teachers and administrators, incorporating research-based practices and technology tools. She enjoys traveling, exploring cultures and cuisines, spending time with family, and volunteering in her community.
Dr. Parrish received a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Memphis, a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Freed-Hardeman University, and a Doctor of Education degree in Leadership in K-12 Administration from Bethel University. Dr. Gilliam-Parrish has received a certificate in Women's Entrepreneurship from Cornell University.