ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Rhonda L. Slade is an author, entrepreneur, educator, and wellness advocate. Her God-given purpose in life is to encourage, comfort, support, and counsel others to make decisions in daily life situations resulting in success. A Teach for America 2015 Corps alum (DC Region), Ms. Slade currently serves the community as an English teacher at a top performing secondary school in Washington, D.C.
Her book, "Your G.R.E.A.T.N.E.S.S. Matters!" has achieved the top rating of 5 stars on Amazon and encourages people of all ages and walks of life across the globe.
Ms. Slade served as the President & Chief Executive Officer for the Prince George’s Chamber of Commerce for four years. Under her leadership, the Chamber grew to record membership levels, garnered elevated influence with elected officials and community leaders, and served the business community with exceptional service and dedication. As a result, Ms. Slade received several awards and recognition from several organizations, most notably the “25 CEOs You Need to Know” award from the Gazette of Politics and Business and recognition in the inaugural list of “50 Who’s Who in Prince George’s County” by Prince George’s Suite Magazine.
Ms. Slade is committed to empowering leaders, especially women and youth, to reach their greatest potential. Ms. Slade is an alumna of Bennett College and the University of the District of Columbia, a proud single mother of three phenomenal adult children, and serves as an active member of First Baptist Church of Glenarden. Ms. Slade contributes her faith in God, commitment to excellence, and dedication to community service, as the cornerstones of her success.