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Marsha Haygood

2016 Speaker

MARSHA HAYGOOD is an author, talent development expert and empowerment coach, and the president of StepWise Associates. She has been featured as one of the elite in “Speaking of Success,” a book on building leadership, along with best-selling authors Stephen Covey, Ken Blanchard and Jack Canfield.  She is also co-author of “The Little Black Book of Success: Laws of Leadership for Black Women,” which was nominated for the esteemed NAACP Literary award and has become a staple in homes across the United States. Haygood has won numerous awards including the prestigious YMCA Black Achievement award, The Network Journal’s Influential Black Women in Business award and The National Association of African Americans in Human Resources Trailblazer award. She was recently honored with the Community Service award for her continued commitment to the success of others and the community she serves. Haygood is a founding member of Black Women of Influence. She is also a member of the board of directors for YouthBridge NY, and formerly served as a senior advisory board member of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources of Greater New York. Haygood earned a B.A. from Lehman College in New York and a training and development certification from New York University. @StepWiseAssoc