Remove the Mask! Living an Authentic Life
Ms. Yolanda Elaine Black is the founder and visionary of
Y. E. Black & Associates, where the motto is Empowerment,
Encouragement, and Excellence. Ms. Black is a certified
diversity trainer with the Professional Woman Network,
with special emphasis in Womenís Issues.
Soon after graduating from high school, Ms. Black
left her hometown of Sanford, North Carolina to join the
United States Army. After proudly serving her country over
seven years, she assumed her duties as a full-time mother;
while supporting her husbandís military career. She earned an Associateís Degree
in Business Administration from American InterContinental University in 2005.
She is currently attending Central Texas College with a goal of earning a degree in
Social Work Specialization.
Ms. Black has the ability to make everyone she comes in contact with feel
special. She desires to help people realize their potential and believe
in themselves. Her daughter has inspired her to write a series of self
esteem books, to be released in 2010. Her hobbies are singing, traveling,
writing, and spending time with family. She currently resides in Fort Hood,
Texas with her wonderful husband of 12 years (Calvin), and two beautiful,
hilarious children (Alandria and Aarien).
Ms. Black would like to thank
her family, church family in Olivia, North Carolina, friends and Ms. Linda
Ellis-Eastman for this wonderful opportunity.