Dr. Kiki Ramsey is a Positive Psychologist and Executive Coach that helps organizations transform their people by using positive psychology and diversity, equity and inclusion approaches to coaching and training.
As the CEO of The Positive Psychology Coaching and Diversity Institute (PPCaDI), a leadership development firm that specializes in driving diverse organizational change utilizing positive psychology and DEI approaches to coaching, Dr. Kiki inspires employees to tap into their purpose, courage, and belonging, so they can do the work they love and love the work they do.
Dr. Kiki has extensive skills and knowledge in the areas of positive psychology, resilience, the meaning of life, organizational and leadership development, diversity and inclusion, women’s leadership, and advancement.
Dr. Kiki is passionate about helping people obtain the knowledge they need to ultimately find their true calling doing the work they love. For over 10 years she has studied, researched, coached, and taught hundreds to succeed. She draws on her background in business, psychology, and coaching to equip people with the necessary tools to impact their leadership effectiveness, resiliency, and career advancement.
She is the author of Get Courageous Now: A Woman’s Guide to Finding Her Passions and Purpose in Life, a book offering women a step-by-step guide to radically breakthrough the mindset of fear and find true meaning doing what they love.
Dr. Kiki is committed to helping people thrive and her teaching/coaching philosophy promotes an environment where everyone can be an active positive participant in their own learning. Dr. Kiki is a regular contributor on Forbes.com and has a Master’s in Social Work and a Masters Positive Psychology Coaching. She also has a Ph.D. in Business Psychology.
When she is not working she loves to spend time with her three children, Tomazye, Mackenzie, and Tre, and her wonderful husband Jamil, in addition to running, keynote speaking, and being a dance machine.
Jamil is a computer scientist with over 20 years of diverse work experience, including programming, software development, and consulting. He has extensive knowledge of the software development cycle, as well as proficiency in several programming languages. He has dedicated himself to meeting customer requirements with innovative solutions that maximize efficiency and exceed capability targets. He consistently uses in-depth knowledge of budgetary issues affecting development and implementation to create cost-effective solutions. Comfortable discussing technical issues and solutions with scientists and analysts as well as clients.
Jamil holds a B.A. in Art from Clark Atlanta University, a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland Global Campus, an M.S. in Computer Science from Bowie State University and is a Doctoral Candidate in Technology at Capitol Technology University. He is a 2016 Founders Institute graduate.
Jamil currently lives in Maryland with his wife Kiki Ramsey, and three children.
Nicole Chappell received her Bachelor in Science in humanities studies from Chowan University in 2009 and her Master of Science in mass media arts and Journalism from Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 2014. Nicole has over 5 years of experience in administrative support and leads the core administration functions for the organization.
Chelsey Parkinson is a certified Leadership and Performance coach with a background in CBT, Positive Psychology and Organizational Analysis. She comes to her sessions informed and supported by her 10-year experience as a coach and supervisor in the Defense Intelligence Agency; as the current Chief of Staff and Performance Coach for a growing social media firm and over 2000 hours and 600 clients worth of coaching experience. Chelsey lives and breathes this work.
When working with Chelsey, leaders and organizations can expect great change, the co-creation of powerful accountability, and the introduction and implementation of communication skills that will greatly enhance the way you live and work.
Chelsey’s top strength is a love of learning and as such she comes to the table with a multitude of degrees and certifications from programs that have gifted her a deep wealth of knowledge from which to serve leaders and organizations.
International Coaching Federation ACC
Cognitive Behavioral Coaching
Leadership and Performance Coaching
ShaCarolyn is a graduate of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University where she studied Molecular and Cellular Biology. Halyard's educational credentials also include a Masters degree in Positive Psychology with a concentration in Life Coaching. ShaCarolyn has earned a Masters degree in Divinity with a triple concentration in Religion and Race, Formation and Witness, and Justice, Peace, and Conflict Transformation from the Candler School of Theology at Emory University.
After growing up in a single-parent household, surviving a brutal rape, and rebounding from her battle with failing health ShaCarolyn is no stranger to adversity. She has chosen to use the tools she's learned in life and higher education to assist adults and teenagers in discovering and living their true purpose. ShaCarolyn's coaching focus is Christian Coaching with a lean toward Leadership and Diversity along with Mental Health Coaching. She also examines the relationship between Biology, Psychology, and Theology.
Certifications and Specialties:
Personal Performance Enhancement
Acceptance & Commitment Training