From C Student to White House Award Winning CEO – Look past your circumstances and get creative!
Felecia is an author, social entrepreneur and the Chief Popsicle of Feverish Ice Cream & Gourmet Pops. For the past decade Felecia has dedicated her life to inspiring a new generation of leaders through her conversational talks on Entrepreneurship, Tech Innovation, College Funding and Personal Branding.
A globally sought after speaker, Hatcher has been honored at the White House as one of the Empact Top 100 Entrepreneurs under 30 in 2011, and in honored as a 2014 White House Champion of Change for STEM Access and Diversity, Featured on the NBC Today Show-Grio’s 100 African American’s Making History, a TEDxMiami and TedxJamaica Presenter and featured on the Cooking Channel, Inc Magazine, Wall Street Journal Japan, Forbes Travel, Entrepreneur, Essence Magazine and Black Enterprise.
As a “C” student in high school Hatcher beat the odds and won over $100,000 in scholarships to attend college by getting creative. She used her experience and knack for personal marketability to start her first business called Urban Excellence as a freshman in college.
She built and ran innovative college prep programs for companies like DeVry University, MECA, AMPS Institute, the YMCA,TED Center, Mount Olive Baptist Church and the Urban League.
After leaving college early, Hatcher went on to a successful career spearheading experiential marketing and social media campaigns around the country for tech companies like Nintendo, Sony, Stage Coach Island (Wells Fargo’s 2nd life video game), Microsoft and food giant Little Debbie.
Hatcher travels the world speaking to students and adults about Personal Marketability, Building a business with limited funding and overcoming failure! Hatcher is the author of 2 books The “C” Students Guide to Scholarships,and How to Start a business on a Ramen Noodle Budget, FOCUSED Strategic Planner, PopPreneurs and her upcomging book titled FAILURE as Success Story.
Learn more at http://www.feleciahatcher.com/about-1/