D aCha’na Blaydes is an author, award-winning speaker, professional speaking trainer and coach. She graduated from Michigan State University with her Bachelors in Business Management minoring in African and African-American studies. Throughout her collegiate career, she has interned with three Fortune 400 companies. Blaydes is the 2016 Multicultural Heroes Hall of Fame Case Competition winner, successfully inducting Maya Angelou into the heroes’ hall of fame and has earned the title of 30 Top Speakers by Toastmasters International. Ms. DaCha’na has dedicated her services to her community through mentorship, community service, and investment.