About Partum Evolution
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Partum Evolution Founder
Hey, hey girl!
My name is Sasha Nicole like seriously that’s my name, and I was the original Sasha before the oh-so-amazing Beyoncé and former President Obama made it popular.
I’m a mom, wife, entrepreneur and postpartum warrior on a mission to help women all over the world thrive in their now.
You’re not alone. I’m proof. There’s life after postpartum depression.
As an author, speaker, and postpartum depression advocate, I teach women the power of resilience by inspiring them to overcome obstacles through my personal storytelling and various motivational techniques.
The experience with PPD can be hard and lonely at times, and so, my website has been created to invite you into my experience, to connect with you, and to serve as a place of encouragement and hope. It’s here, I not only share my personal journey in both my personal and professional life, but also, create a space to connect with other women who may be going through some of my very same experiences.
Also, take a listen to the Partum Evolution podcast and participate in our amazing forthcoming programs that will transcend the lives of mothers and children everywhere.
After the birth of my daughter, I found myself confused with not feeling the overwhelming sentiment of joy that many mothers raved about. I kept asking myself if there was something wrong with me, and indeed, there was. This is how I came to realize that I was yet another common case of postpartum depression. As time progressed, my PPD became more severe. The feelings I was experiencing shifted drastically, to the point where thoughts of hurting my child surfaced in my head. Never in my wildest thoughts did I ever think this would happen to me, but it did. I consider myself infinitely lucky to have counted with the support of close friends and family that we’re able to guide me in the right direction towards overcoming this terrifying experience.
As I lived my journey with PPD, I realized I wasn’t alone. I began to research about this reality that many new mothers face and was surprised about the commonness of this. What surprised me the most was that there is a larger percentage of mothers of minority groups who face PPD when compared to the majority. Unfortunately, many women in this group don’t deal with this accordingly due to cultural factors or, more importantly, due to a lack of resources.
As a survivor of PPD, I want to let you know that You’re Not Alone. Through my story, I want to inspire women locally, nationally, and the world over to become the women they desire to be. To go beyond the circumstance and become a product of their choices. To choose to win, to choose to embrace the journey to self-flourishment.
In 2014, I had the privilege of becoming the first Miss Virginia Plus. This title opened a window of opportunities, but most importantly, afforded me a national platform to bring awareness to postpartum depression. Since then, I have arduously worked to bring a real message of perseverance, honesty, and hope to anyone and everyone who has dealt with PPD firsthand, or knows of anyone battling it. The following is a list of the events I appeared as a guest speaker:
- Guest on WBLA Channel 8 Let’s Talk Live
- Featured guest on WHUR 96.3 to talk about PPD
- Featured on the Curvy CEO blog
- WERA 96.7 Radio Interview for Millennial Minds Show
- Featured speaker at Engineer Like A Girl
- Featured Speaker at Empoweringher workshop
- I Am Queen Magazine feature
- Panel host for the Congressional Black Caucus Youth Issue Forum
- Featured speaker at SheRocks Conference in 2018
Academic Achievements and Professional Path
I have always been passionate about education. I earned my B.A. in Communications from Virginia State University and received an M.S. in Federal Program Management from Trinity Washington University. I am currently an adjunct at Georgetown University where I teach Project Management.
As an advocate for education, I recognize that knowledge acquisition is not limited to academic settings. Life experiences afford us invaluable lessons and my experience with PPD has contributed tremendously to my perspective. I want to utilize both my academic learnings and first-hand experience with PPD to help shift other’s perspectives as well.
Work with me
I love nothing more than seeing women thrive. I am dedicated to bringing authenticity and transparency to any interaction and any audience. With that said here are some ways we can connect and work together.
Book me as a speaker.
I have been speaking publicly for more than 10 years. if you have an event you would like me to consider, please contact me!
Subscribe to my updates.
I currently publish three to four episodes a month for my podcast as well as transcribing them into blog posts with some occasional surprise posts on my everyday travels and experiences. My podcast covers the evolution of my struggle with severe postpartum depression as a single mom to the GLOW UP of me being able to overcome and be a successful wife, mom, and career professional. By subscribing, you’ll get the best of my thoughts, advice, and insight straight to your inbox first along with any special releases *Hint* *Hint*
Hire me as a personal coach.
I love one-on-one coaching, but I have limited time available for it. Therefore, I am very selective. However, if you think you could benefit from one-on-one interaction for your personal growth and or styling needs, then let’s schedule some time to meet.