Najah Drakes is a high powered, motivational speaker who challenges the ambitious woman to disrupt the cyclical habit of busyness so that she can achieve her personal and professional goals. She empowers women to blaze their unique trail by impacting the world and the community around her in a way only she can. Najah speaks on Work-Life Balance, Self-Care Integration, Time Management/Prioritization, Mindset, Parenting, and Marriage.
Najah Drakes is a Work-Life Balance Strategist, Personal Development Coach, and Self Care Expert at Spark Her Blaze. She helps ambitious women who have achieved professional success at the expense of their personal goals realign their pursuits. She empowers women to purposefully achieve success in their physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual goals while balancing their professional success. After over 20 years of working with multi-million dollar companies, Najah now uses her strategic and data analysis skills to help women harness the data of their lives to empower them to live more purposefully physically, mentally, and spiritually.
Najah Drakes is a Work-Life Balance & Personal Development Coach, author, speaker, blogger, serial entrepreneur, former CFO, and mom of 5.
Her entrepreneurial ventures include real estate investing, restaurant franchise owner, and online retailer. As a former corporate executive, Najah spent 20 years leading strategic analysis for multi-million dollar companies by helping them increase their profits, troubleshoot challenges, and analyze scores of data to reach ambitious goals. In her last corporate role, Najah served in multiple capacities including: CFO, Interim HR Director, and Director of Physical Therapy.
After two decades of galvanizing companies, Najah shifted gears to use her skills to empower ambitious women who have achieved professional success realign their time, mindset, and priorities so they can live the purposeful, meaningful life they always desired. She helps women create an actionable plan to start living their professional and personal life on their own terms once and for all.
Najah facilitates workshops for Corporations, Women’s Groups, and Government entities on how to practically and purposefully prioritize well-being while well-doing.
Najah is the author of Divine Java: A Personal Affirmations Journal to Extract Your Bold Flavor from God's Divine Cup & creator of the Purposeful Prioritizer, a prioritizing tool that empowers women to clarify and pursue their priorities daily and on purpose. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from Spelman College and the Master of Arts degree with Distinction from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. Najah is the founder of Spark Her Blaze where she coaches and empowers women to spark their flame, so they can blaze their uniquely divine trail.
In her free time, you will find Najah praise dancing, reading, writing, and loving on her husband of 21 years and their five sons.
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Najah is the ideal speaker for women’s retreats, conference keynotes, and breakout sessions.