About Us

While women are living longer, it’s unclear whether their well-being is showing comparable strides.

At Fierce Academy you'll find more than just an institution of continuing education and personal development learning. We provide a lifelong, real-world, meaningful courses that will help you achieve your career, business and life goals.

Meet Our Expert Trainers

Founder | Atlanta, GA

Dr. Shekina Farr Moore, Ed.D, has a heart for women and girls. It is reflected in everything she does, everything she touches. President Barack Obama, Mayor Kasim Reed and the GA House of Representatives have all co-signed this notion by giving her public commendations for her work in the community.


Dr. Shekina is Co-CEO of Eroom Marketing Group and an award-winning Gender Advocate and Master Certified Coach and Trainer who helps women to move out of their comfort zones to elevate. 


Noticing a need for an education platform for the women she mentors, she founded Fierce Academy, an online training and empowerment platform, that equips women with tools to take their personal lives, businesses and careers from blah to fierce.

Dr. Shekina earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership from North Carolina State University. She has been seen in Forbes, Black Enterprise, The Huffington Post, Rolling Out, Millennial Mom and more.

Cheryl Pullins

Branding Instructor | Tampa, FL

Cheryl Pullins is a red lipstick loving, stiletto-wearing, go-to branding expert for multi-faceted women entrepreneurs who are bold enough to go from hiding to household name. She has been called "The Icon of Branding." Cheryl spends her days teaching women entrepreneurs how to use their purpose, passions, and personality to get paid! Cheryl's clients include seven-figure women business owners, coaches, consultants, ministry leaders, and direct sales professionals.

As an award-winning international speaker, Cheryl has spoken on the TEDx stage for a historic event held at a women's prison. She has been recognized by London-based Eèlan Media as a top digital influencer and named as a Hope Magazine Top 25 Women Who Inspire, in addition to other awards, including both the Slantress Magazine Motivational Speaker of the Year and EPNET Professional Speaker of the Year. 

Cheryl has published two collaborative book projects that catapulted 70+ women into author status. In addition, she is a best-selling author. Cheryl is also the author of What Every Diva Must Know About Starting Her Own Business. Her latest book, Iconic: The Power of Personal Branding for Women Entrepreneurs, will be released in 2018.

Terrica McClendon

Networking & Relationship Building Instructor | Atlanta, GA

A friend to everyone she meets, has a heart of gold, and a constant display of God's light, Terrica is a teacher turned inspirational speaker and self development guru.  She graduated from Tuskegee University. In 2010, Terrica entered the workforce with an English degree from Tuskegee University,  her "realistic" career plan and had officially tucked away all of her big dreams she had once carried in her heart as child.


After working in sales for almost 2 years, Terrica left her sales job to open her own tutoring company.  Terrica continued down this path for 5 years, building her company from a 1 woman show to a team of 10 strong. During her 5 years as founder and CEO, Terrica learned many lessons from how to run a business to identifying the essentials of self maintenance, self help, and self care.  

In 2016, Terrica completed her first book, "The Transition: From It Girl to Woman of Distinction."  During this year, Terrica had some of the most life changing experiences. She gained an entire new perspective on how to live life in a place of fearlessness and overflow.  

Teddy Widdel

Laughter Yoga Instructor | Denver, IA

Teddy Widdel was an Art teacher for twenty four years and then suddenly found herself in the healthcare industry.  She has been a Wellness Coordinator, Activity Director and a Marketing Director for Seniors with and without dementia.  During her new career she became a Laughter Yoga Teacher and then a trainer and discovered how to use laughter in her own life to help others that she worked with every day. She recently quit her fulltime job to pursue her passion to help others enjoy their life through her laughter presentations and motivational stories to encourage everyone to be happy anyway!

When faced with a circumstance Teddy could not control she was faced with finding a new job, fighting to save her house and mental issues that were difficult to overcome.  She loves to share her journey as she learned how to rise above her circumstances through her training with laughter yoga and her faith to walk through to get to the blessings that became hers.  Teddy will give you five “Happy Tools” to take with you as she teaches you how to love people where they are at and how to bring happiness to yourself and pass it on to others.  Be ready to breath, exercise, and let go of those things that bring you down. Happiness is a choice, learn how to sparkle from the inside out.

Health & Wellness Instructor | Raleigh, NC

Santisha's greatest passion is assisting others to achieve true and total wellness. Obtaining her Bachelors in Business, and Associates and Masters in Nursing; as well as becoming a Certified Wellness Coach, has positioned Santisha to serve others in the role of Senior Health Consultant for Walker Group Health & Wellness.

Shontavia Hornsby

Women's Empowerment Instructor | Austin, TX

Shontavia Hornsby is an Author, Entrepreneur, certified Life Coach and the Founder of Raising a Diamond girl’s mentoring organization.

​​​​It is her mission to inspire a generation of women who desire to build self confidence, who want leadership development, and who have a commitment to giving back. She coaches clients​​ through life experiences, and helping them tap into their own gift.

Shontavia believes the three components to the development of confidence are finding a passion- something to do that inspires you, having a peer mentor- someone to look up to and go to as needed, and having something to stand for- a cause outside of self to believe in and actively support. Raising a Diamond and her Life Coaching program are the embodiment of these beliefs in action.

Lucie Matsouaka

Social & Business Etiquette Instructor | Cary, NC

Lucie Matsouaka is an Entrepreneur, Author, Business Coach and Bilingual Mentor (French and English). Her purpose is to empower, guide and teach entrepreneurs personal and emotional development in order to stand out and be successful. Currently, she is working with business owners in the USA, Europe, and Africa, supporting them on their journey, and giving them the tools necessary to navigate the emotional rollercoaster of entrepreneurship.


Rooted deeply in her personal experience and voyages, her training is tailored to the social and cultural environments of her clients, which offers a unique perspective to the solutions she provides to help them reach their goals.

A wife and mother of two children, her company is called L'Émergence de l'Entrepreneur, avec Lucie S. M.

Lucie resides in Cary, North Carolina.

Marisa King

Parenting & Business Instructor | New York City, NY

Marisa King is an award-winning entrepreneur, a captivating speaker and revered business and lifestyle coach who has dedicated her life’s works to empowering and inspiring people to get out of their own way, clarify their purpose and create the life they want.


Marisa established her name as the visionary behind the Buzz Brand Group where through brand development, content creation and event production, she supports small businesses through all stages of their expansion, preparing them to dominate the global marketplace; and as co-founder of the King Foundation for Excellence which provides young people with substantive opportunities for education and career development. She has further partnered on Women Who Crush It, which spotlights women who make an impact in business and society and she is a partner in Impeccably Crafted, a private event planning and design firm.


As a devoted advocate for women and a serial entrepreneur, Marisa shares her cultivated wisdom and experience to reveal the secrets of successful business and healthy lifestyle choices through powerful motivational speeches and engaging events and workshops. Marisa holds both life and business bootcamps on and offline as well.


A mother of three, Marisa holds her life as testament to the limitless possibilities available to the young people and women she compassionately seeks to empower and inspire.

Nicolya Williams

Personal Development Instructor | Columbus, Ohio

Nicolya Williams is the type of woman who pursues her goals with passion and determination. She is dedicated to helping other women Conquer their Chaos and reach their goals. Nicolya is a personal development coach, radio host, best-selling author, and blogger for women. Nicolya graduated from The Ohio State University (B.A., Psychology) and obtained her M.Ed from the University of Dayton with a focus on Clinical Counseling and School Counseling. Nicolya holds a Coach Practitioner certificate and is licensed as both a Community Counselor and School Counselor, with a Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant license. 

Marissa Bloedoorn

Self-Leadership Instructor | Philadelphia, PA

Marissa Bloedoorn is the CEO of TCS Consulting. She has a BS in psychology and an MS in industrial-organizational psychology. In order to further her experience, expertise, and education, she is currently enrolled in a doctoral program to complete her PhD in psychology. She continues to hold a full-time position at Princeton University.

Possessing a diverse background in corporate management and business development, Marissa has been
empowering women to think outside the box for over twenty years. Her innovative ideas and methods of discipline have been the key to her success in guiding others to reach beyond their personal limitations to maximize their performance and potential to succeed. Marissa’s fire and passion for life are infectious, and her youthful flair enables her influence to span generations.
Marissa’s current initiatives include her nonprofit organization The Bridging the Gap (BTG) Foundation, which strategizes for student success.

Rhonda Solomon

Business Leadership Instructor | Atlanta, GA

Rhonda Solomon, affectionately known as “Ro/RoSolo”, was born in the United States, but spent her formative school years in St. Ann, Jamaica with her aunt and uncle. She later returned to the USA to complete her education. With over twenty-five years in corporate management, Ro’s strong business acumen transcends in everything she touches. Ro hosts “The RoSolo Show” on 106 Live Radio.

Servola Frazier

Leadership Development Instructor | Orlando, FL

Servola Frazier is the leader of a cutting-edge training and development company in Orlando, FL. She has over 20 years of business and entrepreneurial experience which includes 9+ year of specialize government contracting experience and 19+ years of training & development motivational speaking, coaching, and mentoring experience.

Servola is the founder of Women CAMP, a women to women empowerment community that helps women to position themselves live their dreams in this life.  Through Women CAMP she hosts a radio broadcast centered on women issues where she invites women to join the conversation with the team.  She also hosts 3 major events annually where women gather to inspire each other to reach their potential.  She is a woman of faith, she and George enjoy pastoring at the FLOCK of Rockledge, FL and the author of “Fearless: Discovering the Power to Overcome Life Challenges.”

Servola is a John Maxwell Team Member of coaching, leadership, and motivational speakers.  Servola holds her BA in Business & Project Management and MS in Executive Leadership.  Servola mentors the next generation of leaders and has a passion for Leadership, Training & Development.  She is the owner of Motivate Enterprises, LLC a premier training and development firm.


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