MS, Leadership, Northeastern University
MBA, Organizational Leadership, Johnson & Wales University
BA, Independent Image Consulting, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Executive Education, Entrepreneurship Development Program, MIT Sloan
Executive Education, Leadership, Organizing and Action, Harvard Kennedy School
Training, Harvard Mediation Program (HMP), as part of Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical
Certified Professional Career Coach, Professional Association of Resume Writers & Career Coaches
Research & Teaching Interests
Natascha Saunders' teaching and research interests fall in the areas of organizational behavior, communication, entrepreneurship, leadership, mentorship, career development, and experiential education; additionally, how vision, self-efficacy and invisible capital play a role in young professionals approach to goals, challenges and seeking professional opportunities.
Industry & Academic Experience
Natascha worked in Human Resources for The Clarendon Group and Macy’s, MBA Admissions Committee for MIT Sloan School of Management, Assistant Director Career Center for Boston University School of Business, Co-op & Employment Specialist for Johnson & Wales University, Financial Services at A.G. Edwards & Sons and State Street.
Services to the Profession
As Founder, The Youth Career Coach Inc., Natascha also serves as Senior Fellow at the American Leadership & Policy Foundation and is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Previously serving on the Board of Directors for the YWCA GRI, Veterans Career Coach and Goodwill Ambassador Gambia, West Africa.
Awards & Recognition
Student Series Speaker Appreciation, BNU Entrepreneurship Institute, 2017
Certificate of Appreciation Chapter Training Program, Defense Intelligence Agency, Federally Employed Women, 2015
Student Nominated for Teaching Excellence, Northeastern University, 2014