ABOUT DR. STEPHANIE D. BARNES
ATTORNEY • AUTHOR • SPEAKER • FABULOUS CAREER STRATEGIST • CONFIDENCE CATALYST
Using her gift of vision, inspiration and, compassionate confrontation, Dr. Stephanie D. Barnes equips and empowers women to be the CEOs of their lives! When women work with her they experience a transformation from good to great, from potential to purpose, and from uninspired to joyful. When women are in their C-Suite, they exercise the full power of choice to create the life and career they deserve. Dr. Stephanie D. Barnes is an expert in producing women leaders! She helps women to find their voices in the marketplace and workplace. She helps highly capable women be accountable to their destiny!
Stephanie is a woman who sees the possibility in life and embraces the opportunity to excel. She makes a way out of no way. In 2009, when her company leadership identified that there were few women qualified for leadership positions, she created a 12-week leadership program. Five graduating classes went through this life-changing transformational class producing vice-presidents, directors, and managers. Several others received promotions and changed their excellence trajectory! Stephanie helped them to find the leader inside! Using this experience, Stephanie founded C-Suite Women’s Network.
C-Suite Women’s Network is where women become the CEO of their lives! C-Suite Women’s Network is for the woman who wants to increase her confidence, identify her purpose, be clear on what she wants and have an action plan to get her there! She is ready to fully sharpen her talents, skills, and intelligence so that she can optimize her value in the marketplace. She wants to learn to use her influence to accelerate her revenue and make a positive impact in her workplace, community, and relationships.
Stephanie is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Stephanie’s excellence in leadership has been recognized by many. In 2014, she was named by the Sun Herald and Journal of South Mississippi Business as one of South Mississippi’s Outstanding Community Leaders Class of 2013 and in 2009, as one of South Mississippi’s Top 10 Business Leaders Under 40, Class of 2008. In 2013, she was one of 50 Women chosen to receive the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Ambassadors Award from the Gulfport, MS NAACP for having displayed exceptional fortitude and dedication based on their life’s experience, dedication and commitment to justice and equality.
She attended Mississippi State University and graduated summa cum laude from Tougaloo College in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English. She received her law degree from Harvard Law School. She received her doctorate in Organizational Leadership from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
Her philosophy is: Your life is the product of your choices. Choose to be fabulous!