MEET KANIA KENNEDY, TECHNO DIVA (TRAINER)
Kania Kennedy is a native of Detroit, MI, and is from a working class family focused on higher education.
She received her elementary and middle school education from the Detroit Public Schools, including Alonzo W. Bates Academy, and was awarded a full academic scholarship to University of Liggett School (ULS), where she received her high school education.
After graduating Magna Cum Laude from ULS, Kania went on to attend Duke University and earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering.
While at Duke University, Kania was a columnist for The Chronicle, the campus paper, President of the Lambda Omega Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, served in Duke Student government, was an officer in the Black Student Alliance (BSA), Vice President of the Duke Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), and interned at General Motors Corporation.
After completing her education at Duke University, Kania began her career in Beauty, Health, & Fitness. She later worked in the non-profit sector where she discovered her desire to make a difference in the quality of people’s lives.
She started her entrepreneurial career in 2000 and published her first book, The S.M.A.R.T. Sista’s Guide to College in 2010.
Currently, Kania is serving as CEO of Diva Dance, and working with groups and individuals as a coach, trainer, seminar leader, professional speaker, and workshop facilitator with her SMART Sista, TechnoDiva, & Diva Makeover projects.
Kania has committed her life to empowering people in living lives they love. Kania works with women, teen girls, and small and emerging business owners in the areas of technology, wellness, self-love, living passionately and productivity.
Some of Kania’s presentations include:
PRESENTATION TOPIC #1
Surviving Freshman Year
Expanding on topics in her book The S.M.A.R.T. Sistas Guide to College, Kania shares with young collegiate women secrets, tips, and tricks to make the most out of their first year in college.
PRESENTATION TOPIC #2
Campus Life: Dating, Studying, Partying, Safety
Transitioning from the confines of home life to freedom of collegiate life can be
overwhelming for some students. Kania shares with college students how to find the
balance to enjoy college and be responsible.
PRESENTATION TOPIC #3
The “Hook Up”
What gets you ahead in life is not really what you know its WHO YOU KNOW. This workshop is designed to have participants learn the importance of networking and how to use their collegiate experience to build the relationships that will help them win in their academic, professional, AND personal lives.
PRESENTATION TOPIC #4 : FOR WOMEN
Single & Satisfied
How does a sexy, sensual, yet spiritual woman keep her wits about herself while dating and/or being celibate? Kania shares tips, strategies, and tools to avoid being desperate while manifesting the ideal partner or spending some time being single.
PRESENTATION TOPIC #5 : FOR WOMEN
Intimacy: Connection & Communication
Genuine intimacy requires dialogue, transparency, vulnerability and reciprocity. Intimacy really means total life sharing. This talk is about taking relationships past the superficial or the physical and learning how to have trusting, secure, loving, relationships in which it is safe to be vulnerable and totally connected!
PRESENTATION TOPIC #6 : BUSINESS / TECHNOLOGY
Upgrade Business Basics
If you find yourself frustrated when you think about building or maintaining a website or when you hear terms like “cloud-based” computing, this is the workshop for you!
Kania “TechnoDiva” Kennedy will take you step by step through the process of bringing your small or emerging business into the 21st century.
Topics covered include: Upgrading your image to look professional, essential tools to do business quickly and efficiently while on the go, along with social media basics.
- College & University Audiences (All Female / All Male / Coed)
- Women In Business Wanting Technology Training
- Business Owners Who Want To Learn More About Technology
- Entrepreneurs Who Want To Learn More About Technology
BOOKS BY THIS SPEAKER
The S.M.A.R.T. Sista’s Guide to College: Secrets Your Parents, Counselors & Advisors forgot to tell you!
BOOK / EBOOK BY KANIA KENNEDY
The S.M.A.R.T. Sistas guide to college is the essential book for any young woman heading off to or already in college. Unlike most college books it’s not about how to get into school, but about how to survive while there! Covering everything from dating on campus, to picking a major, to how to get along with your roommate, having this book will make the difference in loving or loathing the first years away from home.
RAVE REVIEWS ABOUT THIS SPEAKER
“Ms. Kania Kennedy is a very gifted young lady. I had the pleasure of having her speak for our Scholarship Banquet. She was selected after I read her book which is designed to reach and teach young people about life. She has excellent written and oral communication skills. Her delivery of the sound principles from her book captivated the young as well as the elders in the audience. She is intelligent, professional, creative and has high moral expectations. It was my pleasure to invite Ms. Kennedy and I would gladly extend a future invitation to her.” — Dr. Constance B., Fellowship Chapel, Detroit, MI
“I’m a college junior and my cousin gave me a copy of The Smart Sista’s Guide to College my freshman year and it really helped me through my freshman year! I think every college Sista should get one!” — Aerial D., Michigan State University, Lansing, MI
“My daughter loved this book and so did I.. Wish I had something like this when I went to college..So up front, honest and to the point.” — Tammy E, Windsor, Ontario, Canada