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Meet Tameka Marshall

Today we’d like to introduce you to Tameka Marshall.

Tameka Marshall has always had a passion for seeing the world transformed. She believes that our words hold power and chooses to use her words to uplift others. Through her love of public speaking, media, and making connections with others, she has found that one voice truly can change the world. With a desire to see people entertained, encouraged, and empowered, Tameka Marshall utilizes various media avenues to reach the world around her.

Tameka’s determination and natural drive have served her well as she continues to strive to accomplish her goals. Tameka’s zeal to learn and expand has helped her to keep developing continually in all areas of her life, Tameka sees a goal reaches it.

Her skills, in conjunction with her vibrant personality and her passion for music and the arts, allowed Tameka to successfully enter the media industry in 2011 with her hit show entitled the ‘Tameka Marshall Radio Show.” Specifically geared towards providing a single platform for the integration of all genres of gospel music.

However, her radio show was only the beginning. She has had the privilege to travel throughout the United States to conduct interviews and attend various award shows. Each experience has deepened her love for media and visual storytelling. With a bold determination to live a life, she is passionate about her relentless trust in God, and the support of her family, Tameka believes we can change our world one uplifting word at a time.

Tameka has fallen in love with empowerment and self-love. She is currently a motivational speaker, event organizer, moderator, and curator. Her love for change and inspiration has propelled her to Organize her first TEDx event in Queens, New York. Being a black immigrant woman, it is a proud moment in her life to add positive value to her community.

Tameka plans to continue to see “the glass half full” and believes, one kind act or word can inspire change.

Has it been a smooth road?
It has undeniably been a jarring journey but also incredibly gratifying. I’ve learnt so much about myself and people during the last five years of pursuing this path. There were moments I questioned myself; Is this really what you want to do? Don’t you think you should get a 9-5? How are you going to pay the bills this month?… But, I kept going and trusting God because I knew here is where I was meant to be.

Taking a risk is not always about financial investments. Most of the time, the risk is a personal investment. When we see ourselves as worthy of the blessing we stand to gain, no amount of money will stop us from moving forward. Yes, I’ve struggled and had some crazy moments but it was all worth it because it made me wiser, stronger and happier.

We’d love to hear more about your work and what you are currently focused on. What else should we know?
What I do is multifaceted but they are all connected in this beautiful array of gifts. The core of what I do is to motivate others and create a space for growth, education and self-development. As a host for my show on YouTube, Tam Talks, I am blessed to interview guests for all walks of life; creatives, businesses, technology, founders, etc. We learn from each other and these lessons I use in my motivational talks.

We as humans often only see the success and want that but don’t take time to understand and appreciate the journey to get there. We also quit because we think nobody understands and nobody believes in the dream. Mixing motivational speaking and interviewing has been wonderful because dreamers get to see what happens when we become doers.

I am a strong advocate for dream chasers.

Is our city a good place to do what you do?
Yes.

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Tameka Marshall, Dale Marshall

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