Dr. TrenaceRichardson

⁣Dr. Trenace Richardson simply grew tired of pretending that all was well when it wasn't. The mask she was wearing to appear healthy and whole became worn and tattered. She needed a safe space to be transparent so that she could finally become her best self and stop dimming her own light. She couldn't find the help she was looking for, so she made a decision to dedicate her life to creating safe, empowering spaces across the country and abroad for women to feel safe, seen, and heard.


She is an internationally sought-after keynote speaker, singer, award-winning educator, yoga instructor, and author. She was recently featured on the Netflix special, Voices of Fire, produced by superstar artist and producer, Pharrell Williams.


She has spoken to and sung for audiences across the country, inspiring individuals and helping businesses, churches, and civic organizations excel in the areas of personal and leadership development. She has an innate ability to connect with diverse audiences across various disciplines.


Dr. Richardson recently earned her certification as a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200) at Shabach Yoga in Southern Maryland. She leads groups and individuals in yoga flows weekly, both in-person and virtually. She is called to help others better understand the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual benefits of practicing yoga.


A lover of learning and all things academic, Dr. Richardson earned a Master of Divinity degree from Howard University and a doctorate in Higher Education Administration from The George Washington University. Her dissertation focused on the impact of spirituality on the leadership practices of African American women college presidents. She is a published author, having written on servant leadership, spirituality in the workplace, leadership, and personal development. Her latest co-authored work entitled, Purpose Pushers: The Journey of Discovering & Walking in Your Life's Purpose is now available.



Currently, Dr. Richardson oversees Trenace Richardson Enterprises, a speaking, consulting, and leadership development company. She also directs the work of her non-profit, REAL Women Inc., where safe spaces are created across the country and abroad for women to do personal development work on themselves. Dr. Richardson has held several leadership and research positions with Strayer University and The George Washington University, respectively. Currently, she serves as the director of the Organizational Development and Learning Institute at the College of Southern Maryland.



Dr. Richardson's passion is to help growing organizations and driven individuals discover their creative core by living out a theoretical leadership and life framework that she developed called, Leading with Soul. This inward-focused leadership style has proven to be highly successful in the training of facilitators for her non-profit, REAL Women Inc., and for her clients across the country.

Dr. Richardson is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and recently traveled to Okinawa, Japan to be the keynote speaker for their International Sisterhood Retreat. She is honored to be the wife of Gregory Richardson. They have two beautiful children, Nhi’ya and Nigel, and live in the DC Metropolitan area.

Dr. Richardson is not only an author, vocalist, non-profit founder, master educator, and entrepreneur. She is called a fireball speaker and has ignited audiences across the country and abroad. Come May 22, 2022, she's about to ignite the audience at One Fierce Woman conference.

Saturday's The Glow Session

Saturday's Keynote address will be focused on The Glow.  After learning and getting tools and strategies from our dynamic workshops and speakers, Trenace is going to give our sisterhood a keynote address that gives us a glow to keep shining.


  • A glow that helps other women find us.  

  • A glow that blinds everyone and anyone who is not ready for our excellence and shine.

  • A glow that like the sun, causes anyone and anything we put our hands on to be nourished and grow as a result of our light.  


Don't miss getting your glow.  See you at the conference.

Connect with Trenace

This is a fierce community, we don’t want you to just connect with the conference speakers, we want you to engage with them. Follow their pages, like their posts, share their content!  Here’s how to do that for Trenace Richardsoh and REAL Women Rock.

Trenace's webpages are found at  and you can find her on Instagram personall here an Instgrm here as KMTM here and Joy Kingsley-Ibeh here..