Global Motivational Speaker | Author | Founder and Chief Maven of Work Your Package
Ayanna Castro is a global speaker, life coach and author with expertise in empowering others realize their potential and overcome self-imposed obstacles in pursuit of their goals. As the Founder and Chief Maven of Work Your Package®, her mission is to encourage and equip others to enhance what they already have to become the “total package” and be extraordinary.
Known for her perfect balance of guidance, support, and hard truths, she is the “go-to” person for those embarking on new ventures or who have lost clarity on their goals. As a speaker, Ayanna delights and engages audiences with her inspiring and transparent message of perseverance and “working their package.”
Ayanna has degrees in Deviant Behavior and Social Control and Business Administration. She is also a Society of Human Resources Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Government Meeting Professional (CGMP), and certified Master Life Coach. She is also certified in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with over 25 years of professional experience in city government, law, public relations, private equity and media. She is currently the Program Manager of Employee Engagement for one of the country’s largest water utilities and is responsible for enterprise-wide programs to include DEIB, recognition, appreciation and corporate philanthropic giving.
She has also authored three books, “Work Your Package – An Eight-Week Guide to Discovering and Developing Your True Purpose”, “Lessons from Wednesday” and “Work Your Package – A Guide to Being the Total Package”.