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Karenthia A. Barber

Karenthia A. Barber has over 20 years of experience in organizational development, education/training and human resources. Recognized as an exceptional strategist, world-class speaker, seasoned business consultant, and leadership coach, she currently serves as an adjunct faculty member, board chair and president of Professional Development Associates, LLC. a consulting practice that provides coaching, consulting and organizational development services to organizations.  

Under her leadership, the firm has provided a wide range of organizational development and training services including workshops, facilitating focus groups, seminars, and retreats and coaching.

Ms. Barber has designed, developed and facilitated training programs for companies of all sizes including federal, state, corporate and non-profit organizations throughout this country and abroad. She has presented workshops and trainings for over one hundred thousand individuals from all levels of an organization, representing a broad range of ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic diversity.

My Clients

Karenthia A. Barber has been recognized for her expertise in the areas of leadership, supervision, change management, communications, community engagement, cultural competency, among others.

Karenthia A. Barber has presented workshops and training sessions for over 200,000 individuals from all levels of an organization, representing a broad range of ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic diversity. Ms. Barber has taught at the university and community college level and has become a much sought after speaker at many professional conferences.

I want to see you win.

The world needs conscious leaders who drive invention, inspiration and innovation to solve current opportunities and challenges. I will support you by empowering, guiding and  providing  resources  to help you identify and reach your goals.

What People Say...

Karenthia is a phenomenal Trainer and Coach. She has a wealth of knowledge, and shares it appropriately in the classes she conducts. Her interactive approach encourages participants to stay involved, and interested. As a Coach, she is reliable, creative, and intuitive. Her listening skills engender confidence. I highly recommend her, as a skilled professional.
Beverly Pollard
Consulting Equal Employment Opportunity Officer Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Washington, DC
Thanks to Karenthia’s coaching I have begun to harness and fine tune my ability to effectively communicate. Karenthia has helped me to understand the strategic value and benefits of effective communication and that the ability to effectively communicate is a required skill set for continued success.
Patrick Rouse
RPA Consultant - RPA PM, RPA BA, RPA Architect at Tata Group, North America
Karenthia is one of the best communication specialist and executive coaches period. I have seen how she moves in any situation with great ease and always is on point with her information and the way she delivers the message. I have experienced first hand her gems of knowledge in how to navigate through this new social/business world.
Michael Brice
Sr. System Analyst - Omni Prod Support at Modis

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My Other Services

Recognized as an engaging, inspiring and educational world class speaker, Ms. Barber provides keynotes on a range of topics including: Leadership; Diversity, Inclusion and Equity; Generations At Work, and Communications.

Assisting organizations by  identifying root cause, behavioral and systemic challenges and developing strategies  to enhance effectiveness and efficiency.

Helping to build personal and organizational capabilities through the development and delivery of customized training programs and/or learning aids.

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