is a Certified Breakthrough Parenting® Instructor and Intrinsic Coach® in Health and Wellness. She has helped numerous moms of boys navigate the challenges of raising sons, especially the adolescent years. She is the Founder of Raising Great Men™-Real talk about raising boys to become men of character and Empathy not Apathy™-a movement to address teens’ desensitization to violence. Marie coaches moms to guide their sons as they journey from boyhood to manhood.
Marie is a graduate of Fordham University and has graduate certificates in Stress Management and Leadership. Marie has taught career development at Leham College and City College. In addition, she has worked with students and parents in NYC public elementary, middle and high schools and has conducted workshops for: The Harlem Book Fair, The Westchester Children’s Book Festival, Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy, The New York City Charter School Center.
Marie has created an online support for moms of boys through her webinars, Raising Great Men™ BlogTalk Radio Show and #MomsofBoysChat on Twitter. Marie is passionate about leaving a legacy of compassionate, responsible and respectful men. She is fulfilling this legacy by giving moms the tools to help their sons create a road map for their future.