In her writing, coaching, and speaking, Melanie DewBerry brings the wisdom and teachings of her Native American elders to others. Melanie’s heritage of both African American and Native American instills in her a stance of perseverance and the desire to live life purposefully. She holds a master’s degree in Asian Economic Development and Political Risk, and is a veteran coach of 18-plus years; for 10 of those she was the Senior Lead Trainer for the largest coaching school in the world, the Coaches Training Institute. Melanie is also an international speaker and has given TEDx talks in Austria and Vancouver. She uses the power of spirituality, language, words, and naming to remind us all how we belong to one another.