Cassandra Mack, MSW, is an executive coach, trained social worker and a highly respected corporate trainer and consultant who is prominent within the field of Social Services. Some of the organizations she has worked with include: Civil Service Employees Union, The Archdiocese Drug Prevention Program, Catholic Charities, The Fund for the City of New York, Good Shepherd Services, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Texas Network of Youth Services, The National Resource Center for Youth Services, Harlem Children Zone, Urban Leadership Institute, Kean University, NYC Administration of Children’s Services, Children’s Aid Society, Connecticut State Department of Family and Children's Services, North General Hospital and JP Morgan Chase.
With a Master’s Degree in social work concentrating on casework and counseling, Cassandra Mack has dedicated her career to helping people develop the necessary paradigm shifts and life skills to succeed personally and professionally. Affectionately donned, The First Lady of Urban Self-Help, Cassandra Mack, blends her clinical training and bible-based principles with an urban twist in order to provide strategies for empowered living for a new generation of men and women who are seeking tools for personal growth that speak to their experiences and connect with their lives in a relevant and authentic way.
Cassandra Mack has worked with diverse groups: From youth counselors seeking to get through to today’s teens; to executives and managers seeking to lead with confidence and skill, to women looking for ways to make their lives better, to everyday people who simply want to unlock more of their potential and heal the emotional places that hurt. Cassandra Mack goes beyond motivation and provides her audience with tips, tools and tactics to help them get on the right path to move from where they are currently to where they want to be.
Cassandra Mack is the CVO of Strategies for Empowered Living Inc., a training and development company that she founded in 2000 which offers professional development training, life skills workshops, coaching and empowering resources to help individuals and organizations: maximize potential, build capacity and facilitate success. Cassandra is also the founder of, Grab A Girlfriend and Go, an initiative designed to empower women to activate their extraordinary lives and create meaningful connections with other women through powerful accountability-based 30-day challenges and Girls Night/Day Out themed events.
Cassandra has written and published more than 10 successful books that are widely utilized in the health and human services, women’s organizations, churches and programs that serve youth. Some of Cassandra’s popular titles include:“Master Your Mind, Mood & Attitude In The Workplace,” “The Single Mom’s Little Book of Wisdom,” "25 Things Every Tween Needs to Know,” “Don’t Let A Break-Up Break You Down," "Grab A Girlfriend and Go: The Girlfriend's Guide To Activating Your Extraordinary Life," and “The Soul Fast Workbook.” Cassandra is the voice of counsel to thousands around the world through her Facebook Pages, international web articles Sunday Morning Hour of Power Live Call-In Program as well as her books. Cassandra has received many awards for her work including the: National Association on Drug Abuse Problems Service Award, The New York City Housing Authority Community Programming Award, the Neighborhood Prevention Network Community Service Award and the Hunter College Alumni Association Emerging Leaders Award. Cassandra received her BA from Brooklyn College and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the Hunter College School of Social work.