She has spoken for organizations and conferences nationally and internationally, including in Kenya, West Africa; Jamaica; Antigua, West Indies, Canada, and London, England.
She has appeared on TV on CNN, CNN Live, Good Day New York, Good Morning Texes, the Wisdom Channel, and numerous regional and local news stations. And she has shared the stage with greats such as Maya Angelou, Alice Walker, Gladys Knight, CeCe Winans, Susan L. Taylor, Lynn Whitfield, Sheryl Lee Ralph, and Julianne Malveaux.
She has been named in Who’s Who, as one of the top motivational authors by BET.com; nominated for a Golden Pen Writer’s Award, is a frequently-quoted personal growth expert for Essence magazine. With a commitment to empowering women of color, she has founded or co-founded numerous signature events and retreats that uplift and inspire.
These include Sharing, Healing and Renewal Retreat; Sistahs Jammin’ in Jamaica Retreat; the Enlightened Women’s Circle (Seattle/Tacoma chapter); The Empowered Woman’s Breakthrough Weekend; the ARISE Women’s Empowerment Breakfast; Black Gold; and the Luminous Woman’s Circle. She also conducts tele-seminars on prosperity, joyful living, inner renewal, entrepreneurship, and healthy love relationships. She has also designed and facilitated ground-breaking tele-courses, Aligning Your Life with Joy, and The Art of Becoming a Juicy Woman.
Her impressive client diversity includes small businesses, non-profit and community- based organizations such as the United Way, and the YWCA; Fortune 500 companies such as Boeing, AT&T; FedEx/Kinko’s; Nordstrom, Leo Burnett; Century 21; city, state and federal government clients such the City of Seattle, the Washington State departments of Transportation, Personnel, and Social & Health Services; and the United States Department of Education; and educational institutions such as the University of Washington, University of Ohio; Ohio State University; Washington State University, Evergreen State College; and community colleges such as Seattle Central, Edmonds, Shoreline, North Seattle, Highline, Olympic, and Tacoma.
She lives in Seattle with her three amazing daughters and wonderful husband. She is a graduate of Pepperdine University with a major in business administration and a minor in marketing.
Gandy’s personal mission is to awaken, inspire and empower others to create the lives they desire and deserve.
She is also a recipient of the extraordinary Women Appreciation Award.
Topics she speaks on of particular interest to women include:
- Self-Care and Self-Mastery
- Aligning Your Life with Joy
- Becoming a Prosperous Woman
- Creating and Sustaining Healthy Love Relationships
- Creating and Sustaining Healthy Marriage
- Living Your Best Life
- Living with Power, Passion and Purpose
- Healing Your Mind, Body and Spirit
- The Power of Forgiveness
- Unblocking Your Blessings
- Powering Up Your Presence, Image and Presentation
- Improving your Public Speaking Skills
- Crafting Your Personal Mission and Vision