Real Talk: Athlete-Turned-Author Empowers Youth Through Speaking Engagements
Philadelphia, PA (February 27, 2013) -- Niema Golphin is the athlete-turned-author who wrote Discovering Your Greatness Now. As a motivational speaker and creator of the Life Preparatory Skills Program, she offers no false hope and promises no short cuts or easy solutions. This Philadelphia native shares insights that are based on personal experiences, the difficulties she herself has had to endure and the lessons she has learned along the way.
Golphin connects with students, many like herself from underserved inner-city communities, through sheer honesty. In middle schools, high schools, and universities along the East coast, Golphin delivers what she considers advice she herself wishes she had been told to better prepare her for life's challenges.
After what feels more like a candid conversation, audiences of as few as two or as many as thousands of attendees walk away understanding that despite whatever environment they are from or whatever struggle they may be facing, within them lies the potential to thrive and achieve their goals.
This program is based on the teachings in her book Discovering Your Greatness Now. An imprint of Growing Up Publishing, LLC, this reference guide teaches practical life skills to help young readers make better choices. Golphin's book encourages youth to look within, discover what drives them, and tap into their own strengths. By applying her principles, readers learn to believe in themselves and ultimately yield success. Discovering Your Greatness Now is available for purchase at www.niemagolphin.com and all major online retailers.
About Niema Golphin
Niema Golphin was the eleven-time All-American who was also the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) four-time national champion in the 200 and 400 meter events in 2003 and 2004. In the 400 meter event, she still currently holds the Golden State Conference record of 53.5 seconds. She earned a B.A. in physical education and a M.S. in organizational leadership from Azusa Pacific University (APU) in California. In 2010, Golphin joined Philadelphia University's coaching staff, leading the brand new Women's Track & Field squad to NCAA champion status for their division.
Golphin is now CEO of Growing Up Publishing, LLC. Under the auspices of the Growing Up Publishing corporation, she operates the Life Preparatory Skills Program (LPSP) and the Discovering Your Greatness Now workshop series. As a motivational speaker, Golphin leads workshops and conducts seminars based on the LPSP model. Initially created to assist Philadelphia's high school girls as they transition into adulthood, the Life Preparatory Skills Program has grown to empower young men and women throughout the state of Pennsylvania and at conferences and other venues along the east coast region. Niema Golphin is an organizer of the Uniquely You Summit and also serves on the board of directors for The Women's Coalition for Empowerment, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. For more information about the Life Preparatory Skills Program and the Discovering Your Greatness Now Workshop Series, visit www.niemagolphin.com.
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