Akosua Dardaine Edwards

Let's Share Lessons on The Journey

Akosua Dardaine Edwards - author, writer, coach, gender specialist, speaker


Day 6 - The Tour

Shyness and under confidence are not part of your DNA. You can change this. - Carole Rice


    Confessions on the Journey - I was nervous, shitting bricks! I mean, it is Busboys and Poets! A renowned joint in the DC Area, the people who have graced that stage are like world renowned, the hype is high, and I was nervous. 

    I took an Uber to the spot and it was heaving, full of people, a coffee shop, book store, restaurant and stage in one spot. 

    They took such great care of me, made me as comfortable as possible. I was able to relax and soak it all in.

    The talk went well, I relaxed after seeing a couple of familiar faces! and it flowed

    It felt right being on the stage, sharing the lessons on the Journey, it just felt that doing this was the reason I was here!

    Why Are You Here?


    Saturday night as well was fabulous, I really had a lot of fun!

    On to the next one tonight


    Your story is inspiring, your delivery is real
    — Barbara Ince, President - Maloney Women's Group
    The students who attended the function were so inspired by you they want all their friends to be exposed to your story.
    — Cherisse Rawlins - Teacher Moruga Secondary
    I must thank you for your presentation, many people were blown away by it.
    — Sharon Christopher, Dep CEO First Citizens Bank Limited
    It was a pleasure hosting you. Your reading from Nyabo (Madam) Why Are You Here? - was both thought provoking and insightful, thank you.
    — Consulate General of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago - New York
    You are an inspiration to us all
    — Marlene Charles, YWCA President
    I can’t stop telling people about your presentation. You changed my life forever!
    — Michele Celestine, Executive Director Heroes Foundation
    What an honour and priveledge it was for me and my wife to host you during your stay in Washington DC
    — Anthony WJ Phillips-Spencer, Ambassador Extraordinary Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
    Unveiling was exactly what I needed, thank you.
    — Participant at 2017's Unveiling- Looking into the Mirror of Self
    Akosua, congratulations and thank you for that fabulous and thoughtful sharing from your book. I did NOTHING for the weekend but read your books. Madam, I found your story telling light and entertaining, true Trini style but DEEP.
    — Sandra Ferguson, Agency for Rural Transformation, Grenada W.I
    After hearing Ms. Akosua speak, I now know that I am everything and that I have everything to become who I want to be.
    — Jenna Marie Bharat, Student- San Juan South Secondary School
    Madam Akosua was awe inspiring. Excellent motivational skills. For me as a new retiree her words encourage me to “give back to the village”
    — Anthea Doyle
    Inspirational for both year groups. Forms 3 and 5. They were at the edge of their seats. prodding them to plan and even when things do not go as planned... to never give up when faced with life’s challenges
    — San Juan South Secondary School
    She is complete, sincere and true to herself. Akosua relates to you on what is common in all of us, our humanity.
    — Odella Jowaheer