Boston-based motivational workshop leader and keynote speaker Helen Credle dedicates her life to
empowering others to find their voice; looking at their LIFE in a new way to engage their SKILLS and find their inner POWER!
Helen's career has led her to the newest chapter in her life's work. Inspired by working in Criminal Justice System and working with Older Americans, she noticed a trend that people in both groups had lost hope somewhere along the line. Helen began working as a workshop clinician and
panelist, engaging directly with disaffected people as well as those at a crossroads in their life to help bring out their best and show them new ways to shine.
Helen has appeared at Boston Neighborhood Network television, State of Black Boston Criminal Justice Forum Panelist, Cambridge Democratic Party Criminal Justice Forum, the cover of Sepia Magazine, and more. She has given Inspirational Speaking presentations for the past twelve years, and has reached more than 2500 older Americans on the Power of recognizing the value of their Life Skills.
A maven of community, she has worked with James Baldwin, Gordon Parks, Photographer, Art Blakey and his Jazz Messengers, Mollie Moon (Founder of the Urban League Guild), Norman Norell, Fashion Designer, Wesley Tann, Fashion Designer, Malcolm X, Miles Davis, Bobby Womack, Pauline Tregiere,
Fashion Designer, Dick Gregory, Roberta Flack, Julian Bond, Imari Baracka, Coretta Scott King, and countless others whom were presented at the New England Conservatory of Music's Speaker and Entertainment Series sponsored by noted composer and Conservatory President, Gunther Schuller.
Helen also received the National Association of Fashion Designers (NAFAD)"Gold Thimble Award" presented to her at NYC Carnegie Hall by Leontyne Price and Josephine Baker as the most outstanding young model of her time during her modeling career in the late 60's. She was mentored by Dorothea Towles, the 1st African American model to work for the House of Dior in Paris, France.
Helen Credle worked in law enforcement as an Associate Commissioner for the Massachusetts Department of Corrections. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from Boston University, School of Business Management and Master of Arts Degree from Brandeis University, Florence Heller School, Human Resource Development & Training. Website: helencredle.tripod.com