Tanesha Coach Tea Ingram is the principal coach at Consult With Tea, INC. Her passion for youth, nonprofit management and community organizing has shaped her path as a Non Profit Coach. She has now been working with Nonprofits for 14 years and coaching independently for the past 4 years.
By the age of 19, Tea was one of four youth co-founders of, Bronx PRYDE (Promoting, Revolutionary Youth Development & Empowerment), hosted by The Bronx Defenders. Bronx PRYDE focused on training youth in the community to be community organizers and group facilitators. Her work at the Bronx Defenders earned her a Union Square award in 2005. From the Bronx Defenders Tea moved on to hold positions in a variety of agencies and organizations working with the most vulnerable populations in New York State including teen parents, homeless youth, families in public housing, court-involved families, boys living in single-parent households, children with special needs and youth that identify as Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer ( LGBTQ). Her expertise includes youth engagement, curriculum development, capacity building, leadership development and motivational coaching.
Throughout Tea’s career, she has been the recipient of scholarships and fellowships from notable agencies such as AmeriCorps, National Juvenile Justice Network and the Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness. In addition, she has earned certifications in concentrating areas such as Mental Health, Non-Profit Management, Strategic Planning and Public Speaking. Her engagement styles include panel presentations, lectures, group discussions, workshops and art based events. Tea enjoys building and training with community members, educators, service providers, community organizers, nonprofit professionals and YOUTH.
Beyond her countless accolades and accomplishments, Tea’s coaching is rooted in the philosophy that learning can happen anywhere and teaching can come from anyone. She uses her life lessons and skill to move professionals off the bench to on the court in their game.