Rha Goddess is the entrepreneurial soul coach behind hundreds of breakthrough changemakers, cultural visionaries and social entrepreneurs. Her mission? To revolutionize the way we live, work, play and handle our business. From multiple NY Times Bestsellers to multi-million dollar social enterprises, Rha’s unique methodology has empowered a new generation of conscious entrepreneurs to stay true, get paid, and do good!
From the onset of her more than 30-year career as a cultural innovator and creative change agent, Rha has drawn on the power of arts, culture, and community to move hearts, minds, and policy. As an internationally acclaimed performance artist and activist, Rha’s work has focused on issues of racial justice and equality, electoral politics, offender aid and restoration, mental health and youth and young women’s empowerment and contributed to initiatives that have impacted millions of lives. While working on the frontlines, Rha developed a unique perspective about effective leadership and cultivated a transformative approach to empowering individuals, teams, organizations and communities working for change.
In 2008, she received the National Museum of Voting Rights prestigious Freedom Flame Award and in 2009 she was awarded the Herb Alpert’s Hedgebrook Prize. Later that year, the White House invited her to participate as part of a special delegation of nationally recognized cultural change agents in a national dialogue on civic participation. Also in 2009, Rha was invited to serve as a United States Cultural Envoy to Rwanda. As a creative change agent, her work has earned critical acclaim from international media such as Time, Interview, Essence, Variety and Source Magazines. In 2014, Rha was chosen as a Top 10 Game Changer by Muses and Visionaries Magazine. Additional awards and honors include Meet The Composer, the NPN Creative Fund, a semi-finalist for Do Something’s Brick Award and a two-time semi-finalist for Leadership for a Changing World (nominated by Eve Ensler).
As a sought after keynote, Rha has led the conversation of a “whole self” approach to entrepreneurship rooted in the potential for a more just and sustainable economy and culture. Rha has presented at SOCAP, SVN, Women Donors Network, Equity Now, Netroots Nation, Bioneers, TedEx Broadstreet, Emerging Women, Take the Lead, and been a featured guest on Hay House’s World Shift Summit, The Shift Network’s Women’s Empowerment Summit, Motivating With The Masters, The Lift Economy’s Be The Change Podcast Series and Profit Boss Radio with Hillary Hendershott among others. More at www.movethecrowd.me