Monique Russell

Communications expert, inspirational teacher and speaker


Monique is a Communications Expert, Inspirational Teacher and Speaker.

Originally from the beautiful islands of The Bahamas and Nigeria, living in the USA, Monique is the global communications expert you want on your team.

Organizations like the Centers for Disease Control, Verizon, Intel, Equifax and the world’s busiest airport, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International, trust Monique to teach effective communications strategies that foster connection, community, creativity and courage. You can too.

Monique has 20 years’ experience in Communications, and leads Clear Communication Solutions–an international training, coaching and consulting firm that focuses on confidently communicating from the inside out. She is the author of Intentional Motherhood: Who Said it Would Be Easy, and The Ultimate Speaker's Guide. She is the host of the podcast Bridge to U: Understanding and Black Unity which focuses on diversity and inclusion among Black cultures.

She has worked with several institutions of higher education in the areas of diversity, cultural sensitivity, public speaking, and communications with an emphasis on Emotional Intelligence.

Because of her background,she is a frequently sought after guest on business, local and international radio shows, and she's been quoted and featured in publications as a subject matter expert in the areas of leadership and effective communications in the United States, United Kingdom, The Bahamas, Namibia, and Jamaica to name a few.

Monique's civic involvement includes serving as a board Advisor for non-profit groups, co-founding a Tedx afterschool club which is broadcast globally on, sponsoring anti-bullying campaigns in the Caribbean, and facilitating programs at Junior Achievement, YearUp Atlanta, Dress for Success International among others.

She is an advisory board member of Leadercast, which hosts the world’s largest one-day leadership conference.

Despite the credentials and success, through the journey of life, Monique lost her confidence but reclaimed it through a series of empowering exercises and resources. It is because of her multi-dimensional experiences that her teachings on how to communicate confidently from the inside out are very effective.

Monique earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism, and two Masters of Science degrees in Public Relations and Advertising. She is a Certified Life Coach and DiSC facilitator. Monique is married with two boys, loves the beach, sushi, dancing and reading


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