Tana Session was born into the New York City foster care system and remained there until she was 3 ½ years old. She experienced various hardships throughout her life, but learned they were not her fault…but they were her problem. She set out to establish a life that was quantum leaps from where she started. Recently recognized as a Huffington Post “10 Female Experts to Follow in 2018,” Tana has built a successful career in Human Resources and a successful business in spite of her background. She continues to use her adversities as fuel and not excuses.
Tana has served as the top Human Resources leader for multiple organizations. She embeds her passion for the field of Human Resources and Coaching in all of her programs. In 2014, Tana established her award-winning, WMBE-certified coaching and consulting practice. Noted as a powerful international speaker, Tana shares her poignant career and life coaching tips with audiences from a personal perspective. Tana is now a bestselling author and an award-winning international speaker.
In November 2016, Tana released her first book entitled Inside the Revolving Door: Chronicles From the Human Resources Department. In January 2017, she released the #1 Best-seller Get Your Career Life in Order, a step-by-step career management and job-hunting self-help guidebook. Her third book, The Little Book of Motivation & Inspiration – Volume I, was released in January 2018. Tana is also a contributing writer for Forbes.com and BlackEnterprise.com and has been featured in Huffington Post, Essence Magazine, and on various television, syndicated radio and podcasts. In August 2017, the University of Phoenix recognized Tana as one of its Distinguished Alumni of Southern California. Tana also joined the team of UCLA Extension as an Instructor for the Human Resources Development course, the final class in their top-rated 18-month Human Resources certification program.