Shade Adu

Shade Adu

Shade Adu is a Personal Brand Strategist, Life Coach and Founder of Savvy Solutions Consulting, LLC. Savvy Solutions Consulting is a professional development firm that provides personal branding, coaching and diversity training for individuals, businesses, organizations and corporations. Ms. Adu specializes in personal branding, target audience attraction, coaching and brand diversity. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania with a Masters in Secondary Education, Shade was recruited to teach in the Republic of Kazakhstan where Ms. Adu lived for three years and was instrumental in assisting with minority recruitment, curriculum development and teacher training. She has traveled throughout Kazakhstan and over two dozen countries conducting workshops, observing schools and breaking stereotypes of African American women one passport stamp at a time.

The Political Activism Ladder
New Jersey has experienced one woman Governor in its history, and currently celebrates our fourth female member of Congress since 1925. How do we explain such a dismal performance when it comes to women in government in this highly evolved, educated state? What are the roadblocks, and how do we go around them? Two triumphant women share their stories in this moderated conversation.