Elease A. Wiggins, the multidimensional powerhouse speaker, whose numerous titles range from a widely received author, college professor, personal-development coach, philanthropist and mother.
As a mom of two, Elease has managed to earn two undergraduate degrees in public administration and business management, respectively, as well as a post-graduate degree in urban studies. Elease’s passion for empowering others has led her to hold various positions in academia, such as the former adjunct professor of sociology, at LaGuardia Community College within the City University of New York. Elease currently serves as the adjunct professor of “Psychology, Sociology & Success” at Bergen Community College. In addition, she also serves as a Counselor/Broker for the Work First New Jersey (WFNJ) Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program at the Bergen County Job Center in Bergen County New Jersey.
As a professor, Elease is passionate about molding the minds and hearts of the next generation of thought-leaders. As a speaker, Elease inspires her audience into action by offering life strategies to prove overcoming generational poverty is possible. As a mother, Elease uses her challenging life experiences to be a role model that her children can look up to, and be proud of.