Novena is a certified personal and Leadership coach, licensed psychotherapist, and a leader with a track record of performance, superior interpersonal skills, and progressive growth.
Novena currently provides Executive oversight of operations for NYC's foster care system.
This includes but is not limited to program evaluation, strategic planning, and implementation of process improvements.
Throughout Novena's career, she has developed, Implemented, and facilitated staff development and training for child Welfare staff members involved in the delivery of critical social service initiatives served as a quality assurance Manager and liaised between contracted providers and Family Court systems.
Novena is focused on empowering individuals and families to clarify and take action toward rewriting their personal narratives.
Her philosophy is rooted in the belief that when we are intentional about our personal and professional growth it moves us closer to our true purpose and mission in life.
Recently Novena did a TEDx talk about Getting to The Root of Fear Shame and Guilt.
She also authored a book about shifting your personal narrative and the benefit of mindset shifting.
During her free time, Novena she enjoys cooking, exercising, writing, and watching classic films.