LaTonia is a Detroit native and leader in women’s empowerment. She is the Director of Coaching at COTS homeless shelter. She leads a team of Coaches who work with families in COTS shelter, housing programs, and the community.
LaTonia chose a career in Social Work because of the many challenges she faced in her own life. She was a teenage mother at the age of 14 and suffered the death of her child when she was 4 years old. She experienced many other life challenges and made a promise to God that if He brought her through, she would dedicate her life to helping other women.
In 2018, LaTonia founded The Ladies League of Detroit. A social network for women in Metro Detroit that is focused on professional and personal development. It was uniquely created for the
“Woman in the Middle.”
The first Sister Chapter
The Ladies League of Baltimore was started in July 2021, and within one year is already a success. The next Sister Chapter The Ladies League of Jacksonville launched in October 2022. LaTonia’s plan is expanding The Ladies League brand internationally.
Awards received: Spirit of Detroit, 2022; Krave Honors, 2021; Woman of Excellence, 2021.
LaTonia earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business from Baker College and Masters of Social Work at Wayne State University. She is also a graduate of Leadership Detroit, a leadership program for executives in Southeast MI led by the Detroit Regional Chamber. She has one adult daughter, Imani.
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