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Welcome to According to Sade, LLC where strategic brilliance meets unparalleled innovation. I'm not just a consultant; I'm an architect of success, transforming challenges into opportunities and dreams into reality. Step into a world where my expertise knows no bounds, and solutions are crafted with precision. Discover the power of partnership, as I redefine the future with you. Your journey to excellence starts here!

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Hi! I'm Sadé.

Sadé Richardson brings a wealth of expertise and passion to the intersection of wellness, public health, and community engagement. With a background in Public Health, Social Work and Digital Media Studies, she has seamlessly integrated her academic knowledge into practical initiatives.

Sadé's commitment to self-care and wellbeing is deeply rooted in her upbringing, where her father instilled these values early on. Her professional journey includes the creation of the innovative Self-Love for Activists toolkit, which applies evidence-based practices to fortify resilience and belonging. This toolkit is used in wellness coaching, the Wellness Course, and throughout U-M Student Life.

Currently serving as Director of Strategic Initiatives in the Office of Public Health Practice at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, she orchestrates experiential learning opportunities and oversees the Public Health Action Support Team (PHAST) and the Future Public Health Leaders Program (FPHLP). She also develops and maintains relationships with community stakeholders domestically and internationally to support Public Health in Action Courses.

Sadé holds a BA in Public Health and Digital Media Studies from the University of Rochester, an MPH in Health Behavior and Health Education, an MSW in Management of Human Services from the University of Michigan, and a Doctor of Social Work at the University of Louisville. She has been recognized for her outstanding contributions to the field of public health and was honored to be included in 2023 Beaumont's 40 under 40 list for her remarkable achievements.

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Empowering Growth, Inspiring Impact

Welcome to a realm where growth is nurtured and impact is celebrated. I believe in the transformative power of continuous learning and development, serving as catalysts for personal and organizational evolution. I see myself as a facilitator of learning, a mentor, and a curator. Through avenues like my keynote speaking, professional development workshops, impact assessment, and capacity-building workshops, I aim to unlock the potential of individuals and organizations.

My commitment to empowerment is embedded in the belief that shared knowledge has the power to inspire positive change. I strive to spark conversations, challenge perspectives, and motivate audiences to embrace growth as a constant companion on their journey. I create an environment where skills are honed, and potential is unlocked. I recognize that sustainable change requires building strong foundations, fostering inclusivity, and cultivating a culture of continuous improvement.

Transparency and accountability are fundamental to my approach. I understand that fostering resilience and adaptability is crucial in navigating the complexities of a dynamic world. I not only celebrate achievements but pave the way for future success by equipping individuals and organizations with the tools they need to thrive.

In essence, my philosophy weaves a tapestry of empowerment, growth, and impact. Join me on this journey of discovery and advancement as we collectively build a future marked by continuous learning, meaningful change, and lasting success.


Welcome to my portfolio, a dynamic collection of experiences that reflect my unwavering commitment to wellness, community engagement, and public health. As a seasoned professional, I've woven my passion for self-care and wellbeing into tangible initiatives that drive positive change.


The University of Michigan University Health Services’ 2023 Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium Keynote: “The Wellness Revolution: Building a Culture of Equity & Inclusion.”

Public Health Students of African Descent 35th Annual Health Equity Conference (2022 Panelist): “Equity In Motion”


“From Burnout to Bliss: A Radical Self-Care Workshop for Helping Professionals”. Council for Children’s Rights Board Meeting.

“From Burnout to Bliss: A Radical Self-Care Workshop for Social Workers”. 2023 Building Healthy, Strong Communities Conference.

“Searching for Public Health Jobs & Careers.” The University of Michigan Future Public Health Leaders Program (2021-2023).

Emotional Intelligence 101.” The University of Michigan Future Public Health Leaders Program 2023.

Self Love for Activists Workbook

“Self-Love for Activists Workbook”. University of Michigan University Health Services Wolverine Wellness. https://wellbeing-toolkit.studentlife.umich.edu/toolkit/13


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Keynote Speaking

Invite Sadé to share her inspiring journey and insights at conferences, events, or organizational gatherings. Her story of passion, resilience, and outstanding contributions to public health is sure to motivate and engage audiences.


Capacity Building Workshops

Elevate the skills of your team in community-academic partnerships through specialized workshops led by Sadé. These sessions can cover effective communication, cultural competency, and collaboration strategies, empowering your team to navigate the complexities of community engagement and partnership building.

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Professional Development Workshops

Elevate your team's resilience, productivity, and overall wellness through professional development workshops. Drawing on her unique blend of expertise in Public Health, Social Work, and Human Services Management, these workshops foster a positive and thriving work culture. Topic options include but are not limited too: emotional Intelligence, leadership styles and self-care.

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Impact Assessment and Reporting

Collaborate with Sadé to assess the impact of your programs. Develop comprehensive reports that showcase the achievements, challenges, and future opportunities, providing valuable insights for stakeholders and funders.

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Stress Release Journal & Affirmation Cards

The Stress-Free Journal is your ultimate companion for self-care, self-love, and self-reflection. It Is paired with Stress-Free Affirmation Cards: the perfect self-care tool to cultivate self-love and promote a positive mindset!

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Mental Burnout Recovery Workbook

This workbook is designed to guide you through the journey of rejuvenating your mind, body, and soul. Dive into four carefully curated sections aimed at bringing balance back into your life.

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15 Self-Awareness Worksheets

The perfect tool to increase your emotional intelligence and embark on a journey of self-discovery. It Is designed to guide you through self-reflection activities and effective goal setting, helping you understand self-sabotaging behaviors and notice patterns that may hold you back.

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Ready to work with me?

Whether you're interested in booking a keynote, exploring professional development opportunities, or discussing potential collaborations, your message matters. Feel free to reach out, and l will get back to you promptly.

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