Executive Director, The Women's Fund of Miami Dade

M.P.A. Harvard University.
Experienced Non-Profit CEO & Corporate Executive.
Harvard Center for Public Leadership Trained Adaptive Leadership Facilitator.
Jack Canfield Companies Certified Trainer—The Success Principles.
Florida Supreme Court Trained Circuit Civil Mediator.
Award-Winning & Best-Selling Author.
Speaker & Facilitator.


Option B

Sheryl Sandberg's Option B & OptionB.Org help each of us to build resilience and find meaning in the face of adversity.


"Kathy Andersen is an inspiration for every girl and woman who wants to achieve her dreams. After surviving over a decade of sexual abuse by her father, Kathy had the courage and determination to 'change her shoes' and build the life she wanted for herself. She now devotes herself to helping others."
Sheryl Sandberg
Facebook COO, and LeanIn.org Founder.
"Kathy's book [Change Your Shoes, 365 Life Resolutions] is an invaluable tool to help you do one of the most important things you can do for yourself—commit to doing one thing each day that will get you closer to the life you want."
Jack Canfield
Co-creator of the #1 New York Times Bestselling Chicken Soup For The Soul® Series and Coauthor of The Success Principles.
"Kathy turned my dream of creating a foundation to help kids into a reality. Kathy brought the Miguel Cabrera Foundation to life, and created the partnerships and programs that are changing the lives of children every day through baseball."

Miguel Cabrera
Major League Baseball Star.
“Kathy worked with me and my wife to create our foundation and grow its programs. The foundation helps kids to learn, dream, and become leaders. I am proud of everything we are doing.”

Pedro Martinez
Major League Baseball Star.
“Kathy’s workshops challenged participants to get to the real issues that were holding them back, and developed empowered approaches to move them forward—they were transformational for our entire organization.”

Carmen Marston
VP, Human Resources, Zimmerman Advertising.
"Make no mistake about this woman's advice and lessons. She comes from a position of skill and strength. Everyone can benefit from her lessons.”

Professor Christine W. Letts
Former Dean, Executive Education, Harvard Kennedy School.
"Kathy’s profoundly insightful journey will take the reader on his or her own journey toward the genuine freedom to be all we can be—in our life and in the world. This book [Change Your Shoes, Live Your Greatest Life] is a rare inspiration.”

Professor Ronald Heifetz
Founder, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School.
“Kathy’s retreat takes you on an experiential journey to uncover all you desire, leave behind anything that is holding you back, and reignite passion in each area of your life so you can recharge, re-balance, and restore all you want in your life.”

Dr. Lori Friesen
Ph.D., Author and Educator.

 News & Events

Kathy talks about changing the way you look at life in order to make the changes you want in your life.  Start where you are, see your life as a piece of art that takes shape with each step, and take one step each day.

Kathy joined Arianna Huffington for the launch of Thrive Global in New York City. Kathy has joined Arianna's Thrive Global team to facilitate workshops with Thrive Global clients around the world, in addition to Kathy's ongoing workshops and programs to create positive change for people, communities and organizations.

Kathy gives tips to create the life you desire and overcome obstacles along the way. Emotional Mojo airs nationwide.

Embark on a journey ...
 ... to be unlimited.

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