About Mandy

I empower teams, I ignite change, I create opportunities.

Success is not just about reaching the destination; it’s about embracing the journey, overcoming challenges, and empowering others along the way.” ~ Mandy

Who is Mandy?
A dynamic and results-driven professional specializing in corporate talent development and consulting. With her extensive experience and expertise, she empowers organizations to unlock their full potential and achieve sustainable growth. Mandy is known for her strategic thinking, strong leadership abilities, and exceptional interpersonal skills that enable her to build effective relationships with clients and teams.


  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Conflict resolution
  • Cultural transformation
  • Diversity and inclusion initiatives
  • Employee engagement
  • Leadership development
  • Team Building
  • Motivational Keynote Speaking

Why Empowertunity?
Mandy is passionate about empowering individuals and organizations to reach their highest potential. With a client-first approach, she founded Empowertunity LLC to provide comprehensive and customized solutions that drive positive change. Her goal is to create a positive impact on individuals and teams, fostering a culture of growth, collaboration, and success.

Formal Education:

  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) Organizational Change and Leadership, The University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education
  • Certificate Plant-Based Nutrition, Cornell University
  • Master of Education (M.Ed.) Positive Coaching and Psychology, University of Missouri—Columbia
  • Master of Education (M.Ed.) Conflict Resolution and Team Building, Plymouth State University
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) Education, Kean University

Mandy is a seasoned professional in the field of talent development and corporate consulting. As our Chief Empowerment Office (CEO) at Empowertunity, Mandy has led numerous organizations to achieve their strategic objectives through effective  leadership development and cultural transformation initiatives.

With a strong background in coaching and mentoring, Mandy excels in building cross-functional relationships and fostering employee engagement. Her expertise in getting to the root cause allows her to design evidence-based strategies and deliver measurable outcomes.

Mandy’s passion for diversity and inclusion drives her to design innovative initiatives that create inclusive workplaces and promote organizational growth. With a proven track record in performance management and process improvement, Mandy is a trusted advisor in talent management and organizational development. She continues to develop herself in capacity building and is adept at utilizing technology tools to enhance learning experiences and drive productivity. Mandy’s holistic approach and unwavering commitment to excellence make her a valuable asset in the corporate, non-profit, educational, and government sectors.


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Dr. Mandy Rodrigues

When I'm not orchestrating cultural transformations and coaching teams to greatness, you might catch me indulging in my secret talent of gardening, enjoying a hike, or preparing amazing plant-powered shakes.
New Jersey
Recommended Books
"The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy" by Jon Gordon

"UnDo It" by Dr. Dean Ornish

"Creativity Inc." by Ed Catmull

Curriculum VitaeMandy Up Close

  • Work Experience
  • Consultancy Ethics
  • Socially Conscious

Mandy’s extensive work experience spans various industries, where she has excelled in talent development, coaching, and organizational change. As the owner and senior facilitator at Empowertunity LLC, she has led successful team-building workshops, delivered engaging wellness sessions, and facilitated comprehensive leadership development programs. Her expertise in change management and performance improvement has been instrumental in driving positive outcomes for clients. Additionally, Mandy has leveraged her academic background to contribute as a professor and director in educational institutions, enhancing curriculum design and student experiences.

Mandy upholds a strong ethical foundation in her consultancy practice. She prioritizes transparency, integrity, and respect in all client interactions. She places great importance on active listening, understanding clients’ needs, and collaborating closely to develop tailored solutions. Mandy values open communication, ensuring that expectations are managed effectively and that clients are informed of progress and challenges throughout the engagement. She maintains strict confidentiality and handles sensitive information with the utmost care. Mandy is committed to delivering high-quality work, consistently meeting deadlines, and exceeding client expectations while adhering to professional standards and ethical guidelines.

Mandy is deeply committed to social consciousness and actively incorporates it into her work. She advocates for diversity and inclusion, fostering equitable environments where all individuals can thrive. Mandy believes in leveraging her expertise to address social issues and create positive change. She has organized events and discussions on social justice, facilitated conversations on racial injustice, and raised awareness about health disparities. Mandy’s work extends beyond the professional realm, as she engages in community initiatives and supports charitable causes. She believes in making a meaningful impact by empowering individuals, promoting social equality, and advocating for a better future.

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