AMBASSADOR DR. MARGARET DUREKE
FOUNDER & PRESIDENT
Dr. Margaret Dureke received her Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors from Howard University and a Juris Doctorate degree in Law from American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC, USA. Dr. Dureke is a seasoned speaker and motivational presenter who has actively and consistently been in the industry for the past 24 years mentoring, coaching and directing women and men from all socio-economic backgrounds and geographical locations. She is a renowned national and international motivational and inspirational speaker. In addition she is an Adjunct Faculty Member at the Prince George’s Community College; a Master Trainer and Presenter for major corporations and organizations such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation; the Department of Housing and Urban Development; Blacks in Government (voted one of the Most Valuable Trainers and Presenters 2010); America Online (AOL); Merck & Company; SAM’S Club; Washington Hospital Center; Prince George’s County Housing and Urban Development; Howard University; the University of Maryland; and the Progressive Baptist Convention. She has been hailed as the “Moxie Motivator” by the Prince George’s Gazette Newspaper and has inspired and motivated women worldwide through her multi-faceted platforms . Margaret is astute in public relations, media relations; corporate training in the areas of personal and business development; free lance writing, business development relations between nations; personal advising; and protocol specialist/advising.
As an accomplished author and publisher of several empowerment, self development, business and self help books, including “Think, ACT, Believe & Grow Rich,” “How to Succeed Against All Odds”; “Eleven Proven Organizational and Time Management Techniques for Highly Effective People”; “Network Marketing: How to Avoid the Damage it Can Do to Your Life and Business & How to Succeed”; “The Power of Consistency”; “7 Drivers for Success”; and “Words and Phrases of Wisdom.” Margaret has inspired and encouraged thousands. Margaret’s success stories have been featured in many publications, including the Washington Post, BET.com, Sister to Sister Magazine, Heart and Soul Magazine, The Gazette Newspaper and Our Society Magazine, (a London based publication). Margaret is a visionary and also a creator of entrepreneurs according to the Washington Informer newspaper http://washingtoninformer.com/search/?q=wetati&submit=
Among Margaret’s many awards are: the Gateway To Africa Business Award 2013 by the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation African Trade Office (ATO); the Noble Community Service Award by FESTAFRICA 2012; the “Community Warrior” Award from the University of Maryland College Park. In December 2013, Margaret was invited to speak and present at the 58th Anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott honoring Rosa Parks in Montgomery, Alabama; and most recently was featured in the prestigious newspaper The Washington Informer. http://washingtoninformer.com/search/?q=wetati&submit=
Dr. Dureke has counseled many dignitaries of the Diplomatic Corps and lay persons from every walk of life for the past five (5) years. As a visionary and co-founder of JAHS Consulting, Margaret has used her God-given talents to empower, enhance and elevate the careers of many distinguished personalities. She has the ability to discern special qualities in a person and skillfully project them in a favorable light in the public, and the results has been astounding. Her duties involve promoting the organization and its mission of empowering others, guiding and overseeing the capacity building and sustainability projects, and developing strategies to further enhance the quality of the business of JAHS Enterprises.