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Latika S. Vines

CEO, Visionary Initiatives, LLC

Latika Vines is your Career Strategist Coach (aka BOSS MOM Coach), Chief Workforce Developer, and Work-Life Balance Advocate and Educator partnering with Professional Services Organizations to develop their Workforce, particularly their Working Mothers, through Career Development Workshops, Strategies, and Coaching to increase Employee Satisfaction, Improve Productivity and Retention and provide Career Mobility.

Latika Vines is the Founder of Visionary Initiatives, a Workforce Development Organization providing learning strategies, policies, and programs to support working moms' current and future career development and retention. Latika has more than fifteen years of Workforce Development and Corporate Training experience working in private and public sectors to solve their learning and development and succession management challenges. Latika is the winner of the CBP Commissioner’s Award for her work in Career Development. She is the author of 4 books and co-author of 3 books. Latika lives in Maryland with her husband and four daughters.

Delivering customized solutions for high-performing Working Mothers to successfully balance life, so they can grow in their careers; while providing Organizations with the tools to develop the careers of their high-performing working mothers to create a talent pool for succession management and increase employee retention and satisfaction.

Latika is certified in Human Capital Strategist, Strategic Workforce Planning, Leadership & Management, and Performance Consulting for Trainers. It has always been Latika's lifetime goal to be a Chief Learning Officer and through her work at Visionary Initiatives, LLC, she has transformed her career vision into an initiative.  Latika is also the International Association of Women - Waldorf Chapter President, helping women in the Southern Maryland area achieve their career and business goals.

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Work History

  • Taught over 100 Working Moms how to establish balance in their life, so they can overcome the overwhelm of managing a marriage, motherhood, and their career

  • Coached and mentored 50 public servant employees in getting to the next level in their Career., from GS-14 (first-line supervisor) to Executive positions

  • Impacted over 50 business-driven women to follow and stick to the Vision God has given them

  • Coaching business-driven women to Enhance the Vision God has given them, create strategic initiatives to achieve it, and implement the Vision, while living a balanced lifestyle

  • Created a Career Development Tool for 20, 000 Law Enforcement personnel and civilians to identify, plan, and prepare their government career progression

  • Coaching Working Moms in Government how to get back to the Career Vision they once had, and turn it into an initiative (action) through Work & Life Balance

  • Written and Revised Public and Private Sector and Executive Level Resumes for Federal Government, Academia, Retail, and Engineering industries

Training & Certifications

  • Women's Entrepreneurship 

  • Work & Life Balance Training

  • Creating Conditions for Others to Thrive

  • Human Capital Strategist (Human Capital Institute) 

  • Strategic Workforce Planning  (Human Capital Institute) 

  • Performance Consulting for Trainers (The Training Clinic)

 

Training & Speaking

  • Expert Talk: From Losing Control to Being in Control of your Career

  • Navigating Back to School 

  • Creating & Owning an Individual Development Plan

  • Getting into Leadership as a Working Mom

  • Time Management: Managing Your Time to Go After Career Goals 

  • Time Management: Managing your Workload 

  • The Road to Your Career Success - Career Paths!

 

Published Work

 

Other Notable Accomplishments

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