Natasha Nurse

Speaker, Coach, and Content Creator

United States

Natasha Nurse is a proud ’08 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University. She is a DEI Professional, Coach, Speaker, and Podcaster. She started Dressing Room 8 to provide a web-based resource for women to gain personal and professional empowerment through her fashion and lifestyle-focused blog and coaching services. Natasha focuses her coaching on media, career, and accountability. In 2017, she started the innovative podcast WokeNFree with her husband to address hot topics in an entertaining and educational way. They talk about relationships, education, religion, politics, music, history, fashion, diversity in the media, entertainment, empowerment matters, life hacks, technology, cultural disparities in the world, and everything in between. You can listen to a new WokeNFree episode every Wednesday for #WokeNFreeWednesday. Additionally, she is an enthusiastic mom who loves creating content, reading and enjoying time at home with her husband, son, and pets.

PLUS Model Magazine
PLUS Model Magazine

Natasha held various stints in the corporate world prior to making a foray into fashion and writing. She launched Dressing Room 8 to provide a web-based resource where women can gain personal and professional development through her fashion and lifestyle focused blog and coaching services.

The Muse
The Muse

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WokeNFree is a podcast brought to you by Kahlil and Natasha Nurse, who are interested in being honest and real with each other and the world. Get a glimpse into the minds of a couple with a different take on hot topics....

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Natasha Nurse: Discover The 7 Keys To A Mindset For Success | 82

Today's featured guest is Natasha Nurse, an Adjunct Professor at Nassau Community College, the owner and founder of Dressing Room 8 and also the Lifestyle Editor for Plus Model Magazine. She's a lawyer, business owner, and public speaker, and today she introduced us to her coaching philosophy and discussed what success means and how to develop a mindset for it.

Fast Company
This Is What It's Like To Be The Only Person Of Color At Work

It is 8:55 a.m. on a Monday morning. I walk by the office of a coworker who always seems to "know" what is going on in the office. She steadily checks her clock before greeting me as I walk to my office. I put my bag down, throw my jacket around my chair, and turn on my computer.

Ladders | Business News & Career Advice
6 ways to network on social media that you haven't thought of yet

Charlene Li once said: "Twitter is not a technology, it's a conversation - and it's happening with or without you." Does social media take up a large part of your day? Since I was in college at Penn State, I can't remember a day that I wasn't on social media.

How to Write a Networking Email That Gets a Response Every Time

Tired of sending networking emails that don't get a response? Don't fret. If you follow the below steps, you'll be well on your way to networking email success. 1. Mind your subject line. Subject lines matter. They're the very first things your reader will see, and you only have one opportunity to make a great first impression.

Black Career Women's Network
Black Career Woman Spotlight: Natasha Nurse - Black Career Women's Network

How do you make your coins? Having been a victim of bullying as a child growing up, I learned to seek out fashion as a source of strength early on and actively uses it as a personal means of empowerment; because of my own experiences with bullying and my strong...

5 Tips for Career Confidence | Dia&Co

This week, we're celebrating the mentors and mavens who inspire our professional lives. Even though we're all capable of amazing things, we all have moments when we doubt just how successful we're capable of becoming, or imagine that there's some mistake that's resulted in where we are today-a phenomenon known as "Impostor Syndrome."

Our Voices

Host Natasha Nurse, Owner & Co-Founder of Dressing Room 8, Co-Host of WokeNFree, Lifestyle Editor of Plus Model Magazine and Adjunct Professor at Nassau Community College, highlights the amazing and dynamic work of change agents. Natasha interviews business owners, coaches, innovators, and thought leaders in various industries who are eager to educate, inspire, and motivate you.
A How-to Guide to Help You Solve Your Office Dispute

First things first, I'm sorry you're in this situation. It's not fun. But it is, in many cases, fixable. However, as you probably already know, how you approach this can not only be tricky depending on where you work, but also because it's an uncomfortable situation.

Dressing Room 8
Q&A with Project Runway Season 14 Designer Ashley Nell Tipton (#DesignerAshley)

In case you didn't know, Ashley Nell Tipton is kind of a big deal in the plus-size fashion world; in fact, as the first designer of plus-size apparel to compete on Project Runway , she is making fashion history while also paving the way for all designers in the plus-size fashion space who are looking to make their way into main stream fashion competitions - and is as mainstream as it gets!