About this Speaker
Cynthia Jolicoeur Rood is a fourth-degree black belt and certified self-defense coach with more than twenty years’ experience, and the founder of the Born to Be a Badass Academy, where women around the world learn how to protect themselves mentally, emotionally and physically.
She teaches women how to be safe in any situation. She takes what for many women is an uncomfortable (if not frightening) subject and, in a loving, positive way, shows them how to break through fear, tap into strengths and abilities they don't realize they have, and discover their power, courage and freedom.
Cynthia is the host of the “Born to Be a Badass” podcast, a unique and groundbreaking show about women, violence and safety. A published author, she has been featured on radio, virtual summits and podcasts. She is also a sought-after speaker.