2023 RetReat Speakers

Our 2023 retreat speakers are industry leaders, avid travelers, and experienced speakers who will leading hands-on empowerment workshops and trainings during the retreat! Click through to learn more about each of our speakers, and reserve your spot at the 2023 Safe Journey Retreat today!

10 Steps to Becoming Financially Whole

Tiffany "the budgetnista" Aliche

Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche is America's favorite personal financial educator! A New York Times Bestseller (Get Good with Money), an NAACP Image Award Nominee, and the first Black woman to grace the cover of Money Magazine (solo). Tiffany is a trailblazer in the personal finance space. Her monumental ‘Live Richer Movement’ has helped millions of women worldwide save, manage, and pay off hundreds of millions of dollars. She regularly appears as a financial expert on national platforms like, Good Morning America and the Today Show, and co-hosts a top-ranked, Webby Award winning, financial podcast, Brown Ambition. Tiffany also co-founded an online school, the Live Richer Academy, which teaches women worldwide how to take their finances to the next level and achieve their personal goals.

A former teacher for ten years, with a Master's degree in Education, in 2019, Tiffany partnered with New Jersey Assemblywoman Angela V. McKnight to write a bill that was later signed into law (A1414, The Budgetnista Law), which mandated financial education to be integrated into all middle schools in New Jersey.

Tiffany has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fast Company, Reader's Digest, USA Today, Cosmopolitan, InStyle, Forbes, Redbook, Black Enterprise, and U.S. News & World Report and has been on the Today show, Good Morning America, CNN, OWN and CBS. Tiffany currently lives in New Jersey. Find her on social media @thebudgetnista


Building a BOLD Brand

Dayna Bolden

Dayna Bolden is a Lifestyle Digital Content Creator and Founder of Define Bold Fitness. Dayna has consistently dominated the online arena as a powerhouse influencer. Through embracing authenticity, transparency, and vulnerability she has created an inclusive community of women. It's through embracing these qualities that her business has become a source of inspiration for women across the world. Dayna has been acknowledged by media outlets such as Forbes, Elle Magazine and was voted as one of Essence Magazine’s top influencers to follow as she inspires her audience on a daily basis with her creative, authentic, and relatable content. Dayna’s mission is to inspire women to maintain a healthy well-rounded lifestyle through embracing what makes them BOLD. Find her on Instagram @daynabolden


Using Your Voice to Make an Impact

Tenicka Boyd

Tenicka is a Manhattan based mom living a colorful life. She creates fashion, travel and lifestyle content. She spent over 15 years in nonprofit, serving on the leadership teams of organizations like 100 year old legal advocacy organization ACLU and racial justice organization Color Of Change. With a masters degree in public policy, Tenicka served in the Obama Administration before fostering an online community of a half a million people that focuses on living a colorful and purpose driven life. Tenicka has traveled to well over 60 countries with her husband and daughter. You can follow her adventures on Pinterest, Instagram, Youtube and TikTok @TenickaB


Intentionally Pursuing All Life's Potentials

Patricia Kihoro


Overcoming Fear & Unlocking Your Authentic Self

Hayet Rida

Hayet Rida is a creative strategist at Meta and the founder & CEO of several businesses. She uses her Instagram platform as a self love haven, sprinkled with decor, fun and boss babe tips. When she isn’t interacting with her audience she runs an influencer learning platform Creator EDU and Aiya Candle Co. through which she continues to build her message of authenticity and excellence. Most recently, she launched her first brick and mortar store in Ghana, Oma. Find her on Instagram @hayet.rida