Kandice Cole is a consultant, writer, and the creator of the Unbothered Black Girl Collective.
Kandice attended the University of Chicago, earning her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and her Master’s in Teaching. She was the 2005 recipient of the Rockefeller Brother’s Fund Fellowship for Teachers of Color. She started her teaching career in Sacramento and then went on to teach in elementary classrooms in Chicago. After leaving the formal classroom, she discovered new ways to utilize her teaching skills. She has been a consultant for the University of Chicago’s Urban Teacher Education Program, Narrative 4, and other organizations. She has also facilitated workshops for many organizations and worked in the non-profit sector.
Throughout her career and entrepreneurial journey, Kandice has experienced exhaustion and burnout. She has become committed to practicing self-care and using it as a catalyst to expand her own creative capacity. Through Unbothered Black Girl Collective, she cultivates spaces for Black women to practice creative self-care.
Kandice is the author of several self-published personal development guides. Her writing has been featured online at Tiny Buddha, Wild Sister Magazine, Having Time, 30 Second Mom, and many others. She is currently working on a fiction novel and was recently selected to participate in the Hurston Wright Foundation Writer’s Workshop.
Kandice lives in the Houston area with her husband and daughter.
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