Cynthia W. Bledsoe is a consultant and coach whose work focuses on creating social impact through the creative and performing arts. She is a Reiki Master-Teacher, Medical Reiki™ Master and Performing Arts Coach. A believer in the power of storytelling to create change, she is an award-winning writer and executive producer for web based programming and branded entertainment. Her greatest day was when she met her "other mother," Carol Burnett, backstage at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago. She also holds a certification as a Standards for Excellence® Licensed Consultant for the nonprofit sector.