Thought Leader


Melisa has been featured as a Thought Leader in the following publications; Ebony Magazine, Redbook Magazine, Parents Magazine, CBS News, Fox News , US News and World Report, and in many other notable publications, radio broadcasts, and television appearances. Melisa also the author of Live Out Loud, 52 Ways to Reawaken Your Spirit and Live a Life of Purpose. Live Out Loud is featured in the Chris Nolen Film, ” 72 Hours”. Melisa continues to tranform lives through her work with women owned business leaders at The Eliza Mary Global Network.

Thought Leader

Melisa is a thought leader that expresses her gifts through leading, coaching and teaching. Melisa is a graduate of Roosevelt University, Chicago, with a Bachelors and Masters degree in Psychology. Melisa is currently earning a certificate of Global Excellence in leadership in a international program.

Life Purpose Coach

Melisa empowers her clients to take control of their destiny. With over 12 years experience as a Counselor and Coach, Melisa has assisted hundreds of clients in reaching their goals and fulfilling their dreams. Melisa has also taught students at Joliet Junior College, Morton College and the University of Phoenix in Psychology and Sociology courses. Melisa has been affectionately called “The Vision Coach” because she has assisted many clients in reclaiming and discovering their vision and purpose.

International Speaker

Melisa is a dynamic speaker. Ms. Alaba presents to fortune 500 companies, conferences and organizations at home and abroad. Melisa shares her inspirations story of overcoming Thyroid cancer and living a life of impact. Melisa Alaba is the founder and Chief Global Ambassador at The Eliza Mary Global Network.