From pain to purpose, Elizabeth Correia shares her story by delivering motivational lectures on her journey through healing; emotionally, physically, spiritually and mentally. She brings her audience a unique perspective on issues many of them face each day.
No Stranger to survival, Elizabeth empowers young women to live life with purpose through her memoir ‘If You Played In My Playground’; a disturbing, shocking, hopeful and inspiring story detailing her life as an abused child in and out of foster care, a survivor of domestic violence and a teen mother.
Elizabeth is the founder of The D.e.v.a In You Group – a personal development and leadership company for women and girls. She provides life development workshops and programs through her speaking and life coaching practice. Through her transformational work, Elizabeth passionately helps women and girls to build resilience and make healthier choices in order to fulfill their destiny.
As a speaker and Life Coach, Elizabeth uses her ‘story’ of moving from victim to victor to inspire women and girls to overcome obstacles and challenges in order to achieve their greatest potential. She has delivered life transforming messages to diverse audiences of women, girls and youth, educators, administrators, teachers, parents and social service providers; through workshops, retreats, teleseminars, webinars, keynote addresses and training programs. Through private and group coaching sessions, workshops in person or by phone / Internet, Elizabeth teaches women and girls how to push through their ‘story’ and limiting beliefs that are holding them back from discovering and fulfilling their purpose. Her style of coaching helps her clients to maximize their strengths and develop a positive self-image.
Six years ago Elizabeth founded Street Projects which provides aid, feeds the hungry, clothes the poor and ministers to those who have lost hope and have been disadvantaged by family and social circumstances. Her motivation to better the streets of Toronto is deeply rooted from her life as a street kid. Elizabeth has dedicated her life to positive girls / women’s development programming. She has chosen to use her story in service of her community and to serve the world.