Dr. Tekemia Dorsey is the CEO of the International Association of Black Triathletes, and Owner of IABT MultiSport Racing. Dr. Dorsey is the founder of the 2018 “Youth & Junior TRI-Conference®/EXPO*Event!”
Dr. Dorsey received her Doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership from the University of Phoenix and Masters of Education in Guidance & Counseling from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
Using her leadership principles and core pillars, Dr. Dorsey has become an established, best-selling and awarding winner author and business professional, keynote speaker, facilitator/workshop presenter, curriculum specialist, publisher, professor, entrepreneur, radio show host, executive leadership trainer/coach, community activist, athlete and Child of God.
She is a well-rounded athlete as a runner (marathoner), duathlete, triathlete, and an IRONMAN.
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Who is Tekemia
Getting into sports
Playing softball at college
Getting into running
Running her first race
Falling in love with running
Inspiring people with her running
Making the transition into triathlon in 2013
Starting with a Duathalon - run - bike - run
Doing her first Ironman - Ironman Eagleman
Learning how to swim
Why she does challenges
Why quitting has never been an option
Applying lessons from her life to doing the Ironman
Creating SMART goals and achieving them
Being her own worst enemy
“Failure is not an option”
Being raised by her grandmother
Starting the IABT - International Association of Black Triathletes
The vision and the goals for IABT
Being new to the multi-sport industry
Figuring out her niche
Getting her children involved in triathlon
Having a focus on youth
Getting to understand the industry more
Creating a guaranteed pathway to college through triathlon
Creating opportunities for youth
Dealing with set backs and stress
Being a single mum
Changing the narrative
What a typical week looks like
Launching a new initiative
IABT/IABT MultiSport Racing - Mission is to develop athletic talent and the whole Child, living in urban communities through the Multi-sport Industry. Website - https://www.iabtyouthnjuniortriconference.org Facebook - @IABTriathletes Instagram - @iabtriathletes
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