Andrena Sawyer

Author and Entrepreneur in Washington, DC

Andrena Sawyer

Author and Entrepreneur in Washington, DC

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Andrena Sawyer is an entrepreneur, author, speaker, and consultant committed to helping people thrive in their purpose. ​ She is the president of P.E.R.K. Consulting, an advisory firm for nonprofits and small businesses in the Washington DC area. Born in Freetown, Sierra Leone, she credits her family's move to the United States during Sierra Leone's decade-long civil war for her interest in human triumph and perseverance.

In 2013, she was named among the “Top 30 under 30″ movers and shakers in Washington DC by WKYS 93.9. In 2015, she was awarded The International Alliance for Women World of Difference 100 Award and the Women Owned Small Business Award by the Associated Black Charities. She is a certified Self-Esteem and Life Skills Trainer.

In addition to her work with P.E.R.K. Consulting, she enjoys reading, writing, traveling and looking for inspiration in the most unlikely places. She is the author of The Other Side of Assertiveness and The Long Way Home.

  • Work
    • P.E.R.K. Consulting
  • Education
    • Howard University
    • University of Dayton