Chonya Davis Johnson

Chonya Davis Johnson is a great resource on education issues, youth leadership and the modern mom’s role in advocacy. She is the author of the soon to be published “The "L" Factor and "Mommy the Leader" a parent guide to affirming their children. In addition, she is the founder of derf Consults, the Executive Youth Leadership Summit & Mommy the Leader blog, an online advocacy and educational resource for parents. Her life’s mission is to help train and cultivate youth leaders and provide resources to empower mothers to be their children first teacher and best advocate. Chonya understands firsthand the importance of each role and believes it essential for success in today's society. Over the past twelve years, she has partnered with various organizations, facilitated panel discussions and have been a guest speaker and featured on several media outlets, including guest co-host on Radio One - Praise 104.1, guest on Wealthy Sistah and other youth & women focused blog talk radio shows. When this awesome wife and mother is not working, traveling with her family and/or reading to her daughter, she’s busy working with organizations aimed at leadership cultivation in women and young leaders. Most days, she is found multitasking working on her laptop, texting and talking on her blackberry. She can be reached at