Kneeshe Parkinson is the Founder of RISE Impact a motivational speaker, Certified Life Coach, Trainer,
Facilitator, Activist, and Founder of KneesheSpeaksSTL~2018. Kneeshe is an awardee of the BALSA
Foundation where she has invested her time over a 10-week Cohort and received a cash award of
$1000.00 in seed start-up funding for her non-profit. Kneeshe Parkinson has nearly two decades of
catalyzing individuals in the areas of health, education, and emotional well-being.