About Zakiya Larry
'Elevation Strategist’ Zakiya Larry, elevates brands, self-awareness and influence through coaching for media or public speaking mastery, crisis mitigation and strategic public relations.
Zakiya’s media features as an expert include: O, The Oprah Magazine (.com,) FOX News Radio Network, Black Enterprise.com, The Washington Post, ESSENCE, and many others.
As a speaker, Zakiya has moved audiences from in The East Room at The White House to Johannesburg, South Africa. She has also been a featured speaker at major international events like SXSW and MegaFest.
A trained journalist, Zakiya is CEO of Quest Media Training, a strategic communications firm. She and her team teach entrepreneurs or executives and their teams how to find ‘Your Core,’ how to Master The Media, and how to elevate your business above a crisis. Zakiya also personally leads campaigns to pivot and create relevant messaging in response to crises and social unrest.
She has managed publicity for many blockbuster hits and New York Times bestsellers. Zakiya has also coordinated production for Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Oz and other notables, and her work has garnered no less than a dozen national and international awards.