Pasha Cook is a native of Houston, Texas. She is a former collegiate and semi pro basketball player. After receiving a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Memphis in 2002, she sustained a career ending injury. This struggle quickly propelled Pasha to finding a new strength- she decided to combine her passion as an educator, experience as an entrepreneur, and love for fashion to create an organization that will positively impact and encourage individuals world-wide.
Cook relocated to New York to work as an image and branding consultant for elite athletes which led her to establish Pasha Cook & Associates. She coaches her clients on how to identify and develop their transferable skills, and how to maximize their potential to create life-long success.
Additionally, she facilitates athlete empowerment workshops, leadership development trainings, and character-building seminars. Pasha educates and consults her clients on discovering their truth and intentionally transitioning to their greatness.
She not only enhances the lives of her private clients, she also partners with non-profit organizations, corporate sports organizations, and collegiate institutions to create seminars and forums that focus on the challenges presented by race and ethnicity, athletic identity, socio-economic status, and generational difference.
Cook has worked with the WNBA, NCAA, Kips Bay Boy's & Girl's Club, the Women's Prison Association, Dress for Success, and a host of youth programs and schools. She has also been featured on MSNBC and in the Houston Business Journal, Black Enterprise Magazine, and YSF Magazine. Women CEO Project- Houston awarded Pasha Cook & Associates with the 2015 Biggest Transformation Award for its service and growth.
Cook is devoted to Empowering others with her Inspirational message which charges individuals to “Discover Your Inner Champion”.