Candi Sterling is a personal brand strategist and image consultant who helps women entrepreneurs create success with less struggle and more style. For nearly 15 years, she has led strategic brand initiatives in several sectors and has taught communications at several institutions and entities. She has worked in commercial real estate, the creative industries, environmental sustainability, the health foods industry and conference/event production. Today, Candi appears regularly as a featured speaker/contributor for various panels and programs. A published writer, she is the creative director of On Her Mission, a women’s media brand that delivers signature content.
Candi’s formal education includes a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism/Performing Arts from the State University of New York (New Paltz, NY) and a Master of Science in Library, Information Science/Technology from Simmons University (Boston, MA). She is a former Singularity University Teaching Fellow (NASA Ames Research Park, Mountain View, CA) and a practicing research librarian. Since 2018, she has served on the leadership team for Believe Inspire Grow (B.I.G.), a global women’s empowerment organization.
Born in Montego Bay, Jamaica, Candi spent her early years in the suburbs of New York state and is now based in Fairfield County, Connecticut. She is a pageant titleholder who enjoys makeup artistry and all things historical. Candi has held titles in various pageant systems that most recently include serving as International Ms. Jamaica 2019.