Empowered Magazine Alumni

Isha Cogborn


Epiphany Institute



Empowered Alumni Spotlight

Whether she’s hosting satellite broadcasts with Oscar- winning actress Hilary Swank, giving career advice in magazines like Ebony and Cosmo, or landing in the top three percent of finalists for a show on the Oprah Winfrey Network, Isha’s mission is to help you build the career of your dreams.

Isha is the founder of Epiphany Institute where she specializes in helping coaches, consultants, authors and other experts build their platforms and personal brands without burning out. She’s the author of personal branding primer, 5 Rules to Win Being You, and publisher of the On Purpose anthology series, featuring rising stars in personal and professional development.

Tried by fire, Isha operates with resilience birthed from being a teenage mother on welfare, corporate layoffs and a bout with homelessness after a failed business venture.

Determined to find purpose in her struggles, Isha founded Startup Life Support in 2017 to help entrepreneurs overcome the fear, frustration and isolation of starting a business. When you work with Isha, it’s like hiring three experts in one – a certified life and corporate coach, business strategist and a seasoned PR pro with who served as a global communications and branding manager for one of the world’s largest corporations.

Isha earned a degree in Broadcast and Cinematic Arts from Central Michigan University. She’s an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and volunteers with several local organizations that support small business success. Be sure to connect with Isha on LinkedIn and Facebook.

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