Hailed as “one of the most provocative speakers on the national circuit today!” Eraka Rouzorondu is a nationally acclaimed Empowerment Specialist. As CEO of Ma’at Enterprises -- a comprehensive empowerment conglomerate -- Eraka provides personal, professional, cultural and spiritual empowerment services.
Eraka's clients have included organizations such as the Smithsonian Institution and the Association of Black Psychologists, and corporations such as Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics. She has lectured at colleges and universities from coast to coast, and has keynoted at national conventions such as the African American Women’s Conference. From 2015-2018, Eraka hosted the “Wisdom Wednesday” broadcast of “The Source” on Philadelphia’s WURD-FM commercial radio station.
Pronounced “Air-RA-ka ROW-thor-OWN-du”
Eraka’s work is rooted in Egyptian history and philosophy, informed by humankind’s greatest thinkers, distilled for modern-day relevance, and delivered with Eraka’s unique and dynamic presentation style. Through her lectures, workshops, poetry, performance art and publications, she puts human beings in tough with their inherent personal power. Eraka’s publications include “Answers: A Philosophical Foundation for an Empowered Life,” which is a “how-to” personal empowerment manual; “When Loving God is Not Enough,” a workbook on expanding spiritual empowerment within religious faith; and her award-winning poetry and prose,“Path to Power: The Making of a New Afrikan.”
Eraka hails from Queens, New York, where she was an inaugural middle-school student in the Queens Association for Exceptionally Gifted Children. A graduate in theatre of the New York High School of the Performing Arts, Eraka was accepted to Howard University on a National Competitive Scholarship, where she majored in Journalism, won the crowns of Miss New York and Miss School of Communications, and pledged Alpha Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
Eraka founded her first empowerment organization, ASCENSION PRODUCTIONS, in 1986.
She has never looked back.