About

 

Shiemicka LaShanne is an expert on Confidence.

As CEO of Own it Authentically, Shiemicka has the ability to empower her clients to elevate to the next level. She mentors moms, children, teens, and young adults on how to turn their fears into Confidence by ditching imposter syndrome, limiting beliefs, and taking action, so they can exceed their goals and step boldly into the life they deserv

“I wasn’t always confident. My journey began over 30 years ago when I decided that I wanted more! With little confidence and lots of fear, I decided to do one of the things I feared the most, compete in a beauty pageant. Since that day, I have never stopped stepping out of my comfort zone. I will teach you how to do the same!”.


Building confidence doesn’t have to be hard and parenting doesn’t have to be hard.   You just need the right strategy to get you moving.

Own It Authentically, is a full-service boutique agency that empowers high-achieving moms to take control and create a fun, easy, and effortless relationship of open communication with their kids that is stress-less and worry-free
I will empower you to build the confidence you need to ELEVATE to your next level.

Shiemicka is a mom, seasoned confidence coach, mentor, philanthropist, actress, former beauty queen, and the CEO of Own It Authentically.

      • A member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG)/ American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA)
      • A certified Life Coach for children & teens through the Adventures in WisdomTM Life Coaching Program
      • Miss Belize Universe 2000, 2nd Runner-Up at Mrs. New York America 2005, and 3rd Runner-Up at Miss New York USA 1999, Miss Belize New York, Queen of the Bay 1992
      • Vice President of Philanthropy at a New York Non-Profit 2008-Present
      • State Director – New York & New Jersey’s Perfect Model Competition 2008-2020
      • Executive Producer – Taking the Stage Talent Showcase, 2008-Present
      • Executive Producer- Miss Glitz, Glamour & Brains in S.T.E.M. 2019-2020
      • National Director – Miss Earth Belize 2022
      • Crain’s New York Business, April 2021, Notable in Nonprofits and Philanthropy
      • Stand-In for the late Whitney Houston
      • Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Media/Theatre and a Master’s Degree in Public Relations Management
      • Attended The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Weist-Barron School of Television, and Penny Templeton Studios

    When I’m not working with clients, I enjoy trying out new recipes, catching up with friends, and spending quality time with my son.

Nia Woods 

World’s Perfect Woman 2018, 1st Runner-Up
Wife & Mom 
“Shiemicka has a gift for knowing exactly what you need to elevate yourself to the next level. I’m still not certain if its magic or intuition? Either way she brings out the best parts of you and teaches you how to always lead with those strengths.”